Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is a non-smoker in real life, had to shoot extensively with artificial smoke for the title track of his upcoming film Udta Punjab.
- Udta Punjab also stars Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Diljit Dosanjh
- Shahid Kapoor features as rockstar Tommy Singh in Udta Punjab
- Udta Punjab is scheduled to hit screens on June 17
In the video of the song Ud-daa Punjab, there is a lot of smoke around Shahid to add depth to the character that he is playing in the film. Shahid featured as rockstar Tommy Singh, who is also a drug-addict in the movie.
It was not usual for Shahid to have so much smoke around but he had no issues doing so for the shoot as his character demanded that.
"Shahid who doesn't smoke, shot the track with only smoke around. It was a tad bit difficult, but Shahid got into the skin of the character and finished the song without any hitch," the film's director Abhishek Chaubey said in a statement.
Watch the video of Ud-daa Punjab: