Saif Ali Khan to return as notorious Langda Tyagi in Vishal Bhardwaj's Omkara spin-off?

Saif Ali Khan won widespread critical acclaim for his anti-hero role of Langda Tyagi in Vishal Bhardwaj's Omkara

Saif Ali Khan earned widespread critical acclaim when he played baddie Langda Tyagi in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Omkara 11 years ago. Soon, he will be seen on the silver screen again. According to reports, Bhardwaj is planning a spin-off of the second instalment of his Shakespearean trilogy. Saif is believed to have given his nod for the film which is currently being written by Bhardwaj, Abhishek Chaubey and Robin Bhatt.

“Omkara had turned out to be a surprise success, impressing both the viewers and critics. Saif received accolades for his performance and no one could have pulled off such a performance as he did. The script is currently being written,” sources close to the filmmaker’s production house told DNA.

Starring Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Vivek Oberoi and Saif Ali Khan, Omkara was a cinematic adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Othello. It won three National Awards and clinched 9 Filmfare Awards.

Saif Ali Khan was last seen in Vishal Bhardwaj’s war drama Rangoon which also featured Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut. Unfortunately, the film failed to set the cash registers ringing at the box office.

Recently, there were reports that Vishal Bhardwaj has roped in Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan for his upcoming gangster film. He is producing the film which will be directed by his close aide Honey Trehan. Deepika is believed to be playing gangster Reham Khan alias Sapna Didi, who hatched a conspiracy to eliminate Dawood Ibrahim while he was watching a cricket match in Sharjah. But the dreaded don got to know about the plot days before the plan was to be executed and got Sapna didi eliminated.

Meanwhile, have a look at a memorable scene from the film Omkara which featured Saif as Langda Tyagi.

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