I Was To Play The Main Lead Role In Dabangg: Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood in Dabangg: Actor Sonu Sood is known for doing intense roles, in upcoming film “Dabangg” he is playing the role of an young politician.  But he uncovered that the lead role played by Salman Khan in the film was actually supposed to be played by him.  Before Salman Khan came on board, the film was offered to me.  Salman’s role of a cop was supposed to be done by me.  The role of an young politician was offered to me and I am playing the same, when the lead role was decided to be played by Salman Khan, said by Sonu to IANS in an interview.  In the films like ‘Yuva’ and ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ the acting skills of the actor came in the front said by him that he is not afraid to be overshadowed by Salman Khan the superstar.  I am not scared of the presence of Salman.  I am having a complete trust in the director of the film, Abhinav Kashyap.  During ‘Yuva’ he was the assistant director of Mani Ratnam.  Since those days I know him.  The character played by me is also quite strong, I was not bothered by being sidelined, said by the Sonu Sood, Cheddi Singh is name of the character he is playing in the film.  ‘Dabangg’ is all set to hit the screens of India on Sep., 10, is produced by Salman’s younger brother Arbaaz Khan the actor and Directed by Kashyap.


Cast & Crew: The team of the film is Salman Khan , Sonu Sood, Sonakshi Sinha (daughter of Star Satrughan Sinha ) as her debut, Dimple Kapadia, Om Puri, Mahesh Manjrekar and Vinod Khanna.  The character he plays in the film he calls is modern day Gabbar Singh of ‘Sholay’ fame.  He adds that he is so close to his character as he recalled the mannerisms of those days of my engineering college classmates. Cheddi Singh is very unpredictable and very powerful guy of his area.  He is like the Gabbar Singh of the modern days.  He is the ruler of the area he is in. With the entry of the Salman’s Character then things changed for him said by 37 year old actor. There were a lot of friends of mine when I was studying  in my engineering college. Many of them were form Uttar Pradesh and Bihar who were linked with youth politics, so their body language was very much known to me of that area.  I know their reactions to the things, it was their mannerisms that helped me to get well into the character, he added.

Sonu Sood

About Sonu Sood: Sonu made his debut in the bollywood with ‘Saheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh’ (2002), it was Mani Ratnam’s ‘Yuva’ he was better noticed as brother of Abhishek Bachchan in (2004), then he did the film like ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’ in 2005, Siskiyan in 2005, Sheesha in 2005 and recently Singh is King in 2008 and Jodhaa Akbar in 2008 are among others.  He is happy with his survival in the industry but still the actor in him is more hungry for the meaty roles.  He said that he has a lot of hunger in him to do more and more, he wants more roles to be offered to him, he is happy with the way his career is moving.  He says he is satisfied with what he has achieved till now because for a person like him it was not possible and easy.  As he not having any filmy background to get the work in the film industry.  Now he can work on his survival tactic.  He select the films that exactly excite him as an actor. He try his best to give hundred percent to his character.  He is regular in his rehearsals.  He gets involved and puts his total inputs to the director also. He keeps in mind that this is the best place for him. He is taking this as challenge that he has to survive in the industry by hook or by crook.  He is very much focused in the industry, added by him


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