Samir Kochhar to be seen in his upcoming movie Island City
Samir Kochhar Actor & IPL Presenter is to be seen in all new avatar in his upcoming movie ‘Island City’ Directed by Ruchika Oberoi. The movie is all set to release on September 2nd, 2016. This film already received rave views at the Venice International Film Festival as well as the JIO Mami Film Festival 2015 in Mumbai.
While talking about the movie Samir Kochhar said “I am playing the role of Purushottam Ram in this film who is a lead character of a television show. I am enacting the role of an ideal husband and father who takes care of everyone in the house. The story revolves around the fans of this TVC, who watch this show daily and take the characters very seriously in their life. It’s a car if reel meeting real life in an urban mileau. The story continues with the message that how positively this TV character brings back all the happiness in this family who were so disturbed and unhappy in their life. It was fun to play this character and the get up is quite interesting too. Have just done one TV show ‘Bade Acche Lagate Hai’ wherein I was playing an urban character but in this film its totally different. Watch out for the theatrical release as it promises to be a lovely slice of life film!”
If you’re ranked among India’s 50, most good-looking men, then you are not too far away from being a Bollywood heartthrob as well. Samir Kochhar, our charming and suave IPL host, after his success in Housefull 3 is now a part of Ruchika Oberoi’s comics dramatic film ‘Island City’. Samir is absolutely for the first time playing a lead TV soap character in the movie.
Always known to traverse uncharted tedterritory, Samir had a firecracker Television debut with the first ever-revolutionary talk show on sex, ‘Dangerous’ which was broadcast on Zoom. He combined revolutionary content and mass appeal to woo audiences as the end chanting Rajat Kapur in “Bade Accha Lagte Hain”,a TV soap resonant in every household in India.
Samir is known to pick his roles as skillfully as his IPL oratory. His Bollywood debut–Zeher-with ace director Mahesh Bhatt at its helm went on to set the boxoffice ringing, quickly followed by Jannat from the Bhatt team once again.
Samir will also be seen in Mango Dreams, a feature film set in India, directed by American director John Unchurch.
Samir is dapper in his sartorial choices and gained massive fan following for his formal attire during his entire IPL tenure . his style is a mix of effortless and quirk. He is also a keen fitness and yoga enthusiast and recently turned father with the birth of his Kabir, just a few months ago.
With many feathers in his cap, Samir also possesses travel junkie personal and a guitar that comes out quite often when the music bug strikes.