Riz Ahmed was considered for Shahid Kapoor’s role in Udta Punjab: ‘Never thought of Bollywood actor for Tommy Singh’

2021-06-19 12:38:22

Screenwriter Sudip Sharma has revealed an unknown fact about his 2016 movie, Udta Punjab. As the film completed five years, Sharma shared some details about casting the role of Tommy Singh, which eventually went to Shahid Kapoor.

Sudip said that the team was initially hoping to cast actor Riz Ahmed in the movie, after watching his performance in Nightcrawler. He said that they never thought of casting a Bollywood actor for the role.

Speaking to Film Companion, he

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