By Hindustan Times
For filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai, Abhay Deol learned to talk with a Tamilian accent, worked on maintaining an athletic body and grew a moustache. The last was the most fun, says the actor.
“Growing a moustache was hard work,” he says. “Sometimes it was fun to have one, at other times, not so much. But I loved it.” While shooting for Shanghai, Abhay had to take time out to promote Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011). “It felt a bit odd to step out wearing casual clothes and a moustache at that time,” he says. “But I felt fine with the moustache when I wore formals for the Shanghai shoots.” And, more personally, his girlfriend Preeti Desai liked his moustache very much, he adds.
Most Hindi film heroes tend to be clean-shaven, but moustach