Lord Shiva resides in each one of us: Abhishek Kapoor
After much anticipation and hardships, the Abhishek Kapoor directorial, Kedarnath, starring Sara Ali Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput finally hits the screens today. Nervous and excited at the same time, Abhishek reveals that Lord Shiva has been a major inspiration for him, especially for this film.
Having helmed a sociallyrelevant film such as Kai Po Che earlier, Abhishek yet again highlights the social evil of discrimination in Kedarnath. Revealing why the film is important to him, Abhishek says, “This film is important to me because of its backdrop. Kedarnath is based against the Uttarakhand floods and the film also deals with a very important issue that our country faces — the prevalance of class and caste. The discrimination which has been a part of our society since ages still exists, and Kedarnath deals with the same.”
Being a staunch believer in Lord Shiva, Kedarnath holds an incredibly important place in Abhishek’s life. Talking about the same, he says, “More than anything else, the film is about Shiva and I am a big believer in Lord Shiva. The simplest thing is if any man has the heart to do anything for mankind or another human being, there is Shiva in him, irrespective of his or her religion. If you are willing to serve another human then Shiva resides in you. When you say ‘Har Har Mahadev, you say Har Har Mein hai Mahadev’. I want people to feel that.”
Produced by Abhishek and Pragya Kapoor under the banner of Guy In the Sky along with Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP, Kedarnath releases today.
A still from Kedarnath