This Article is From Oct 01, 2013

Shahid Kapoor: Prabhu Deva is the masala king of movies

Shahid Kapoor: Prabhu Deva is the masala king of movies

Prabhu Deva has directed Shahid Kapoor in R...Rajkumar

Highlights

  • Actor Shahid Kapoor, who has worked under the direction of Prabhu Deva for the first time in R...Rajkumar, says the actor-director is the "masala king" of movies.
  • Prabhu Deva has earlier helmed Bollywood films like Rowdy Rathore and Wanted.
  • "I hope I have been able to fulfil what Prabhu (Prabhu Deva) has expected from me. It was an honour to work with him. He is the mawali (rowdy) and the masala king," Shahid told reporters at the trailer launch of R...Rajkumar here on Tuesday.
  • Shahid says he simply followed Prabhu Deva's instructions.
  • "I have copied what Prabhu was doing and I have only followed him throughout the film. There was too much of action, so it was tiring. But I had a great time shooting," said Shahid, who found it challenging to match steps with Prabhu Deva as far as dancing was concerned.
  • "I used to think I am a great dancer, but when I danced with him I realised I am still a struggler," said Shahid, a trained dancer.
  • R...Rajkumar features Sonakshi Sinha as the female lead. The film releases on December 6.
Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who has worked under the direction of Prabhu Deva for the first time in R...Rajkumar, says the actor-director is the "masala king" of movies.

Prabhu Deva has earlier helmed Bollywood films like Rowdy Rathore and Wanted.

"I hope I have been able to fulfil what Prabhu (Prabhu Deva) has expected from me. It was an honour to work with him. He is the mawali (rowdy) and the masala king," Shahid told reporters at the trailer launch of R...Rajkumar here on Tuesday.

Shahid says he simply followed Prabhu Deva's instructions.

"I have copied what Prabhu was doing and I have only followed him throughout the film. There was too much of action, so it was tiring. But I had a great time shooting," said Shahid, who found it challenging to match steps with Prabhu Deva as far as dancing was concerned.

"I used to think I am a great dancer, but when I danced with him I realised I am still a struggler," said Shahid, a trained dancer.

R...Rajkumar features Sonakshi Sinha as the female lead. The film releases on December 6.