Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor’s film Sardar Ka Grandson has premiered today (May 18) on Netflix. On this occasion, the actor took to his Instagram account and penned a sweet note dedicating it to his grandmother as he essays the role the grandson who fulfils the last wish of his grandmother.
The note is read as “I have been fortunate enough to get films that have made me tap into my beautiful childhood memories and life experiences. Whether it was Ki & Ka which was for my mother or now Sardar Ka Grandson for my grandmothers, these are films that have connected to my soul and will forever be my most favourite films.”
Further in his post, he talked about his experience working with a female director for the first time and expressed his gratitude towards her and wrote, “I am deeply thankful that in Sardar Ka Grandson I got a chance to be directed by the sensitive and extremely mature Kaashvie Nair, my first female director, who was also helming her first feature film! Kaashvie you have given me a film to cherish forever and be proud of. So, thank you, from the bottom of my heart. You gave me solid material that connected to me so deeply and instantly because of the story’s uncanny similarity with my grandparents lives in various ways.”
Later, he explained why this role was special to him and wrote along, “Moreover, the character of Sardar in the film is very similar to my Nani. She was actually a riot when you interacted with her and I could see her in Sardar, every step of the way! I was literally living through various phases, emotions and memories some mine some theirs.”
“So, for me, I am happy that through this film I have lived a bit of their lives and I hope that I have done all four of them proud through my earnestness with this film”, added Arjun.
The 35 year old actor concluded his long note by writing a note for the audience. He wrote, “Sardar Ka Grandson is now available for all to enjoy on Netflix from today and I hope you will be entertained thoroughly. It is a simple movie with a big heart and I hope it moves you in the same way that it has touched me.”
The romantic comedy movie ‘Sardar Ka Grandson’ also stars John Abraham, Aditi Rao Hydari, Rakul Preet Singh, Soni Razdan and Kanwaljit Singh. The film is helmed by debutant director Kaashvie Nair and is jointly bankrolled under the banners T-Series, Emmay Entertainment and JA Entertainment. Talking about other upcoming films of the actor, Arjun has movies like ‘Bhoot Police’, ‘Fun And Frustration’, ‘Ek Villain Returns’ among others in his pipeline.