Actor Saif Ali Khan.
Saif Ali Khan will be seen as a second generation aspiring politician in the ‘Tandav’ web series. He says that his own privileged royal upbringing made him the choice of casting director for the role in the show.
- Last Updated:January 10, 2021, 8:19 PM IST
Speaking to a media house, he said, ‘I grew up in a very privileged section of New Delhi, I understand that if you are asking me to play the role of privileged prince of a politician, So this roll will be given to me naturally, because I have been raised in this way. This is a very good casting.
Saif is the son of late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore. He is also called the Nawab of Pataudi for being the heir of Pataudi Palace. Talking about the theme of the story of the web series, Saif said that, its story is a war between the privileged and the underprivileged. It depicts the fight between Saif’s character and a young student politician played by Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub.
He said, ‘The whole show is really an ongoing battle between these two. People will certainly question the privileged and the rights acquired on the basis of descent, as it should be. We are arguing, talking. Accepting and rejecting. All this is very enjoyable to be in our culture. ‘Tandav’ includes Sunil Grover, Dimple Kapadia, Sarah Jane Dias, Kritika Kamra and other artists. The show will be released on January 15 on Amazon Prime Video. There are many other projects in Saif’s kitty. He has a film ‘Bhoot Police’ with Arjun Kapoor, Yami Gautam and Jacqueline Fernandez, for which he has been shooting for the last few months. There is also ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’ with Rani Mukherjee and Siddhant Chaturvedi. Saif has also worked with Prabhas in ‘Adipurush’ and in the film ‘Vikram Vedha’ with R Madhavan.