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Thursday April 18, 2024

Arjun Kapoor 'grateful' on playing negative role in 'Singham Again'

Arjun Kapoor thanked Rohit Shetty and Aditya Chopra for having faith on him

By Anika Khan
February 28, 2024
Arjun Kapoor reflects on playing negative role in Singham Again
Arjun Kapoor reflects on playing negative role in 'Singham Again'

Arjun Kapoor shared that he is excited to play the role of a villain in Singham Again because it lets him try new things and push himself as an actor.

As reported by Pinkvilla, the 38-year-old actor expressed gratitude that he is to his mentors Aditya Chopra and Rohit Shetty for believing in him to take on negative roles.

While paying thanks to Aditya and Rohit, Arjun said, “I started my career in the industry by playing characters with negative shades like Ishaqzaade, Aurungzeb and after all these years, here I’m, playing a villain in Singham Again."

"While Aditya Chopra saw it in me to play characters that are flawed then, now, I’m thankful to Rohit Shetty for having the belief that I could play an out and out villain in his ambitious and much-loved Cop Universe film," he added.

The Ishaqzaade star further said, "Rohit Shetty instilled faith in me and has been a guide at every step of the way.”

Arjun continued, “Both these people have been true mentors in my film career and I’m grateful that a hit-machine filmmaker like Rohit Shetty believes that I could surprise people by playing a villain in Singham Again.”

While admiting that he feels playing a role is Singham Again is great opportunity for him, the Gunday star said, “I have always wanted to experiment on screen and give audiences something different to look at. So, playing an arch-enemy of the cops in Singham Again was a thrilling opportunity for me."

He further added “As I said, it feels like a full circle in my career when I’m on the sets of Singham Again. I got a lot of love by playing characters that were negative early in my career and I wish to get the same and more with Singham Again.”

Alongside Arjun, the film star-studded cast includes Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan and others.

Singham Again will be released on August 15, 2024.