‘Genius’ is thrilling roller-coaster ride: Utkarsh Sharma

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Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Utkarsh Sharma, who is gearing up for the release of his debut Hindi film “Genius” has said that it will be a thrilling roller-coaster ride for the audience.

Utkarsh, is director Anil Sharma’s son. He was the child actor in Sharma’s 2001 hit “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha” that starred Sunny Deol and Amisha Patel.

“Genius – Dil Ki Ladaai Dimag Se” marks Utkarsh’s debut as a male lead. He was interacting with the media to promote his film on Friday here.

Talking about the story, Utkarsh said: “It’s exciting and completely entertaining. It has action, drama, romance, thrill and suspense. It is about an unique clash between two geniuses — one played by Nawazuddin (Siddhiqui) sir and the other by me.”

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“There are lots of twists and turns in the film. There is mind game.”

Talking about his character, Utkarsh said: “He is an orphan from Mathura and Vrindavan area in Uttar Pradesh, who is brought up by priests. He has a photogenic memory and high IQ. He is into Bhagavad Gita and science so has his own unique philosophy.

“He wants to make the world a better place. He goes to IIT and finds his love. He is hired by Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and his life takes a turn.”

Utkarsh does not want to limit himself to any genre. “I want to play different kind of roles. I want to do content-driven films that will entertain the audience.”

It also features Ishita Chauhan, Ayesha Takia and Mithun Chakraborty.

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Directed by Anil Sharma and produced by Anil Sharma Productions and Soham Rockstar Entertainment the film is slated to release on August 24.

–IANS

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