Omi Vaidya turns director!

The 3 Idiots actor, who is known for his comic timing, will step behind the camera to make a supernatural thriller

Omi Vaidya’s claim to fame is his 3 Idiots’ character Chatur Ramalingam or ‘Silencer’. After which this Indian-American actor was seen in Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, Players and Desi Boyz. The actor is also gearing up for his next release Jodi Breakers. But it looks like Omi, who got stuck doing comic characters, is looking for a complete change of direction. The actor is all set to start work on his first directorial venture soon.

Omi has studied filmmaking, acting and editing at the New York University and he feels that after putting his acting skills to good use, it’s time to don the director’s hat next. He wanted to keep all his plans under wraps till all the details were finalized but it’s tough to hide these things from media, Mr Vaidya! A disappointed Omi has confirmed his plans to turn director and said that he will be able to reveal the star cast and the producers name only after everything is finalised. What we know though is that Omi won’t be making a comedy, as one would have expected him to. In fact, the actor will be making a supernatural psychological thriller a la The Sixth Sense. Now that’s interesting. We’ll wait to see if your directorial debut turns out to be as successful as your acting debut!