What kind of shoppers are Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut? Costume designer Sheetal Sharma reveals

Updated: 30 July, 2019 15:05 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Costume designer Sheetal Sharma, who worked with Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao in Judgementall Hai Kya, in an exclusive interview with mid-day.com gave away some interesting facts about both the actors.

Sheetal Sharma in an interaction with mid-day.com. Picture Courtesy: mid-day
Sheetal Sharma in an interaction with mid-day.com. Picture Courtesy: mid-day

Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao's Judgementall Hai Kya released on July 26, 2019, and the film is performing well at the box office and is getting viewers to flock to cinema halls. While the theme of the film is being appreciated there are other factors that have attracted the attention of the viewers. It's the attires worn by Rajkummar and Kangana. They complement their characters and personalities in the film perfectly.

Costume designer Sheetal Sharma, who has styled Shah Rukh Khan in Raees, Akshay Kumar in Kesari etc, has worked on the costumes for Judgementall Hai Kya. mid-day.com got in touch with the costume designer to understand everything that went into styling these two dynamites for the film.

Sheetal Sharma gave away some exclusive and interesting information about Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao. Both Rao and Ranaut are strong personalities; when asked whether it was challenging to style Ranaut because she has a unique personality and she plays a complex character, the popular designer said, "We all know that she is a style icon and like a diva. Whatever she wears, she owns it. Talking about the film particularly, she's one who's generally so character-driven that she points out things like, 'No, maybe she should not wear this and let's make her wear this.' She gets into its detailing and gives minor inputs like she can wear this high-neck and keep the hair like this in a very interesting way, which you see in the film why those inputs must have helped in a way."

Watch the entire interview here:

Talking about Rajkummar Rao, Sheetal Sharma said that he's one of the most casual and adorable actors he has ever met. "He's the most non-fussy actor you can ever come across. He's the kind who wants to experiment with his look. He never has hang-ups like, 'I want you to chop the hair in a certain way.' For instance, I got him those fake earrings. So, he said, 'No, I won't wear these fake earrings.' And on the spot, he went and got his ears pierced. Rajkummar is very spontaneous and right out there to experiment with things. On the sets, he'll spot any shoes and say they are very aged and he'll pick some random guy's shoes and wear them to look like a part of the character. Things like these are very interesting about him."

Among Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut, who is often glued to their phones? Answering this question, Sheetal Sharma revealed, "It's Rajkummar, he's crazy. Half the time he is on his phone watching some Netflix show or some films. He also has a list of films that he's looking for and he'll ask you, 'Did you watch this?' and he's also an impulsive shopper."

Is Kangana also an impulsive shopper? Sharma said, "Kangana is a silent shopper. She's like those ones, who'll just walk out and quietly go and shop some Valentino shoes and suddenly she'll walk on the set wearing her Tom Ford dress and we'll be like, 'Oh! When did you get this' and she'll be like, 'I went last evening.'"

On the work front, the designer now has Ayushmann Khurrana-Bhumi Pednekar's film Bala on his plate, along with Hurdang and Made In China.

Also Read: Hungarian artist accuses Judgementall Hai Kya makers of plagiarism

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First Published: 30 July, 2019 13:22 IST

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