Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Southern actor Suman Talwar is extremely happy that Akshay Kumar referred his name for a role in upcoming film "Gabbar", which will also mark his debut in Bollywood.
"I received quite a few Bollywood offers after my performance in 'Sivaji', but nothing excited me as much as 'Gabbar'. When I came to know that Akshay Kumar had referred my name to the director, I was really touched and extremely happy. I would like to thank him for the opportunity," Suman told IANS.
Suman has high hopes from "Gabbar".
"It's not every day that you get opportunities to work in Bollywood. I hope 'Gabbar' helps me make a mark in the industry. I expect it to be a turning point in my career," he added.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is producing "Gabbar", which went on floors recently.
With over three decades of experience in the industry, 54-year-old Suman is known for southern films such as "Annamayya", "Kuruvi" and "Bindaas".