KARACHI: Actor-singer Adeel Chaudhry’s Bollywood film, Rhythm, is set to release next month. According to a press release, the film will see the Pakistani musician appear on the big screen in the romantic movie directed and produced by Vivek Kumar.
The actor-singer, who kicked off his career with the television series Kaise Tum Se Kahoon, established his first connect with the Indian market through a TV commercial.
The success of his debut album Koi Chehra helped him cement his identity as a popular musician. He also lent his voice for the track Move Your Body for 2008 Bollywood film Kismat Konnection. The song in the Shahid Kapoor-Vidya Balan starrer also won him an award.
Rhythm director said, “I always want to cast fresh and new faces and it was important to rope in an actor who the audience can connect with. I saw Adeel’s audition and I knew he was perfect for the role. In fact, I had so much faith in him that I called him up directly on the first day of the shoot.”
The film has been shot in different locations in Poland and will release next month across local and Indian cinemas.
In an earlier interview with The Express Tribune, Adeel had said, “My ultimate dream is to act in Bollywood. We all want to make our mark around the world; hence, no one would want to lose out on any chances they have of making it big.”
Published in The Express Tribune, January 14th, 2016.