With Weapons & Gulaabs, director duo Raj-DK are set to take us again to the ’90s, reacquainting us with audio cassettes, Pepsi-Cola sticks and the forgotten charms of the last decade. It’s not shocking then that the character of Gulshan Devaiah—who stars alongside Rajkummar Rao and Dulquer Salmaan within the crime thriller—has been styled in step with the period’s traits. Sources inform us that the actor’s avatar, full with lengthy hair, has been impressed by Sanjay Dutt’s look within the ’90s.
We hear the manufacturing workforce employed a trusted hand, who had labored extensively with Dutt throughout his Saajan (1991) days. A supply reveals, “The Sanjay Dutt craze was at its peak within the early ’90s as he delivered hits in Thanedaar , Saajan and Sadak . His lengthy hair, signature gait and swag have been in style amongst kids then, who would imitate them. So, Gulshan recommended that his character’s look be modelled on Sanjay. The concept instantly excited Raj-DK in addition to the styling and make-up workforce.” The supply provides that Devaiah, by means of his character, has captured the flamboyance that Dutt was identified for in his heydays. The Netflix comedy crime thriller additionally stars Adarsh Gourav and TJ Bhanu.