The following news story appeared on the T&M homepage:
- STEVE ROBERTS TO PLAY GANGSTER IN BOLLYWOOD FILM
The York Press (2/11/2012) has published a story linking ex-U.K. Subs drummer Steve Roberts with a film role in India in 2013. Roberts, who now goes by the name of Stevie Ze Suicide is currently in the studio and filming various videos.
The news story, written by Richard Catton, is headlined 'Stevie's gunning for film gangster glory'. Catton reports that Roberts is set to "...star in a Bollywood spectacular..." revealing that the "the former drummer with punk legends UK Subs, looks set to fly to India early next year, when he will play a British punk gangster in the first full-length film by director Pavan Krushik."
The final title of the film has yet to be decided but the two working titles currently in use are 'The Viper' or 'Zealot'.
Below: Newspaper cutting - click to enlarge
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Stevie Ze Suicide gunning for film gangster glory
8:34am Friday 2nd November 2012 in News
Stevie Ze Suicide getting in character for his prospective
Bollywood movie role as a punk gangster
Stevie, the former drummer with punk legends UK Subs, looks set to fly to India early next year, when he will play a British punk gangster in the first full-length film by director Pavan Krushik.
Stevie, who is currently filming the video for his next single in York, said: “Pavan said he had seen pictures of me on Facebook and that he had recently been watching western pop videos.
“He contacted me to say he was doing a Bollywood film and that he wanted to offer me the part of a punk gangster.”
He said: “It’s not really a Laurence Olivier job. I’m just playing a bit of a herbert, and I’ve met plenty of them in my time so I can base it on them.”
The final title of the film has yet to be decided but the two working titles currently in use are The Viper or Zealot.
Meanwhile Stevie has just finished shooting both videos for a his new double A-sided single featuring two famous punk cover versions – Jet Boy by the New York Dolls and his version of Yeah Yeah by Scottish band the Rezillos.
He said: “Music at the moment is too safe. Nobody is doing anything outrageous any more and I love these two tracks.”
The two videos can be viewed on Facebook by logging on and searching for Stevie Ze Suicide.