The recent success of Ek Villain۪ (2014) for Riteish Deshmukh will undoubtedly have left him wanting to venture out into different roles despite being known for comedy. The actor recently talked about his role as a suicide bomber in the forthcoming Bangistan۪.
Deshmukh revealed, according to Bollywood Hungama, that he and co-star Pulkit Samrat will be playing two friends of different religions; one of Hindu and the other is Muslim. The film also stars Jacqueline Fernandez.
Bangistan۪ is produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani۪s Excel Entertainment and will be shot in Poland, Ladakh and Benares. It will be directed by Karan Anshuman.