The director Tigmanshu Dhulia, who is directing Saif Ali Khan’s next film Bullet Raja,coached Saif with his pronunciation and intonation of the Lucknowi Hindi. The director even made Saif speak to various people; to make him pick up the local accent.
“Saif is a very proactive actor and he keenly participated in the learning process. He is truly a director’s actor and he diligently listened to what I had to say as this is my backyard,” says Tigmanshu Dhulia.
The film Bullet Raja brings out a new avatar of Saif as a Rustic Gangster. The film which is supposed to be an out and out mass flick is about a fictional Mafia in Uttar Pradesh and the movie is set in Lucknow.
The film, being presented by Fox star studios and produced by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nitin Tej Ahuja and Rahul Mitra, is set to release on November 29. It stars Saif, Sonakshi Sinha, Jimmy Shergill, Vidyut Jamwal, Gulshan Grover, Raj Babbar and Chunky Pandey.