About a week before the start of IPL 2021, former Indian spinner champion Harbhajan Singh has given some interesting answers to questions asked by his fans.
Harbhajan Singh who is currently working on his quarantine period before joining his new club Kolkata in the Indian Premier League featured in a special question-and-answer session hosted by the franchise on the Instagram page on April 1. During the collaboration, the cricketer revealed that life in quarantine has been difficult depending on how he should stay in his room at all times.
However, he also shared that to pass his time in quarantine he prefers watching webseries and movies on OTT platforms.
During the interaction session, Harbhajan was asked that which Bollywood actor he would like to see playing his character if there will be his biopic. Harbhajan said, “If there would a film made based on my story then I think either Vicky Kaushal or Ranveer Singh should play. Both these boys looks like me and also have a good height and physic. Therefore they will be able to play my role very good, especially Vicky Kaushal as he is also a Punjabi guy so I think he will do it correctly.”
The biopic trend has been circulating in the Bollywood film industry. One of the most popular biopic in cricket is MS Dhoni: The Untold Story starring the late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. With the exception of MS Dhoni, biopics has been made on Mohammad Azharuddin played by Emran Hashmi and another biopic is set to feature Ranveer Singh, as India’s World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev. The film is based on India’s famous achievements during the 1983 World Cup.
Yo-Yo Honey Singh And Bhajji
During the interactive session, Harbhajan also revealed how he cope up when people miss-identify him with Punjabi singer and rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh. “Many people have said this to me, once in Starbucks they wrote Honey on my coffee, I was wearing cap and a long coat then they thought Honey Singh has come. Later, when I asked them whose coffee is this, they said it was mine, again I asked why Honey is written on this, they said it is for you and then I replied I am Harbhajan.”
Turbanator also revealed that the name ‘Bhajji’ was given to him by his colleagues when he was 20 and said he could not remember how he got that name and who named him that way.
Speaking of the Indian Premier League, the Kolkata team will begin its campaign on April 11 with a match against David Warner’s team of Hyderabad in Chennai.