Bengaluru: Bollywood actor Abrar Zahoor returns to home ground, Bengaluru, to debut as lead villain in Chiranjeevi Sarja’s upcoming movie Kshatriya. The model-turned-actor had moved to Mumbai to pursue acting which was his long-term goal.

The Bengaluru-based actor made his mark as a model in the city before he left for Mumbai to be trained in acting. He made his debut in the Sonam Kapoor starrer Neerja in which he made quite an impression as the terrorist Zayd Safarini.

The actor reportedly said that he was free for about three months and when the Kshatriya team approached him, he accepted the role. He went on to say that he was very excited to do a mass film with Chiranjeevi and thrilled to be back in Bengaluru. He said that he will join the team in a month’s time, reports stated.

The actor was a part of Vicky Kaushal’s movie Uri: The Surgical Strike and Commando 3, an upcoming Bollywood film. He also has a cameo in Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie Mission Mangal which is scheduled to be released on August 15.

The Kannada movie Kshatriya which is a directorial debut of Anil Mandya was launched in May this year and is expected to release on December 26.