Arjun Kapoor says he wanted to do Kapoor & Sons, still teases Shakun Batra: ‘Tune Arjun Kapoor ko nahi liya but…’ | Bollywood

Arjun Kapoor mentioned that he was eager on doing Kapoor & Sons, and even referred to as up director Shakun Batra nevertheless it didn’t work out. He wished to play the function of the closeted homosexual novelist, which was ultimately executed by Fawad Khan.

By the way, Fawad Khan was not the primary selection for Kapoor & Sons. The function was turned down by as many as six actors earlier than him and at one level, producer Karan Johar even thought-about shelving the movie.

Throughout a Clubhouse session moderated by Janice Sequeira and Aniruddha Guha, Arjun Kapoor revealed that he was all in favour of Kapoor & Sons, and even made a name to director Shakun Batra when he was dealing with casting hassle.

“Not lots of people know this however I can confess this now right here. I had referred to as up Shakun Batra when Kapoor & Sons was caught for some time and I had mentioned I might need to do Kapoor & Sons. At that time of time, clearly, Shakun didn’t see the casting hitting the spot,” Arjun mentioned, including, “I wished to play Fawad’s function. I knew they had been getting caught with that.”

Arjun mentioned that he retains teasing Shakun about not casting him however utilizing his title within the movie. “I used to be by no means supplied the movie, I had simply heard that the movie was being solid nevertheless it was not proving to be a simple train. And I do know Shakun personally, so I referred to as him up and mentioned, ‘I might like to learn and I really feel I can play that function additionally. I’ve no qualms about enjoying both/or, wherever you see me match, however I want to work with you.’ I maintain making enjoyable of him, ‘Tune Arjun Kapoor ko nahi liya however Arjun Kapoor ka naam le liya (You didn’t take Arjun Kapoor in your movie however you took Arjun Kapoor’s title).’ As a result of Sidharth Malhotra ended up being referred to as Arjun Kapoor within the movie,” he mentioned.

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Kapoor & Sons, starring Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Fawad Khan, is about two estranged brothers who return to their dysfunctional household in Coonoor after their grandfather has a coronary heart assault. The movie was a important and industrial success.

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