Watch: Emraan Hashmi dances tapori style in ‘Raja Natwarlal’
Emraan Hashmi has transformed himself from the infamous ‘serial kisser’ to dependable actor with performance in films like ‘Jannat’, ‘Raaz-The Mystery continues’, ‘Raaz 3’, ‘Shanghai’, ‘Once upon A Time in Mumbai’ and ‘Ek Thi Daayan’. However his last film ‘Ghanchakkar’ failed to impress both critically and commercially. While the actor is involved in several projects at the moment, his next release is the crime, comedy film ‘Raja Natwarlal’.
While Emraan Hashmi has played ‘tapori’ type characters is several of his films like ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbai’ and ‘Footpath’, in the film ‘Raja Natwarlal’ for the first time he has danced in a tapori number. Emraan Hashmi is not known as much of a dancer. He was last seen dancing in the film ‘Shanghai’. While Emraan Hashmi himself is not too much fond of dancing, he seemed excited about this song.
He shared the video and posted on Twitter, “I said Real Men don't dance but here I am...my first tapori number. I still can't believe it.” The video of the foot-tapping song titled `Dukki Tikki` will see Emraan in full dancing mode.
He plays a conman in the film who sells a fake cricket team to a rich man. With this song Emraan’s character Raja/Mithilesh Kumar is celebrating his exploits. Co-actor Deepak Tijori who is seen in a major film after a long time is also seen dancing in the song. `Dukki Tikki` is composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and penned by Irshad Kamil of ‘Rockstar’-fame. The song has been sung by Mika Singh. It has a southern flavor to it because it is remake of a Tamil song from the film `Pudupettai`. The original was also composed by by Yuvan Shankar Raja. He has tried to give a more mainstream sound to the song by using drums and guitar. ‘Raja Natwarlal’ has been directed by Kunal Deshmukh. Pakistani actor Humaima Malik will be seen playing the female lead opposite Emraan. Kay Kay Menon and Paresh Rawal will also be seen in important roles.
Apart from ‘Raja Natwarlal’, Emraan Hashmi is also involved with several interesting projects. He has finished work on the Karan Johar produced film ‘Ungli’ with Sanjay Dutt and Kangana Ranaut. His other finished project is ‘White Lies’, from Oscar winning director Danis Tanovi?. Veteran actress Supriya Pathak is also acting in the film. He is also working with director Vikram Bhatt in the thriller ‘Mr. X’.