He tried his best to change that in Tamil film, Mercury playing a ghost who is blind and as a serial killer in Khamoshi.
He graduated to good guy dance master roles in Dance oriented films but as a lead he is trying to find a role that really challenges him and also change his image.
As a director, he did not deliver a success in years and even failed with Salman Khan's Dabangg 3. Now, he is directing the actor again in Radhe for Eid release but he no one is really 100% confident about the film.
Anyways, with a Jungle Book character's name, Bagheera and 3-eye spectacles and eyes everywhere in the background, he seems to be doing a psychological thriller, as his next.
With no more Valentines Day caption, the movie seems to be a violent take on love. Advik Ravichandran is directing the film. Let's see, how will the actor Prabhu Deva pulls it off.