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Tanuj Virwani Plays ‘Tandoor’ Killer Sushil Sharma

 Actor Tanuj Virwani has  his hands  full with four  forthcoming  digital serials. Prominent  among them  is  Tandoor on Ullu . The serial is a  chilling  chronicle  of  killer Sushil  Sharma’s pre-planned   slaying of his wife and then dumping her  body parts into  a tandoor.

Playing this heinous killer shook Tanuj. “He  was a  real  monster, And playing him  made  me  realize  the depths  of depravity that  humanbeings can  fall to.”

The  experience left Tanuj permanently scarred. “I didn’t get to meet Sushil Sharma. But I  read  books on his crime. He  was a real monster.I would never want to run into him.”

Tanuj will be seen  in several  web serials in  2021. “In Kamathipura I play the  main  antagonist. I play a drug kingpin and the chief   pimp of  the redlight area.  Then  there  is Cartel which is  about the  property  and  lands mafia in Mumbai . I play the  head of  Mumbai’s most powerful criminal family.”

Tanuj  also returns in the third season of Inside Edge  where he plays  Vayu Raghavan.  “We will see   the continuation  of my character’s journey.There is  no shortage  of surprises in life as well as in  art.”

Tanuj feels  life  and show business would have to move  on in 2021 in spite  of   Covid. “Things are slowly getting back  on the right  track again . But the  work process is slower owing to the pandemic . Have to constantly be careful . But the show must go on. We can’t just sit at home forever.”

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