I had to master the art to convince people that I am a real ‘masterji’ :Varun Dhawan


Varun Dhawan gearing up for upcoming entertainer “Sui Dhaaga – Made in India”, says that he wanted to convince people that he is a real masterji and practiced for months.

Varun ‘s character is named Mauji is tailor in the movie, along side Anushka Sharma. While talking about preparing for the role he said in a statement, “I knew that I had a task at hand. I knew I had to master the art to convince people that I am a real ‘masterji’. Darshan (the costume designer) and Noor bhai (the tailor on the sets) helped me a lot and I gave it three months to learn this skill.

As an actor, I like to get challenged to become someone else on-screen,”

He says the experience of learning how to tailor wasn’t easy at all. “It was frustrating because initially I wasn’t getting it right. The needle pierced by fingers multiple times. (But) I’m so glad that I went through the drill because I have picked up a new skill in the process.

The “October” actor said he is now very comfortable on the sewing machine,  “It took me 3 months… Sometimes 2 hours and sometimes 4 hours in each tailoring class to get the confidence that I could pull this off in front of camera,”

“Sui Dhaaga” brings together National Award winning producer-director combo of Maneesh Sharma and Sharat Katariya after their blockbuster “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”. The film is a special salute to the inherent entrepreneurial spirit that the youth of India and the country’s local artisans have.

Directed by Sharat Kataria the film stars Varun Dhawan as a tailor and Anushka Sharma as an embroidery craftswoman.

Produced by Maneesh Sharma and presented by Yash Raj Films, “Sui Dhaaga” will release on September 28.