Irfan Pathan To Act In Vikram's Film!

Tue Oct 15 2019 13:29:09 GMT+0530 (IST)

Left-arm swing bowler Irfan Pathan who played in team India for a long time and was vital in the T20 World Cup victory of 2007 is all set to make his silver screen debut. This Gujarati cricketer will be playing the role of a police officer in Chiyaan Vikram's upcoming film directed by Ajay Gnanamuthu.



The team of '#ChiyaanVikram58' officially welcomed Irfan Pathan on board from their Twitter handle and renowned trade analyst Taran Adarsh too confirmed it. When quizzed about this, Irfan stated that "When the director approached me, my first question was, 'Why me?'. He explained that the role suited me perfectly and that they were keen on casting me". He added that language won't be a problem as he spent quality time playing in Chennai for Chennai Super Kings in IPL.

This 34-year-old who is currently a coach of the Kashmir Ranji team and a commentator will join the team once the shooting starts. Vikram will be seen in several different characters in this film produced by Lalith Kumar and AR Rahman will be composing the music. After Sreesanth, another cricketer comes in front of the camera.