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Michele Morrone may debut in Bollywood with Karan Johar

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Published: 16:13, 5 June 2021  
Michele Morrone may debut in Bollywood with Karan Johar

Michele Morrone Photo: Collected

Italian actor Michele Morrone, who left the internet 'thirsting' over his role in the Polish erotic romantic drama '365 Days', may just be on his way to Bollywood thanks to producer Karan Johar, reports ETimes.

A year after the hunk expressed his desire to work in a Bollywood film, ETimes has learnt that Johar has reached out to the star. Sources tell us, "Michele Morrone was all anyone was talking about in 2020. Considering his popularity in the country, Karan Johar reached out to Michele and his team. He is in talks to sign Michele up for a Bollywood film or as part of Dharmatic Entertainment, the digital wing of his production house."

If all goes according to plan, Morrone's Indian fans may just get to see him in action in a Desi flick. Following the release of '365 Days' the tall and dusky Italian was all anyone was talking about besides his raunchy act in the film that made erotica fans forget all about '50 Shades of Grey'. With his bad-boy charms and swoon-worthy looks, the actor and singer had everyone curious to know if he would ever consider a Bollywood film. Much to everyone's surprise, Morrone admitted in several interviews that he was open to working in a Bollywood film, but would be willing to do so only if a 'beautiful' script came along.

'365 Days' that rocked headlines all of 2020, had Michele playing the gangster Massimo Torricelli and Anna-Maria Sieklucka playing the role of his love interest, Laura Biel. Although mired in controversy for its plot involving a woman being held captive, it was recently announced that a trilogy is in the works. Production on the sequel is currently underway with Italian model Simone Susinna making his acting debut as the second male lead in the film. It was reported that Simone will play the role of Marcelo ‘Nacho’ Matos, a Spaniard who will come in between Laura and Massimo's love story.

Besides the film, Michele and Simone were in the news this past week when fans misinterpreted their innocent selfie as a "coming out" post. "I'm a liar" Morrone captioned the post that left fans confused. Many took the liberty to assume he was coming clean about his sexuality. However, the father of two later set the record straight and said, "Guys, it was just a picture. Nothing more. And by the way…I’m a very big supporter of the LGBT community. But we’re just talking about a normal picture. I didn’t come out (as gay).”