March 15, 2010

Dilshan's latest 'scoop'

From the creator of the ‘Dil-scoop’, here comes his latest creative offering

From the creator of the ‘Dil-scoop’, here comes his latest creative offering. And this time the canvas has shifted from the cricket field to the big screen. Yes, after electrifying the cricket world with his audacious batting at the top of the order, Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan is now set to dazzle tinsel town.

Dilshan, who had started writing a film script almost two years ago, confirmed it was now ready. Speaking to the Times of India Dilshan said, “I am relieved now as I am done with the script.” And true to his unconventional batting style, Dilshan said he had worked on a “different” plot line. “It’s [the script] is very different from the conventional ones. I have added a twist to it by putting in love and loads of thrills and drama,” he said. Though it is set to be a Sri Lankan film, Dilshan plans to market the movie in India as well. The title and cast is yet to be decided, but don’t be surprised if the cast has an Indian connection. “I am thinking about the cast, though I want to have someone like Hrithik Roshan in it,” said Dilshan.

Akhila Ranganna is assistant editor (Audio) at ESPNcricinfo