Arjun regrets kabaddi not getting due attention in India
Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will be seen as a college student and a kabaddi player in his upcoming film ‘Tevar’
Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will be seen as a college student and a kabaddi player in his upcoming film ‘Tevar’, regrets that the sport is not given much importance in the country.
‘Tevar’, produced by Arjun’s father Boney Kapoor, is a remake of Telugu action film ‘Okkadu’. Also starring Sonakshi Sinha, the film will be directed by debutante Amit Sharma.
“Circumstances lead him to go on a run with a girl. He is mad and eccentric, it is a fun loving character,” he said elaborating further on his role.
The actor said the film does not revolve around kabbadi, but the element has been infused in his character to make it a bit different.
The actor, however, shared some details about his look in the film. “For my look in ‘Tevar’, I have coloured my hair a bit. My stubble is heavier in the film, have lighter coloured hair,” Arjun said, adding that he would also be seen sporting an earring.
The actor is happy to team up with his father for the first time for the film.
“We have made certain alterations to the original film because we have to play to a bigger spectrum of audience here. My character is that of a college student who is also a kabbadi player, he is passionate about the sport.
I did a bit of preparation and met a few kabbadi players,They have taught me the basics and essence of the sport. They have a certain body language, they have been teaching me the stuff, We have shot for it for only seven days. I am happy that I can do a film that is his. He is not making a film for me but a film that he loves making, his kind of cinema.