Hyderabad, Jan 7: From being a tennis player to an actor, Leander Paes has done it all. With “Rajdhani Express”, Leander is going to try his luck in acting. Leander says he is going to play long innings in the Bollywood industry. Being a multi-talented personality himself, Leander says he is very passionate about films and so he is not in the industry to do just a film or two, in fact he is here to stay for a long time.
The 39 years old actor and tennis player says he wants to see how good he can do as an actor now. He also wants to make sure how much will he able to entertain the audience as an actor. He also added that he is not in Bollywood to be a celebrity, as he is already a celebrity and famous name as a tennis player. Ashok Kohli has directed the movie “Rajdhani Express”. The film will be released on January 4th in 2013.
It stars Jimmy Shergill, Sayali Bhagat and Priyanshu Chatterjee, along with debutant Leander Paes. Born in Goa and brought up in Kolkata, Leander started off as a tennis player in 1991. He was previously in the news for dating Bollywood heroine Mahima Chaudhary.