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Is Janhvi Kapoor taking Urdu lessons for Karan Johar's Takht?

Janhvi has roped in a language trainer to learn the nuances of Urdu for her role in 'Takht'.

Is Janhvi Kapoor taking Urdu lessons for Karan Johar's Takht?
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New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities these days are going extra mile to ensure they get into the skin of the character they are playing. From sweating it out at gym for hours to shaving off their head and piling on extra kilos, they are doing every possible thing to deliver their best on the silver screen. 

And now, we have learnt that actress Janhvi Kapoor, who has been roped in for Karan Johar's hostorical-drama 'Takht' has started taking Urdu lessons for the same. 

A source quoted by Mid-Day said, "Over the past four months, Janhvi has been training with a language coach to ace the finer nuances of Urdu, including diction and pronunciation. Since the film is said to be based in the Mughal era, she has also brushed up on her history."

Janhvi been reading material that includes 'Aurangzeb: The Man and the Myth' by Audrey Truschke, and 'Storia Do Mogor' by Niccolao Manucci. She is taking due diligence in getting her accent spot on.

Apart from 'Takht', Janhvi is reported to have been cast for a biographical film on IAF woman pilot Gunjan Saxena. Besides, she is also in talks for the sequel to 2008 blockbuster 'Dostana'.