How Sooraj and Athiya trained for Hero


It is said that star kids have an easy way to make it big in Bollywood. But very few know of the actual hard work an actor has to go through to get his or her character right, irrespective of being an industry insider or outsider.

Sooraj Pancholi, son of Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, along with Suniel Shetty’s daughter Athiya are gearing up to make their mark in Bollywood with Salman Khan’s Hero. Undoubtedly, the newbies have put it all their energy and efforts to get into their characters. Both the newcomers have gone through rigorous physical training, constant retakes and indefinite script reading sessions.

Sooraj who has performed all the stunts in the film without a body double, followed a severe gym routine and practiced the stunts periodically for perfection. Athiya too underwent austere weight training and learnt Kathak dance for her role.

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Hero, produced by Salman Khan and Subhash Ghai and directed by Nikhil Advani is releasing worldwide by Eros International on 11th of September, 2015.