Arjun Rampal 'unhappy about supporting role in Heroine'
Published Jul 12 2012, 13:40 BST | By Zakia Uddin Arjun Rampal
is unhappy about having only a supporting role in Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine
, it has been claimed.
The film, starring Kareena Kapoor in the title role, centres on an actress's rise to fame within Bollywood.
A source told One India
that the actor lost interest in the part after signing up with the belief that he would get exposure from being the only male lead in the project.
Director Bhandarkar has denied the allegation, saying: "No, Arjun is very happy with the film. He got busy with his other film commitments. We will resume our shoot from July 18. In fact, recently he changed his hairstyle and I am looking forward to incorporate it in the next schedule."
In November, it was claimed that the star had asked Bhandarkar to flesh out the role
However, Rampal has also previously said that he loves working closely with Kapoor
, and he has described his role as a challenge because he has never played an actor before.