GLEANING from the persona of his superstar uncle Vinod Khanna and taking the charm from his cousins Akshaye and Rahul Khanna, Akhil Kapur is all set for his digital launch in ALT Balaji’s Dev DD. For those of you who don’t remember, Akhil studied acting and filmmaking at the New York Film Academy and made his Bollywood debut in Desi Kattey alongside Sunil Shetty. The newbie will be essaying the role of the legendary Paro in the feminine version and contemporary take on Devdas. Dev DD, meanwhile, has generated immense curiosity among the viewers since its announcement. Sanjay Suri is to play the male version of the iconic character of Chandramukhi. “Digital is the present and the future! When I heard the concept, I knew this would be something very interesting. It’s a fun, young and modern twist to a classic story, with its role reversal. It is different and quirky, new age and very exciting. Playing the male version of Paro with my personal touches was quite interesting,” says an excited Akhil. Well, we are equally excited for the dashing young man!