National Film Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao will be seen
playing a man aged 324 in the forthcoming film Raabta.
The just released trailer of Raabta is packed with intrigue,
love and the promise of a powerful storyline. The trailer ends with
an element of surprise.
Raabta's Team Did 16
At the end of the trailer, one can spot a mysterious
looking character, played by the Trapped actor. The film's team did
16 look test before picking the final one. Director Dinesh Vijan
and Rajkumar sat along with the team over a couple of days to get
the final look in place.
Special Ream Got On
A special team from Los Angeles got on board and worked
with Zuby Johal of Dirty Hands company to etch the look for the
What Made Rajkummar
Excited About His Role?
"Rajkummar was kind enough to do me a favour. It was
tedious but, he patiently sat through it everyday. I think, the
idea of the prosthetics making him completely unrecognisable
excited him as an actor," said Vijan in a
Rajkummar Underwent 5-6
Hours Of Prosthetic
In addition to his look, his body posture and voice
modulation had to be worked upon. Rajkummar underwent five to six
hours of prosthetic everyday to get into his character. In addition
to that, his styling was important. He had to wear accessories and
also have tattoos.
It Was 'Fun' As An
Actor: Rajkummar Rao
Talking about his friendly appearance in the film,
Rajkummar said, "It was so much fun as an actor. Dinoo (Dinesh) has
a very clear vision as a director and he gave me a lot of freedom
as an actor to explore."
"The prosthetics used to take almost five to six hours everyday
and then I would start sweating inside all that make-up. It needed
quite a bit of patience," he added.
The movie stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon.