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Harshvarrdhan's 'too good looking for Life Of Pi' statement draws flak

Anil Kapoor's son Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor is once again getting trolled, this time for his tone-deaf statement. In a clip going viral on the internet, the actor revealed that he was rejected from the Oscar-winning film Life Of Pi because he was too good-looking for the role. Sonam Kapoor's brother also said that he was being considered for the role of Pi, and since Pi was a character from Pondicherry, he couldn't be good-looking. 

Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor didn't get Life Of Pi role because he was good-looking
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Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor who has appeared in films like Mirzya and Bhavesh Joshi Superhero among others revealed he had auditioned for the role of Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, which was eventually played by actor Suraj Sharma. "I had a good audition for Life of Pi. I didn’t get the role because they wrote back saying, 'He’s too good-looking to play Pi. Because Pi is a character from Pondi, from the South, I don’t look like…'".

As he made his statement, he realised the blunder and so he added, "I am more urban, you know!". The clip has gone viral on social media. 

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Now, the actor is getting trolled for his tone-deaf statement. One of the users commented, "

Pondicherry is a very urban town; he’s probably never heard about it." Another one said, "Unbelievable. Is he insinuating that Indians from south look ugly?!". A third user responded, "Suraj Sharma who eventually got cast is way better looking than him."

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Some others took a dig at his career trajectory and said, "The only reason he got to audition for these roles was that Anil Kapoor, after Slumdog and Mission Impossible, made some Hollywood connections and tried to foist Sonam and Harshvardhan there but they never passed a single audition." Another user added, "So South Indians don’t look good? Geez… No wonder I know who this is. And, dude probably is too good to play any role."

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