Amar Singh is actor-cum-script advisor in Jayaprada's Bengali film

MUMBAI: Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh will double up as a script-advisor cum actor for a Bengali film Sesh Sanghat (The Last Conflict) being produced by Jayaprada who is also playing the lead role.

Singh plays the role of an ex-minister in Bengal who sympathises with the tribal movement and guides an honest cop, played by Jackie Shroff, in dealing with the land agitation issue.

Says Singh, "This is a film of struggle between the landless and the land grabbers, the haves and the have-nots. The entire story of the film is very topical considering today‘s situation in West Bengal." 

"But I certainly don‘t want to stick to acting. I am an avid movie buff so I cannot say no to actors whom I have grown up watching. Moreover, Since Jaya is very closely associated to me and my party, how could I have said no to her," he adds.

The 53-year-old politician, known for his proximity to the film industry, has earlier acted in two films - Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai and Apne.

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