Rock star to villager, Purab Kohli explores diverse roles

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Purab Kohli, who was applauded for his longhaired-goatied rock star look in the hit film "Rock On!", will now be seen as a villager in his forthcoming film "42 Kms", about marathon running.

"I'm playing the son of a farmer in '42 Kms'. He is a person who is considered to be good for nothing. A brat, at one point in his life he realises that nobody respects him. That's when his journey towards running the marathon starts, so that he can prove himself," Purab told IANS on phone from Mumbai.

Purab, a video jockey-turned-actor, had started working on this film prior to "Rock On!", but it was delayed.

The film revolves around fi