Kartik ‘excited’ to sport turban in ‘Atithii Iin London’

Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan, who is currently busy shooting for “Atithii Iin London”, says he is excited to wear a turban in the film.

“I was excited to wear a turban for the film. I was surprised when I read the script and saw that certain scenes required me to wear a turban,” Kartik said in a statement.

Kartik said it was a “proud moment and was surreal shooting in a Gurudwara” in London.

“It feels like home even in a new foreign city….you feel the spirituality and the experience was completely uplifting and a great way to flag the shoot,” he added.

The “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” fame actor said that he had a senior Sikh man from London, who helped him with the turban for the film, which is a sequel of the 2010 film “Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?”

“The team and I sat and worked out a look. A senior Sikh gentleman from London helps me with the turban. It takes about an hour to get ready for the look, including make-up,” he said.

Along with him, the movie also stars Kriti Kharbanda, Paresh Rawal and Tanvi Azmi.

Directed by Ashwini Dhir, “Atithii Iin London” is a unique modern love story with new characters and setting.