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Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s next has Sunny Deol as a pundit

MUMBAI: Sunny Deol, known to play heroic roles in films like Damini and Gaddar, is soon to play a pundit in Mohalla Assi, a film by Chandraprakash Dwivedi.


Said Deol in a statement, "The script of Mohalla Assi is very different and interesting, especially the character I play is very unique - it‘s not quite like anything I have played yet. You will see me in an entirely new avatar. It‘s true that I will be playing a pundit. Therefore, I will be dressed in clothes that are typical for a pundit, right down to a ‘choti‘ to complete the look." 


Deol’s attire in the film, unlike what he has worn before, is replete with a dhoti, kurta, gamcha (cotton towel) and kolhapuri chappals. He would also be sporting a ‘choti’.


The film is based on a popular Hindi novel ‘Kashi Ka Assi‘ written by Dr. Kashinath Singh. It is set in a famous and historical ‘mohalla‘ (locality) on the southern end of Benaras on the river bank of Ganga.


The film is being produced by Vinay Tiwari of Crossword Entertainment.

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