Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor says reports about him being unprofessional on the set of his upcoming film, Half Girlfriend seems like an attempt by to show him in a bad light.
There were reports that the 2 States star had an argument with the director of the film, Mohit Suri, over the actor’s alleged party bills which ran to Rs 1 lakh per day.
When asked about this at an event last evening, Arjun said, “There is some selfish reason of someone to portray me as unprofessional. Somebody is upset or jealous... “If I was not a professional, that film wouldn’t have finished by now. My father is known as one of the most serious, amazing producers.
“You think being a producer’s son, I will put the other producer in jeopardy and say ‘Yeh lo dedh lakh rupaye ka bill’?” Arjun asked.
According to the reports, the 31-year-old actor handed a bill of Rs 1 lakh to his producers after partying every night while shooting for the film, which led to argument between Suri and him.
The movie also stars Shraddha Kapoor.
“I would like to answer this question, even though I do not like to reply to ridiculous conversations. I am a producer’s son. “When that outdoor (shoot) was happening in June, my grandmother was seriously unwell.... You all came later when she died while I was shooting outdoor,” he said.
“If I was making bills of Rs 1 lakh after drinking, there must be seriously something wrong with me and I shouldn’t get job after this film. I was traveling back and forth everyday from Delhi to Mumbai, Mumbai to Delhi, shooting,” Arjun said.
He did party with the team of the film till 1 am on his birthday, but reported for shoot the next morning, he said.
“It was my birthday month. I didn’t want to do anything. But Balaji (production house) said they want to throw a party. We partied till 1 am, celebrated birthday, cut the cake... Then, we all reached for shooting at 7 in the morning. “You can go and crosscheck it with Delhi Hyatt, where we shot the film,” the star said.