Arjun Kapoor is all set to challenge the gender roles placed upon women and men in Indian society talks about his character, choices and working with Begum of Bollywood.
“My character in the movie is very well-educated but makes a choice to stay at home. He is not a slacker. The film is about understanding each other in a relationship. I, personally, am very ambitious” says Arjun Kapoor.
R Balki Directorial “Ki and Ka” is a take on modern urban married couple with a twist! Stay at home father is a rare occurrence in India society but Actor Arjun has a different way to look at it.
“That does not mean I will ask my girl or woman to not work. It is about our personal choice and not our gender” adds Arjun.
“Ki & Ka” will feature the unusual pairing of Arjun Kapoor and Actress Kareena Kapoor for the first time, which has generated quite a stir among fans. Bebo being an established and accomplished actress, so we asked Arjun if working with her was intimidating.
“I was neither intimidated by her nor was in awe of her. Kareena is a very dear friend. We have known each other from before… I am a fan of the work she has done, the actress she is but I did not behave like a starstruck guy in front of her. I respect her as a friend and a co-star” Arjun
The film, set to hit theatres on April 1, will see the “Khatorn Ke Khiladi” Host, Arjun as portraying an educated but non-ambitious man, who is happy to have his wife work.
Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan are making extended cameo in the film, which in fact is an added bonus.