The TV producer-director Siddhartha Basu likely to get roped in to play a role in Anurag Kashyap’s upcoming film Bombay Velvet. He has successfully played the role of quiz master for years.
He said that the film has a lot of intrigue and passion. “I just got roped in to do a role in Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet, a sumptuous period film, with intrigue, passion and romance,” he said.
He further added, “It’s good to be able to concentrate on performance with a fine director at the helm. It’s a nice change from putting together all the elements that go into a show,”
Siddhartha Basu will also be seen in Shoojit Sircar’s Madras Café which is set to hit theaters on August 23. Basu is open to doing more roles.
“If time allows, and the film and filmmakers are doing the kind of cinema I like….” he said.
Siddhartha Basu became a quiz show host with Quiz Time in 1985. Later on, he launched his company Big Synergy which produced hit shows like Dus Ka Dum and Kaun Banega Crorpati.