S Sreesanth is ready for Bollywood comeback, in dance film ‘Item Number One’

First published April 21, 2022, 2:02 PM IST

S Sreesanth is retired from professional cricket. He will return to Bollywood and appear in a dance film titled “Item Number One”.

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Former Indian pacemaker S Sreesanth drew back the curtain on his glorious career last month. However, a month after retiring, he is set to start his new venture as he seeks to make his Bollywood comeback. He will be featured in an upcoming dance film titled “Item Number One”, directed by Paalooran.

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Apart from acting in the film, Sreesanth will also make his debut as a singer. He will sign a fast lane for the same film. Recording for the same has already started at a studio in Kochi, while Sajeev Mangalath tuned the song. Sreesanth is excited about the prospect, as he has never shown his dancing skills in a film.

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Sreesanth said to ANI“I am honored and thankful to NNG films, especially Paalooran, the director, and Sajeev, the music director. This is my first Hindi project in which I will sing a song and dance. I am grateful that the directors and all the people of Kerala support me especially after my retirement.I am not from an artistic family, it is not my career but I will give my 100% in this profession.As a sportsman, With all due respect to other cricketers and sportsmen who have done theatre, I believe I can do much better.”

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“I’m playing a good character in the movie. People have seen me dance on reality shows, but it’s a dance-based comedy. There’s suspense at the end and a great climax. I I’ve never danced even in my Tamil film. That’s why I’m excited. It’s an interesting and challenging role for me,” Sreesanth added.

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Sreesanth has also confirmed that he will act as a cricket commentator in the coming days. He divided his time between commentary and reading some league games. As for his entertainment role, he has starred in five films so far, including a couple in Bollywood (Aksar 2 and Cabaret).

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