After comedy, Omi Vaidya to star in action and romantic films
Mumbai: Climbing up the Bollywood ladder, actor Omi Vaidya, who rose to fame after portraying the character of Chatur Ramalingam in `3 Idiots`, is changing gears from comedy to romantic and action films.
Appreciated for tickling the funny bones of audience for his role in the Aamir Khan starrer, Omi is leaving no stone unturned to please them and has been choosy in signing films.
"After `3 Idiots` there are lot of expectations from me so I have to work double now at the same time ensure that I am doing good work. Next, I will be seen in romantic and action films. I want to be part of good projects? So I am choosy," Omi told reporters here.
"Life after `3 Idiots` is wonderful. It`s great to get that recognition and it gives you great joy when people complement you for your work. Expectations are high so I have to work double to satisfy audience," he added.
The actor has signed two films, Madhur Bhandarkar`s `Dil Toh Bacha Hai Ji` and Abbas-Mustan`s remake of the Hollywood film, `The Italian Job`.
"I am looking forward to these films. It is altogether a different genre," Omi said.
In Madhur`s film, Omi will be seen sharing screen with
Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi while in Abbas Mastan`s film he will be starring alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Neil Nitin Mukesh.
On his upcoming films, Omi said, "Madhur`s film is about different stages of dating and relationships in the metros and how people cope with love and heartbreaks. About Abbas Mastan`s film, I don`t have much idea apart from the fact that it is going to be action."
Omi, will also be seen on television as the host of musical show, `Chote Ustad`.
"The message of this show is interesting. It is not about competing between India and Pakistan. It is bringing them together through children and their songs."
"I enjoy hosting because you get instant gratification. When you look at the audience, they immediately laugh. You don`t have to wait for six months for the audience to laugh," he added.