Earlier it was being speculated that either Shah Rukh
Khan or Salman Khan would play Lord Krishna in Grazing
Goat Pictures first offering OMG...Oh My God,
but now it has been decided that the star producer himself
would essay the cameo.
screen adaptation of Paresh Rawals play Krishna
vs Kanhaiyalal, the Umesh Shukla-directed film
has Rawal play an atheist while Kumar puts up a guest
appearance as Lord Krishna.
hadnt approached any other actor. We were contemplating
it, but I was able to adjust my dates and make time
for the cameo. Its only eight-10 days work, but
its a significant role, Kumar has reportedly
said while confirming his portrayal.
vs Kanhaiyalal shows Rawal playing a small-time
businessman who runs an antique shop and his brush
with God, religion, beliefs and virtues. Although
it is a comedy, it opens some very hard truths about
society, culture, religion and idol worship.
the form of dialogues in scenes that range from household
issues between a couple to the corny, but still favourite
court scene, the intent of the author
comes out strongly in the script. The play itself
flows in the form of intense debates and discussions
focussed on the specific issues that it wants to address.
film is being co-produced by Kumar and Rawal while
Viacom 18 will distribute the film.