Bollywood actors are not scared to venture onto new acting platforms anymore. They are picking content over just-a-Friday-release. So when good content comes calling from OTT giants, they’re ready to grab the offer with both hands. In the past few months, a lot of actors have made their debut on the digital front. We hear that now even Hrithik Roshan might gear up for his web debut.
According to a daily, Hrithik Roshan has been offered two exciting web projects by Disney+Hotstar. One is the desi adaptation of The Night Manager (2016) starring Tom Hiddleston and the other is the remake of the 1983 miniseries, The Citadel.
A source revealed to the daily saying, “BBC’s The Night Manager has a massive following in India, courtesy Tom Hiddleston. The top brass at the streaming giant feel Hrithik Roshan, with his sex appeal and acting skills, will be the perfect choice to step into Hiddleston’s shoes as the luxury hotel manager who is hired to infiltrate the inner circle of an arms dealer. They have also suggested a web adaptation of The Citadel, which revolves around medical ethics. While he loved both roles, each distinctive in its heroism, Hrithik is excited to bring the British espionage thriller to India and is likely to give his nod. Disha Patani and Tabu are being approached to portray the roles played by Elizabeth Debicki and Olivia Colman respectively.”
At the movies too, he is spoilt for choicse as the rumours are rife he has been offered remakes of Satte Pe Satta and The Burning Train. Besides, he also has his home production superhero franchise Krrish 4.