Actor Mukul Dev will soon be seen in a period film titled Kartar Singh Sarabha. He says the film aims at giving the Indian revolutionary recognition and respect.
“It’s a legendary character. It’s a very exciting project. The cast is an ensemble and is from various parts of the world. We have a very exciting team and the project is legendary stuff. It has got to be handled with care. I am very excited about the project,” Mukul said.
“The audience will love it and it would give a hero, the much-needed recognition and respect. I am waiting for the audience to celebrate this figure,” he added.
Directed by Kavi Raz, the film revolves around the life of the revolutionary Kartar Singh Sarabha. Kartar along with Bakshish Singh and five others were hanged by the British in the Lahore Conspiracy Case of November 1915.
Mukul will also star in a film based on the unsung heroes of Indian football. Titled “Barefoot Warriors”, the film is about the first national football team of independent India. The story is inspired by the Indian team that played brilliantly at the 1948 London Olympics despite most players playing barefoot, and becoming eligible to participate in the 1950 World Cup.
Mukul Dev is well known for his work in Hindi films, Punjabi films, TV serials and music albums. He has also worked in a few Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu films as well. He is the recipient of the 7th Amrish Puri Award, for excellence in acting for his role in Yamla Pagla Deewana.
He made his acting debut on TV through a serial Mumkin, wherein he essayed the role of Vijay Pandey in 1996
Apart from acting, he is a trained pilot from the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi.