He chose not to take up the role of Dawood and be overshadowed by others in Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Shootout At Wadala’. Though this surely angered the filmmaker, Vivek Oberoi had bigger plans for his next gangster character. The actor has now agreed to play the lead in Kumar Taurani’s next. The film, yet untitled, is a love story. When contacted Taurani confirmed that he has indeed signed Vivek for the role and added, “My venture will go on floors on March 24. The associate director of ‘Prince’, Vinnil Markan will direct this. Neha Sharma is the female lead opposite Vivek.” However, when probed further, Taurani refused to divulge further details. A source close to the actor said, “Vivek did not want to disappoint his producers by taking up a small role in ‘Shootout At Wadala’. He is already playing the lead in ‘Kismat Luv Paisa Dilli’ and the main villain in ‘Krrish 3’. He simply chose to put behind all the accusations that Sanjay Gupta made and let his work do the talking.” Thus, the actor opted for Taurani’s next gangster film to lend him voice.