Mumbai, Dec 21: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor says he will start shooting for his upcoming film “Mubarakan in January 2017.
Anil will share screen space for the first time with his nephew Arjun Kapoor .
“I am playing a sardar in the film. I will start shooting from January 14. Arjun has already started shooting for the film,” Anil said here on the sidelines of Stardust Awards on Monday night.
The 59-year-old actor caused a buzz on social media of his funky new hairdo. However, he said the look was rejected by director Anees Bazmee for “Mubarakan”.
“I was trying this look for ‘Mubarakan’. I was trying different looks for the film… It’s one of them, but my director Anees Bazmee rejected this look. He said I have to play the role of a sardar, who wears a turban,” said the actor.
“Mubarakan” also features Athiya Shetty and Ileana D’Cruz in key roles.