Upcoming TheVirus movie will feature Dharma Keerthiraj in a negative role – The New Indian Express
Dharma Keerthiraj affectionately known as “Cadbury huduga” in Sandalwood has now turned to play negative roles. It all started with the movie titled Tenant, featuring it in a gray hue. Followed by Vasundhara Devi, who also sees him as an anti-hero.
His upcoming film, TheVirus once again portrays him in a negative hue, Dharma revealed. The film is directed by Cadbury director Ramesh, and the actor will share screen space with Priyanka Upendra. The film is screened from February 1.
“The virus sees me as a returning alien doctor, and I’ll be playing a completely negative character,” says the actor, who is happy to play between being a hero and a character with negative traits. “The creators of Tenant, who saw some footage of Talwar that has yet to be released, felt that I could play a negative role as well, and I felt this was an opportunity to diversify my acting skills. actor, and that’s a challenge,” says the Dharma. The actor’s father, Keerthiraj, a popular name in Sandalwood, was famous for playing villainous roles in Kannada movies.
Now Dharma is moving forward with his villainous roles, something his father was popular for. Speaking of this, Dharma says, “My dad was happy to hear about my career progress. He also gave me tips and explained the nuances of playing subtle, which is important when playing negative nuances. He also thinks, “Today, villain roles aren’t meant just to deal with the hero and only appear in fights after which he’s destroyed. The roles that I have been offered are with shades of gray, which gives importance to the performance.
The actor feels in a happy space. “Despite Covid, I’ve taken care of a handful of films, which are in various stages of production,” says Dharma. Its film lineup includes Khadak, Suman, Tenant, and Tequila, which is gearing up for release. The actor also has floors – Cadbury and Oo Manase. The latter makes him share screen space with Vijay Raghavendra. Apart from that, the actor will soon start filming for Garvam. “Garvam is a realistic story, and I’ll be playing the role of a village boy,” he tells us.