Mumbai, April 19 -- Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who will play the role of Dawood Ibrahim in Shootout At Wadala, says hes super excited to have the role. The actor is also doing research work to get into the skin of the character. I am super excited to play Dawood Ibrahim. My homework is on. I am reading about him and doing research on him. I am all set to play the role, Sonu told IANS. I will start the shooting from April 24. We will be shooting at locations like Nariman Point and Mahim (in Mumbai), the 38-year-old said. The film, directed by Sanjay Gupta, is a prequel to 2007 film Shootout At Lokhandwala.