Arjun Kapoor to ape Aurangzeb in real life
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Arjun Kapoor to ape Aurangzeb in real life

Arjun Kapoor plays double role in his film Aurangzeb - one of the characters pitted against the other. Now, Arjun plans to do the same at a T20 match where he plans to support both teams.

bollywood Updated: May 11, 2013 13:36 IST
Shalvi Mangaokar
Shalvi Mangaokar
Hindustan Times
Arjun Kapoor,Yash Raj Films,promotion

Nowadays, makers are coming up with unique strategies to promote their films. And keeping up with the trend, Yash Raj Films has tied up with the T20 tournament to promote their upcoming film, Aurangzeb. This weekend, Arjun Kapoor will be seen at the ongoing tournament promoting his next. And for those who are wondering which team the actor plans to support — Arjun will be supporting both the teams that will be playing the match against each other.

A source close to production house reveals, “As part of their innovative marketing strategy for Aurangzeb, considering Arjun is playing a double role in the film, he will be doing the same during the promotions of the movie too.”

The source adds, “The tournament is currently the most watched thing on TV and targets a large section of the young audience. To capture their attention, the makers have come up with an idea where Arjun will be seen supporting both the teams and rustling up a little fight among the two teams.”

It is believed that Arjun will be captured standing in both the supporting booths, and via visual effects, his images will be merged on air and the audience will get to see him in a double role at the tournament. The source says, “The TV channel that will be broadcasting the matches have done a tech check and gone through the details of the execution.”

On being contacted, a spokesperson of the film confirmed the news.

First Published: May 11, 2013 11:55 IST