The Expendables 2 villain Jean-Claude Van Damme wants Bollywood role
August 5 2012
Action legend Jean-Claude Van Damme who returns to cinemas this month for the high octane sequel The Expendables 2 with a whole host of action heroes has reportedly said that he would like to work in an Indian film.
The Muscles from Brussels spoke to film critic and TV presenter Anupama Chopra about his desire to work in Hindi cinema and taking to Twitter Chopra wrote "Note to Bollywood producers - Van Damme really wants to do a Bollywood film. I say cast him as the villain in the next Salman Khan project.
"So in one day in LA, I've interviewed Jean Claude Van Damme and Ang Lee. I don't think any other job can match mine for variety."
Van Damme would follow his The Expendables 2 co star Sylvester Stallone who previously featured in the Hindi release Kambakkht Ishq and Arnold Schwarzenegger has also expressed interest in working in Bollywood if there was "a good script and a good, interesting director".
Directed by Simon West, The Expendables 2 explodes onto cinema screens on August 16 and also features Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Liam Hemsworth and Buffy the Vampire Slayer alumni Charisma Carpenter.
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