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Varun learnt tailoring for 3 months for 'Sui Dhaaga'

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 23 Aug 2018 5:31 AM GMT

Varun learnt tailoring for 3 months for Sui Dhaaga
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Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who plays a tailor in upcoming entertainer Sui Dhaaga - Made in India, said that he gave three months to learn tailoring to ensure he gave his best to the role.

"I knew that I had a task at hand. I knew I had to master the art to convince people that I am a real 'masterji'. Darshan (the costume designer) and Noor bhai (the tailor on the sets) helped me a lot and I gave it three months to learn this skill," Varun said in a statement.

"As an actor, I like to get challenged to become someone else on-screen," added the actor, whose character is named Mauji in the movie, which also stars Anushka Sharma.

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He says the experience of learning how to tailor wasn't easy at all.

"It was frustrating because initially I wasn't getting it right. The needle pierced by fingers multiple times. (But) I'm so glad that I went through the drill because I have picked up a new skill in the process.

"It took me 3 months... Sometimes 2 hours and sometimes 4 hours in each tailoring class to get the confidence that I could pull this off in front of camera," added the 'Badlapur' actor. claiming that he is now "very comfortable" on the sewing machine.

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"Sui Dhaaga" brings together National Award winning producer-director combo of Maneesh Sharma and Sharat Katariya after their blockbuster "Dum Laga Ke Haisha".

The film is a special salute to the inherent entrepreneurial spirit that the youth of India and the country's local artisans have.

IANS

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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