Dhoom is, for all intents and purposes, one of the biggest franchises not only in Bollywood, but all of Indian cinema history. The first film made action look cooler, slicker and sexier in Hindi cinema, which was taken forward to unprecedented levels in the next two movies, both of which turned out to be out-and-out blockbusters. Now, as we all know, the Dhoom films are far more popular for their villain than the heroes, which are always played by Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra with revolving actresses for company. While John Abraham set the tone for the suave action-oriented antagonist in the first installment, Hrithik Roshan gave one of career-best performances in Dhoom 2 and Aamir Khan was seen in a massy flick after ages with Dhoom 3.
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However, Dhoom 3 came in 2013, and since then there have been countless speculations and heresay about when will the next film roll and, more importantly, who’ll play the villain in it? Names from Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan to Ajay Devgn and Akshay to rumours of even Hrithik Roshan returning have been doing the rounds since the longest time, so much so that recently, Mid-Day even broke a news report that Akshay Kumar was probably the one who has been zeroed in as the lead villain for Dhoom 4. That was quickly refuted through by a source close to the production house who bankrolls the Dhoom franchise.
Nevertheless, even if this was a rumour, it got us thinking about how cool it would be to see Akshay in Dhoom 4 given that he’s tailor-made for the part. It could also bring in a new dimension of a martial-arts-styled antagonist to the series. Hence, we decided to leave the decision up to you, our readers, and conducted a poll on the same. So, how much would you like to see Khiladi Kumar in the film? Vote below…
The results for the poll will be revealed shortly.