Jersey: Shahid Kapoor Sharpens His Cricketing Skills Under Rohit Sharma’s Coach
Makers of Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey are not leaving any stone unturned for the movie. Despite the movie being half way through, makers have roped in Indian cricket team player Rohit Sharma’s coach Dinesh Lal to train the actor
Tremendous success of Kabir Singh at the box office resulted into actor Shahid Kapoor finally being arrived at the box office. Kabir Singh was a remake of a Telugu hit film, Arjun Reddy, now Shahid is busy with yet another flick titled Jersey, which also happens to be a Telugu hit sport drama. As per reports, makers are not leaving any stone unturned; they have roped in professional coaches to sharpen Shahid’s cricketing skills. It’s not one individual but a team of eight members, hired to train Shahid for the flick.
As per reports in Times of India, makers have roped in Indian cricket player Rohit Sharma’s coach Dinesh Lal for the flick. Besides which he is also being trained under the guidance of State-level Ranji Trophy coaches. The Kabir Singh too is super excited as he gets trained under Dinesh Lal. The actor himself was part of cricket teams during his college and later also played matches for clubs. In the November when the actor was shooting for the film, he learnt few of batting techniques from Dinesh Lal.
It was also reported of the actor learning some footwork and varied style of stroke from the coach.
Coming to the point of eight members team being hired to train the actor, it includes fitness experts from UK, athletic trainer with proper certification and a few more. ALSO READ: Birthday Boy Shahid Kapoor’s Reaction To ‘Jersey 400 Crores’ Chant While Cutting His Cake Is Priceless – VIDEO
Though the film’s shoot has been half way, the actor to make it look authentic often practices for the sport. Now as the actor is shooting in Chandigarh, he is being trained under coaches from Haryana. ALSO READ: Jersey: Shahid Kapoor Heads Back To The Shoot Post-Recovering From Stitches Due To The Accident– PHOTOS
Locked to release on August 28, 2020, it stars Mrunal Thakur in the female lead. ALSO READ: Jersey: Shahid Kapoor Starrer Shoot Postponed Owing To The Actor’s Poor Health
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