Actor-producer Sanjay Kapoor will be seen playing a pivotal role in Vikas Bahl’s first destination wedding rom-com, Shandaar releasing soon.
The talented actor, who returns to the big screen after playing a humorous character in Zoya Akhtar’s highly appreciated and critically acclaimed movie Lucky By Chance, will be seen essaying a Sindhi don Harry Fundwani alongside Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in Shandaar.
Interestingly, filmmaker Tarun Mansukhani, who’s considered as Karan Johar’s protégée, helped Sanjay pull off his loveable and funny character of a Sindhi don in the movie. Being a Sindhi himself, Tarun helped Sanjay to get the right Sindhi dialect for his character.
A source says, “Vikas Bahl had approached Tarun asking him if he could help Sanjay for his role of a Sindhi don. Vikas briefed the filmmaker about Sanjay’s character and he was very excited to help Sanjay. The three sat for a couple of days and Tarun helped Sanjay learn more about Sindhi language, dialect and diction for his role. In fact, Sanjay had even read a lot to prepare for his role.”
Sanjay informs, “I’ve never played such a humorous and interesting character in my career. Tarun has been a great help. Also, I’ve been brought up in Chembur (Mumbai) known for Sindhi communities and most of my friends are Sindhis, so that experience has also helped me. Besides that I read some facts about Sindhi language and the way Sindhis pronounce certain dialogues. It was fun shooting for Shandaar.”