August 9, 2018, 1:56 AM
Vardhan Puri (R, Picture from Instagram) and Amrish Puri (L, Still from the movie Mr India)

Late legendary actor Amrish Puri’s grandson Vardhan Puri will be making his Bollywood debut soon, as per a report in Mumbai Mirror. Vardhan will be seen in an upcoming romantic thriller produced by Jayatilal Gada.

Speaking to the daily, Vardhan said, “I was supposed to start off with a period-drama with Jayanti bhai, but for some reason that didn't work out. He approached me later for this film which I loved and immediately gave my nod to. It’s a performance-oriented role and in terms of treatment, it will be in a space similar to Gone Girl (Hollywood thriller).”

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Vardhan, who in the past has assisted Habib Faisal for Ishaqzaade and Dawaat-e-Ishq and Manish Sharma for Shuddh Desi Romance, reveals that he considers his late grandfather as his God. Vardhan said, “Dadu is the God whom I pray to. I was so close to him that I would sleep between him and my grandmother. When he passed away, for me it was like losing the protective cover of an umbrella. It was then, that I decided that if I do something, it would be for my grandfather and this film is an ode to him.

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