News|November 18, 2010 9:49 am

Vyacheslav Razbegaev Debuting in Bollywood

If Hollywood attracts Bollywood actors to work in Hollywood, in a same way, Bollywood also attracts foreign actors to work in Bollywood. One more foreign actor, Vyacheslav Razbegaev, famous Rusian actor, is ready to debut in in Abbas-Mustan’s Players.

The actor recently visited India to know about his co-star, Abhishek Bachchan, who is also part of the film. A source says,

“Razbegaev arrives tomorrow and will be here in Goa for three days. He is one of Russia’s highest paid actors.

In fact, directors Abbas-Mustan find him as hot as George Clooney. His role is a significant one and he will have several scenes with Bachchan Jr.”

“So, Vyacheslav expressed a desire to get familiar with and bond with Abhishek and the rest of the cast and crew. Though he starts shooting for Players in Russia only in February next year, he wanted to come to Goa to come to grips with shooting in an Indian scenario.”

Interestingly, when Abbas-Mustan met the actor in Russia, he told them that the only two Indian actors;  Raj Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan.  Director Abbas Burmawala also confirmed it,

“Vyacheslav plays a Russian general in our film. When we went to St Petersburg in Russia for a recce, we found that he is a very popular actor there. He was keen to learn Hindi but we told him he could speak in Russian and Hindi. He knows the words shukriya and namaste.”