Varun Dhawan: Anil Kapoor is an institution, a role model for so many younger generation actors to follow – Exclusive | Hindi Movie News


Raj Mehta directorial ‘JugJugg Jeeyo’ has managed to win the audience over, and the love is translating into numbers as well at the box office. Even the fact that on its second Saturday, Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor’s film witnessed a jump of over 70 percent in its collections despite two new releases, establishes the fact that the audience has truly enjoyed the comedy family drama. Director Raj Mehta credits his team for the success of the film. In an interview with ETimes, he had said, “I’m just fortunate to have them on board. I can’t tell you how involved everyone was in the making of the film. Everyone was really gung ho and passionate about the subject that we were making. ”

Varun, who had the opportunity to work with the powerhouse actor Anil Kapoor says he came out totally inspired. “The chemistry of us that you see on screen is totally organic and lot of things from real life were used in the scenes. I don’t feel like I acted with Anil Kapoor, I feel I experienced Anil Kapoor. He’s an institution and he’s a great role model for so many younger generation actors to follow, whether it’s his passion, his fitness, or his determination to get things right. I just had a blast working with him. Even during promotions, he took the entire cast for a dinner. He would give us pep talk that this is the way to move forward. He was sure the film’s going to work and he’s also feeling satisfied that the film’s working at the box office,” Varun said to ETimes.

Earlier, Anil Kapoor too had kind words to say about Varun Dhawan. “Working with Varun was a pleasure. You know, I’ve worked with many leading men, but with him, I found someone so dedicated and hardworking,” he said.

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