Veteran Dalip Tahil On His Role In SRK's Ra.One

Veteran Dalip Tahil On His Role In SRK's Ra.One

September 15, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): Veteran actor Dalip Tahil, who is mainly remembered for his villainous roles in Bollywood films, is playing the owner of a game programming company in Shah Rukh Khan starrer sci-fi movie Ra. One.

Ra.One is Tahil’s first movie for Shah Rukh Khan's production house and the veteran is very excited as well as impressed about it. The name of his character is Baron, the owner of a Game Programming Company called Baron Industries.

Dalip was quoted saying that he essays the role of an obsessive, sinister man, who is good partially and is a very volatile character. Dalip shares screen space with other actors like Shahana Goswami and Arjun Rampal apart from SRK. Shahana is playing the principal of a school.

Sharing about how he got the film, Dalip said that it was an informal meeting with SRK at a friend’s place in London. There, Tahil mentioned that he hadn’t worked with King Khan after Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and SRK instantly confirmed him for the role in Ra.One with his assurance.

Dalip, an admirer of SRK added that Shah Rukh is a very practical person and it’s always pleasure to work with him as he brings in all positive energy with him on the sets. Tahil said that the movie is almost equivalent to an international project when it comes to technology. The veteran actor sounded very involved with his role and said that he has finally got something to sink his teeth into.

Dalip's portion of the film has been shot in India and he will complete the shooting by the middle of October. Sources from the Ra.One sets have been quoted saying that audience will be stunned to see the look of Dalip in the movie. The actor also confirmed the news and added that it is kept under wraps till now. Tahil informed that he would look totally different from his real life and he doesn’t allow anyone to take his pictures.

-- Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work