Actor Dhanush is a well known cricket fan. Whenever a cricket match takes place in Chennai Chepauk stadium he makes sure to catch it live in action if he does not have shoot. Now the actor has revealed that he is a foot ball enthusiast too.
At the time when the entire world is has been gripped with the ongoing Football world cup, Dhanush admits that he has been keenly following the FIFA world cup that is currently going on in Brazil. When asked for his reaction to Amitabh Bachchan’s comment comparing him with Brazilian star striker Neymar, Dhanush with a smile said that it isn’t a bad name to be compared with and he is thrilled about Big B’s comment.
Dhanush is currently acting in his second Hindi film ‘Shamitabh’ that is being directed by R.Balki. Amitabh and Kamal Haasan’s younger daughter Akshara Haasan are his co-stars in the film.
Dhanush said he did not know a word in Hindi and had to write the dialogues in English and practice them standing in front of the mirror before going to everyday shoot of his debut film ‘Raanjhanaa’. However he is comfortable with the language in ‘Shamitabh’ and he wants us to wait until the film’s release to know the reason.
Back in Tamil, the actor’s 25th film and production venture ‘Velai Illa Pattadhari’ is gearing up to release on July 18.