Bollywood actor Abhay Deol, who has mostly done positive roles in his career, is all set to play a baddie in upcoming Tamil movie 'Hero'. The actor, who announced the news on his Instagram page, said playing villain was a natural progression. "On the set of a movie called 'The Hero' where I play 'the villain!' Was a natural progression I guess, I've played the anti-hero through most of my career. Oh and this one's in Tamil??! New language, new territory. Grateful".
Produced by KJR Studios, the film is being directed by PS Mithran. In an earlier interview, the director talked about the antagonist in the film. "In this film, he is someone unpredictable and unassuming. His reactions would be just a smile, but there's more terror lying beneath it. When I was running through my imaginations, it was Abhay Deol, who looked perfect for the role. To my surprise, Abhay was quite impressed with the tale and his role too."