Vivan Bhathena, a model-turned-actor is being considered to play the villain in the remake of Hero (1983), which will be marking the debut of Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty.
A source revealed that Bhathena’s role will be very significant post interval. “Vivan’s role is crucial and has been upgraded from the original. Though several actors had auditioned for the part, the makers felt that Vivan was right for it,” the source said.
A spokesperson from the production house however, said that the talks with the actor is still on. The film is being produced by Salman Khan and directed by Nikhil Advani.