Singer Asif Akbar has finally agreed to act in a film “VIP”
Asif Akbar is a Bangladeshi pop singer. He releases solo, duet and mixed albums and also sings for Bangladeshi cinema.
After 18 years of his singing career, Asif Akbar has finally agreed to act in a film directedby a young filmmaker Saikat Nasir.
Mahiya Mahi will be seen as Asif’s Heroin in the film confirmed Saturday.
Asif has been roped in for a full-length film titled VIP. He will be seen as a CID officer in the film. Shooting will start from the first week of October.
Saikat Nasir the director of the film has played the major part in getting Asif into acting.
Saikat Nasir, director of “VIP”, said that some people say that the image of Asif Bhai’s hero will come to an end. I think it’s wrong. Asif bhai will be presented in such a way that I think his new image will be created.
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Saikat posted a photo of Asif Akbar on Facebook confirming that the singer will be seen in his new film.
Although Asif was offered many films earlier, Asif agreed to sign Saikat’s new venture ‘VIP’ as an actor. The director Saikat Nasir came into limelight after his blockbuster ‘Desha the Leader’.
Fans and friends of the singer started making wild guesses as to who would be the female lead right after the Facebook post. Some even said Jaya Ahsan could pair with Asif in the film.
Describing Mahi’s approach positive the singer and would-be actor said, “We have talked to Mahi, she is positive. If everything goes well, it will be a good film.”
VIP’ will be a big budget action-thriller web-film of 140 minutes length.
The estimated budget of the film is four crore taka. The director hopes that this huge sum might be collected back given the latest prospects seen in digital streaming and viewing platforms and international marketing.
Filming will begin after Eid-ul-Azha according to the director. The screenplay has been penned by Asad Zaman and Saikat Nasir.
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