He’s not just a village ruffian anymore. Sonu Sood has been roped in to play gangster Dawood in Sanjay Gupta’s Shootout At Wadala.
Sonu said, “It’s an iconic role… Sanjay Gupta is one of the best technicians we have in the industry. He presents his actors like no one else. On the other hand, Ekta Kapoor is one of the most prolific producers. She leaves no stone unturned for her films.”
Sanjay Gupta, who last directed one of the segments in Dus Kahaniyaan in 2007, says, “It is the clash of the titans. Who better to play young Dawood than Sonu Sood? His body language and his physique work for the role perfectly. We show how Dawood forms his D company the very night his brother Shabbir dies.”
Shootout At Wadala, based on a story by Hussain Zaidi, is about the rise of the notorious underworld gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his rivalry with Manya Surve. It talks about the death of Dawood’s brother Shabbir (to be played by Manoj Bajpayee) and the encounter of Manya Surve reportedly orchestrated by Dawood. The film also stars John Abraham as Manya Surve.