Shahid Kapoor On Doing Yet Another Remake After Kabir Singh: “Sometimes It’s Tougher Than Doing An Original Character”


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Shahid Kapoor Shares His Views On Remake, Says "You Have To Make It Fresh, It Cannot Look Like A Copy Paste."
Jersey Trailer Launch: Shahid Kapoor Shares His Views About Reakes, Starring In Them & More(Pic Credit: Movie Stills)

Shahid Kapoor is all set to essay the role of Arjun Raichand in the upcoming Bollywood sports drama, Jersey. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, this 2021 film is the remake of Tinnanuri’s 2019 Telugu film of the same name starring Nani.

At the trailer launch of the film, Shahid was quizzed about doing remakes (he has also starred in Kabir Singh, the Bollywood remake of Arjun Reddy) and what he thinks of starring in them. Read on to know all he had to say.

At the trailer launch of Jersey, Shahid Kapoor was asked his views on remakes and whether he felt it’s a safer bet to do them. Answering the question, the film’s lead star said, “See, it definitely helps when you do a remake. It’s very helpful to know what ur doing.” Adding that there have been movies in his career that haven’t planned out the way he expected, he said, “I’ve had some very scary experiences so I much confess that being a part of a remake is definitely helpful as an actor because you understand what the story is, how the filmmaker wants to express himself while putting a story together and bringing his vision to it.”

Continuing further, Shahid Kapoor said, “When I did Kabir Singh and now when I’ve done this (Jersey) I’ve realized it’s very difficult to do a remake. Sometimes it’s even tougher than doing an original character.” Justifying his statement, the Udta Punjab …read more

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