Doosra: Harbhajan Singh turns film producer

Showman ex-Test star aims to shine on new turf. Plans two Punjabi movies as cricketing fortunes take a dip.

updated: January 30, 2013 13:09 IST
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He has walked the ramp. He has let his hair down modeling for a whiskey brand. Harbhajan Singh's colourful life is taking a new turn. Out of favour with the national selectors, the Indian off-spinner is now going to produce Punjabi movies.

"I am in talks with the leading actors in Bollywood and the Punjabi film industry. I have also finalised the directors for the two movies I am going to produce. The movies will be comedies and will entertain audiences in India and abroad," Harbhajan said in an event in Chandigarh on Tuesday.

The cricket grapevine says Bhajji has one of the shrewdest business brains in the fraternity. Harbhajan and Dhoni are known to share real estate deals in Mumbai. The 32-year-old Harbhajan feels there is a lot of moolah to be made from showbiz.

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