Actor Rohitashv Gaur
will play a double role in Lapataganj. The actor, currently playing
Mukundi Lal Gupta has an adversary in Choorma Bhopali, a paan chewing
opportunist with a Bhopali accent.
Rohitashv, speaking about his character Choorma Bhopali
says, "I am excited to play a double role, that too with contrasting
characters. I kept recalling the iconic character Soorma Bhopali played
by Jagdeepji in Sholay and did my homework and preparations accordingly. It was fun learning the Bhopali accent."
To get into the skin of his new character, Rohitashv started speaking
in the typical Bhopali accent with everyone on the sets. Not only that,
he also started practising his lines while chewing on paan and ended up
eating almost 40 paans a day. His enthusiasm has rubbed off on his
co-actors as they have also started speaking in a Bhopali accent.
However, his wife does not seem to be impressed with him eating paan and
has warned him not to touch it once the track is over. Says the actor,
"Another challenge I have is to get my wife fall in love with my new