Harbhajan Singh Thiruvalluvar
Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan's love for the Tamil language and his similarity to the notable Tamil poet has secured him the role of Thiruvalluvar.

Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh to play Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar

Harbhajan’s love for the Tamil language has secured him the role of Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar.

The web series is bankrolled by Thirukkural Consultancy Services, directed by Dude Vicky. Sources tell indianexpress.com that Harbhajan Singh was the first choice of the makers as they felt he resembles the poet Thiruvalluvar. Apparently, portions involving the cricketer has also been shot, and it looks like Harbhajan had a whale of a time on the sets.

Harbhajan Singh, commonly known as Harbhajan, Turbanator is an Indian international cricketer and specialist spin-bowler. He has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off spinner, behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan.

Watch Harbhajan Singh speak Tamil

Produced by popular YouTube Channel Blacksheep, the web series will be streamed from February 2, 2020.

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