Cricketer Robin Uthappa says he can’t wait to whistle for cricket all-rounder Irfan Pathan, who will make his acting debut with director Ajay Gyanmuthu’s eagerly-awaited Tamil action thriller ‘Cobra’, when he hits the big screen. .
Taking to Twitter soon after the trailer of the intense action thriller, which starred actors Vikram and Srinidhi Shetty in the lead roles, Robin Uthappa said: “Watch out for this dasher! Congratulations my brother for another avatar in your journey. I am so happy for you and can’t wait to seecobra‘ and whistle when you come to the screen. Wishing you all love and success!! Brother’s love!!”
Irfan Pathan, who plays a French Interpol officer named Aslan Yilmaz in the film, replied: “O my brother, thank you very much. Lots of love to you and the family. You can’t wait to see it on the big screen.”
Flamboyant batsman Deepak Hooda also congratulated Irrfan Khan for his new avatar. He said: “The trailer takes me back to our conversation that we had a decade back. Irfan bhai said, ‘I will do everything in life,’ I am an all-rounder!’ You stick to your word. Waiting for your silver screen debut brother.”
Irfan replied to Deepak Hooda saying: “Haha… Sharp memory bhai. You are going strong. Go strong. Sky is the limit for you.”
R. Written and directed by Ajay Gyanmuthu, cobra is an upcoming action thriller film which is slated to release theatrically on 31st August. Apart from Irrfan Khan, the film also stars Vikram in the title role with Srinidhi Shetty, KS Ravikumar and Roshan Mathew, while Anandaraj, Robo Shankar, Miya George, Mirnalini Ravi and Meenakshi Govindarajan in supporting roles.