It is unofficial because 'Dubai Babu', the Kannada version of 'Dhoom 2', has neither sought not got an official go-ahead from Yash Raj Films. The film is being directed by Naganna.
'My character is as flamboyant, but much meaner and far more cold-blooded than Hrithik's. Ash's character is played by Nikita, while Uday Chopra's character is played by a Kannada actor called Kumar Govind. These are fairly well-known names of the Kannada film industry while Upendra, of course, is superstar and the director Naganna is top name in the Kannada industry,' Aryan told IANS.
Aryan, replicating Hrithik's penchant for masquerades, will be go through a series of disguises in the film.
'My get-ups are almost identical to Hrithik's. They signed me because they wanted a good-looking villain, like Hrithik in 'Dhoom 2',' he added.
This isn't the first 'Dhoom 2' rip off in the South. In Telugu, they made it as 'Dubai Seenu'.