“I am making my debut in Tamil films with ‘I’. It’s a high-budget film and there are lot of expectations from it. I will be missing the promotions of this film since I will be in the house.” stated Upen Patel prior to entering the Bigg Boss House.
I, is expected to hit the theatres during the Diwali, features Vikram in the lead role along with Amy Jackson. The music of the film has been composed by A.R. Rahman.
Directed by Shankar, I has been reportedly made on a budget of over Rs.150 crore and its music launch in Chennai recently saw the presence of Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Upen Patel was in two minds before he took up the Bigg Boss 8 offer but now has decided to do all that it takes to stay in the house as long as he can.
“I don’t know how things will be for me, but all I can do is to be myself and not try to be someone else. I’m hoping to have a great journey with this show,” stated Upen Patel.
Originally from London, Upen Patel made his Bollywood debut with Abbas-Mustan’s 36 China Town, he went on to star in films like Namastey London and Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani but then his career never took off post that.
Upen, who was also awarded MTV India‘s Most Stylish Male Award for two consecutive years, has modelled for brands like Hugo Boss, Paul Smith and Zegna.
Here’s wishing Upen Patel a great run in the Bigg Boss House and we hope that I has a dream run at the Box Office.
Upen Patel who is all set to make his debut in Tamil films with the magnum opus I, will be giving the promotes a miss as he has entered the Bigg Boss ...1.5