Updated June 7th, 2024 at 09:18 IST

Kartik Aaryan Weighs In On The Challenges During Chandu Champion Shoot: This Is The Toughest Role...

Directed by Kabir Khan, Chandu Champion narrates the inspiring story of Murlikant Petkar, India's first Paralympic gold medalist in freestyle swimming.

A poster of Chandu Champion. | Image:Kartik Aaryan/Instagram
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Actor Kartik Aaryan, currently promoting his upcoming film Chandu Champion, recently opened up about the challenges he encountered while preparing for the role of athlete Murlikant Petkar in the highly anticipated biopic. For the unversed, Murlikant Petkar was India's first Paralympic gold medalist. The film is based on the challenges he faced during his journey.

Kartik narrates the challenges he faced during Chandu Champion shoot

During an interaction with ANI, Kartik Aaryan detailed the intense preparation required for his portrayal of Chandu in the film. "The role was incredibly challenging and discomforting for me. Swimming and boxing were activities I never imagined myself doing. Combining all these elements in one film was demanding, and I had to learn them all professionally because my opponents were professional wrestlers, swimmers, and real boxers. It was tough to match their level, so I worked really hard. This is the toughest role of my career," he explained.

Discussing the intensity of his preparation, Kartik added, "This has been a life-changing role for me, and I am genuinely proud of this film. I just hope that people come to the theaters to watch it. As I've mentioned before, this is the toughest film and role of my career. As you may have seen in the trailer, the hard work is evident."

What more do we know about Chandu Champion?

Directed by Kabir Khan, Chandu Champion narrates the inspiring story of Murlikant Petkar, India's first Paralympic gold medalist in freestyle swimming. Kartik Aaryan plays the titular character, Chandu, in this film, which celebrates resilience and determination. The film is set to release on June 14, and aims to captivate audiences with its compelling story.

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Published June 7th, 2024 at 09:18 IST