Ronit Roy playing Arjun Kapoor`s tough dad in `2 States`

Last Updated: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 16:11

Mumbai: Actor Ronit Roy says his role in `2 States` is more of a guest appearance and that his character will have shades of grey.

Being directed by Abhishek Verman, it is being co-produced by Karan Johar`s Dharma Productions and Sajid Nadiadwala`s Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.

This will be Ronit`s second film with Karan Johar after `Student Of The Year`.

"I am doing `2 States`. I got a call from the production house for the role, but I told them I don`t want to do it. Then I got a call from Karan, he said, `Why are you not doing this film?` I couldn`t say no. Karan said trust me, so I went ahead and did the film," Ronit said in a group interview.

The film starring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor is a big screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat`s bestseller `2 States: The Story of My Marriage`.

" `2 States` is an intense story and it`s a sought of negative role. I am playing Arjun`s father`s role. It`s like a guest appearance and the character speaks a lot in it," he added.

In the film, a Punjabi boy falls in love with a Tamil girl, which leads to a regional and cultural clash.

The ace actor, who is ruling the small screen, wants to do films with knowledgeable people.

"I don`t feel I have so much of knowledge that I can carry a film on my shoulders," said Ronit, who had impressed with his performance as a strict father in Vikramaditya Motwane`s `Udaan`.

The actor, who started his career with movies like `Jaan Tere Naam`, is happy with his work on the small screen.

"I am happy in my small world. I just see who is making the film and the person who is making the film should be knowledgeable," said Ronit who is seen as a a lawyer in the popular TV show `Adaalat`.

IANS



First Published: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 18:18

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