Abhishek Kapoor, the director of the film, told IANS: "Sushant Singh plays Ishaan in the film who is a local icon - someone who made a name for himself playing cricket. Sushant went through intensive cricket training for the role in 'Kai Po Che!' and is a very good cricketer."
He further added: "UTV is planning city visits of the movie team and it will certainly be exciting to see Sushant playing cricket and giving tips to the youngsters."
An adaptation of Chetan Bagat's "3 Mistakes of My Life", "Kai Po Che!" also features Raj Kumar Yadav and Amit Sadh and is slated for a Feb 22 release.
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