Actor Sathyaraj, who’s greatest identified for his role of Katappa in the Baahubali sequence, made his Bollywood debut lengthy earlier than he grew to become a family title with Prabhas-starrer. After discovering success in the south business, his first Hindi movie was Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s Chennai Express. Talking about it, he later revealed that he initially wasn’t assured about his role in Chennai Express.

Directed by Rohit Shetty, Chennai Express starred Sathyaraj as Deepika’s father, Durgesh. While Deepika was seen as Meenamma, Shah Rukh Khan essayed the role of Rahul Mithaiwala. The movie was launched worldwide on 8 August 2013, and a day later in India.

Recalling his hesitation with Chennai Express, Sathyaraj revealed that he lastly took up the movie due to his fondness for Shah Rukh Khan. “When the makers approached me for Chennai Express, I heard the story and I felt that it was not that nice a role for me. I conveyed this to the director (Rohit Shetty) and likewise to Shah Rukh Khan, however, I finally did the movie, and as a result, I like Shah Rukh very a lot. I like SRK’s performing quite a bit. His movies, like DDLJ and several other others, did extraordinarily properly,” he instructed ETimes.

While Chennai Express was a hit in the field workplace, Sathyaraj didn’t take up extra work in Bollywood. Talking about it, he instructed Hindustan Times earlier this 12 months, “I do get Hindi provides. I used to be provided with a Tiger Shroff movie lately, which required me to be 40 days in London. My household state of affairs is such that I can’t go overseas for these many days. Then there was a movie with Vidya Balan, however on identical dates because of the one required by Veetla Vishesham. The drawback is that I converse fluently solely in my mom’s tongue, even English I barely handle. I can converse different languages if I get immediate.”

Sathyaraj can be subsequent seen in the Tamil remake of Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer 2018 movie Badhaai Ho.