Former Indian cricketer Sreesanth is all set to return to play his second innings, but on a different field. The former pace bowler, who will also be contesting the upcoming Assembly elections in Kerala on a BJP ticket from Thiruvananthapuram, will soon make his acting debut.
Sreesanth has been cast in the Malayalam film, Team 5. The former cricketer will play the lead in the Suresh Govind directorial - which will reportedly revolve around five bikers. Nikki Galrani has been cast as the female lead. The actress took to Twitter to confirm the news. She posted:
Excited to let you all know that my next Malayalam movie is with @sreesanth36, it's gonna be a super fun ride. #Team5
The actress has already done quite a few Malayalam films including the super hit films like 1983, Vellimoonga and Oru Second Class Yathra. Team 5 is produced by Raj Zacharias.
He is also gearing up for his debut in Bollywood with filmmaker Pooja Bhatt's Cabaret, that also features actress Richa Chaddha.