Despite his success, to do an unconventional story like October is really brave: Shoojit Sircar on Varun Dhawan

I felt in my gut and instinct that she was right. He just doesn’t only dance and jump, there is some sensibility in him too. Present at a promotional event for his forthcoming romantic drama film, Shoojit said that he was looking for a fresh cast. “Good thing about Varun Dhawan, despite his success with films, for him to do this kind of film, an unusual and unconventional story, that is really brave,” he said. There is something very nice and vulnerable about him. Related News
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Varun Dhawan plays the character of Dan in Shoojit Sircar’s October. Also I had not seen his films. “There is maturity in her in terms of thinking, and I thought she is right for the role and when you will see the film, you will know. The entire team is really excited about the event as the world of October is finally going to get revealed to the audience. Written by Juhi Chaturvedi, the Shoojit Sircar directorial will release on April 13. The Vicky Donor director also said it was very brave of Varun to act in an unconventional and unusual movie. “We needed someone young and fresh, like 20 years old, so Varun Dhawan was not on my casting list at all. He is perfect as Dan, the character”. Banita Sandhu, the debutante from Wales, will share screen space with Varun in the film and Shoojit also shared his reasons to cast a newbie. “But one day he was in office and I saw him, I was aware of his image, his commercial world image, but somewhere I felt he is not like that, he is different,” said Shoojit. Shoojit Sircar found Varun Dhawan perfect for his character ‘Dan’ as “he has something different in his eyes… honesty and innocence. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App “I wanted to cast absolutely fresh for this film. Just like in Piku, you can’t think of anyone other than Deepika Padukone as Piku, it is the same with her.”

October is all set for a world premiere in Dubai.