Amazing!! How Vaquar Shaikh gained weight as an actor in SARBJIT
Known television actor Vaquar Shaikh not only had a memorable experience in working with team SARBJIT, he also gained weight as an actor.. find out how..
Playing the part of a Pakistani jailor, Aftab Aalam, who is in charge of the prison where SRABJIT (played by Randeep Hooda) was kept. Vaquar Shaikh says the 15 days of working with the captivatingly beautiful Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, extremely talented Randeep Hooda, charming Richa Chadha and a dedicated actor like Darshan, helped him become a much better actor.
Interestingly, Randeep Hooda had to lose lot of weight for the role and in contrast Vaquar put on around seven kilos to get into mould of the hardliner Pakiatani jailor.
According to Vaquar the dedication of Randeep behind the transformation of his character, has had a tremendous impact on him as an actor and sharing the screen space with Randeep has done wonders for him.
Vaquar says, “ The SARBJIT experience made me rethink about an interesting indie project which I was reluctant to do as it required me to play an aged 50 + man.. now I am ready to take up the challenge and play the role..”
Vaquar is now cutting on those gained weight and is ready to play the challenging role in the indie which has universal potential and firmly believes that the SRABJIT experience has come as a boon.. he has gained weight as an actor.. literally.