Cricketer Andre Russell planning to enter Bollywood

Before Andre Russell, Brett Lee had been one of the Australian cricketers who had also worked in the Bollywood industry as an entertainer. They will be taking care of Andre Russell’s branding and management globally. 2017-04-15T09:51:44+00:00″>
Updated: April 15, 2017 9:51 am

Andre Russell is exploring a career in performing arts. I will be launching my first international music video with main focus in India this year and then maybe explore acting in Bollywood films.”
Venus Entertainment Group who signed up Bravo and successfully launched Champion has also signed up Andre Russell for management and building a global brand. One of the projects might even see the two collaborating. Last year, he was seen in a film, Unindian opposite Tannishtha Chatterjee and in 2011 he had collaborated with Asha Bhosle for ‘You’re the One for Me’. The cricketer, who has taken a hiatus from the sports world, will be channeling his time and energy more constructively on his second passion. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App now
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Recently, Andre met with Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat at AAHOA in San Antonio, Texas and they exchanged notes on music, movies and sports over a dinner with the sultry actress dishing out tips to the cricketer on how to secure a Bollywood flick and expressing mutual desire to collaborate on an upcoming project. Also read: The Kapil Sharma Show survives Sunil Grover clash, but loses out to Nach Baliye 8 in TV’s top 10
Russell stated, “Yes it is true that I’m exploring a career in the performing arts. Taking inspiration from Dwayne Bravo who’s hits ‘Champion’, ‘Jaegerbomb’ and ‘Trip Abhi Baki Hai’ were well received, this 28-year-old Jamaican cricketer will also follow suit by launching his single produced by GeminiMusiq based in Los Angeles who was a producer on Bieber’s recent album ‘Sorry’ this year. West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell will be making his debut in music and films this year.