Omerta actor Rajkummar Rao had to ‘cultivate anger’ to play a terrorist


Presented by Swiss Entertainment and Karma Media, Omerta also has an ensemble cast featuring Timothy Ryan Hickernell, Kewal Arora, Rajesh Tailang and others. I was simultaneously growing my beard to physically also resemble him (Omar Sheikh). 2018-04-07T09:04:57+05:30″>
Published: April 7, 2018 9:04:57 am

Rajkummar Rao plays terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh in Hansal Mehta’s Omerta. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App I watched a lot of documentaries and hate speeches to cultivate anger in me.”
He added, “Apart from watching documentaries, I also was in London, to get used to the accent and learn about the culture there. Omerta is based on a true story of Omar Sheikh, exposing the real and present danger of Pakistan sponsored terror. It is woven around the bloody terror attacks starting from the kidnapping of the foreign tourists to 9/11 and the Mumbai Terror Strike to the brutal beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl. The film, directed by Hansal Mehta and produced by Nahid Khan, is set to release on April 20. I was also working out, trying to be strong physically.”
The film got rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Busan International Film Festival and MAMI, also garnering a positive response at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. In an exclusive interview with ANI, the 33-year-old actor said, “A lot of preparation was needed to play the character of Omar Sheikh in Omerta. Related News
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