Mumbai: Popular television anchor Manish Paul is set to make his Bollywood debut with a comedy thriller ‘Mickey Virus’, where he plays a computer hacker. The film hits the screens May 17.
Directed by debutant Saurabh Verma, the film also features actor Manish Chaudhary of ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’ fame.
"The film is called `Mickey Virus` and Manish Paul has acted in it. Other than this, we have Manish Chaudhary, who was also there in `Rocket Singh...`," Verma told IANS.
With Delhi as its backdrop, the story of the film revolves around computer hackers.
Asked if Verma harboured any apprehensions since the cast and the crew of the film are relatively new, he said: "I have no apprehensions. The film is such, it has been made for people like us. It is extremely interesting."
Verma has been in showbiz for the past 15 years, but was involved in the distribution and production aspects of the film industry.
"I always had this movie in mind. I have been in this business for many years now. This film was not made overnight. The pre-production itself took about six months," he said.