7 Khoon Maaf will show Neil Nitin Mukesh in a new avatar

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 01, 2011 05:27 hrs
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Vishal Bharadwaj's upcoming movie 7 Khoon Maaf will showcase actor Neil Nitin Mukesh in an interesting look in the role of an army major.

Neil plays Major Rodrigues is seen sporting the narrow brim Fedora hat, sharp suits, pointed shoes and aviators. This is the first time he has been seen in such a structured and classy look. It also is the first time he will be seen with a moustache. Neil grew moustache especially to essay this look.

A source close to Neil said after the actor was briefed about the character and the look by Vishal Bharadwaj, Neil visited his uncle who is a retired army major general.

"His uncle was very excited about Neil playing an army major. He sat Neil down and took him through the life of an army man thereby justifying why they are the way they are. He also told Neil about the habits, attire choices and attitude of an army man which helped him immensely to get inside the mind of Major Rodrigues," the source said.

Sources in the production said, "When Neil and Vishal sat down to discuss the look, they were both on the same page as far as personifying the character via his body language, style, voicing and dialogues were concerned. They both envisioned Major Rodrigues as someone who is extremely well spoken and strong along with being hot-headed."

According to sources, Major Rodrigues is one of the husbands of the character played by Priyanka Chopra.

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