'I Would Rather be Over-Prepped than Under': Harshvardhan Kapoor
The actor talks about the preparation he had to go through for Mirzya
There has been a lot of buzz about Harshvardhan Kapoor since the trailer of his upcoming release Mirzya released.
Harshvardhan was quoted saying, "Mehra narrated the first couple of scenes of Mirzya, beautifully written by Gulzar saab, and I was sold. I was drawn to this guy who had a traumatic experience as a child and been separated from his girl. He comes back but she doesn't know it's him. There's a vulnerable, rustic, mysterious quality in Adil, a Rajasthan stable boy and polo player, who's a contrast to the fierce warrior Mirza. One is a boy on his way to becoming a man, the other a man."
To prepare for his role, he rode and practiced archery every day for a year-and-a-half. He had signed the film in June 2013 and it will release in October 2016. The debutant said, "I'm a patient guy, I can't multitask, I'd rather be over-prepped than under."
His next film Bhavesh Joshi directed by Vikramaditya Motwane will roll out soon. He said, "With Mehra we had the script a year in advance, rehearsed at his office and in Rajasthan before the shoot. Anurag Kashyap only started on Bhavesh Joshi's script after Ramam Raghav 2.0. If I'm terrible I'll blame Vikram who keeps saying ‘trust me, trust me’. There's a lot of action which we've been working on and will look cool, but we'll start with the not so dramatic scenes."