DHAKA: Pavan Malhotra is set to play a very controversial character the ‘Butcher of Bengal’ in The Bastard Child, a film based on the rape of 2, 00,000 Bangladeshi Bengali women by Pakistani Army during Bangladesh ‘Liberation’.
Pavan reveals, “My character in The Bastard Child is responsible for the atrocities in Bangladesh, where rape is used as a weapon of war to terrorize the people.”
He also said: “My character is menacing. Though the title is a working title, it may change, considering the controversial nature of the subject.”
Pavan is very judicious on the roles he play and considers that every time he takes up a role, he accepts a new challenge. The actor’s body of work truly speaks for itself, be it Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, Black Friday, Bagh Bahadur, Delhi 6, Don, Earth, Fakir, Jab We Met, Khamosh, Road to Sangam, Brother in Troubleand Aithe (Telugu Blockbuster) among a lot others.
BDST: 1623 HRS, AUG 31, 2013