How Janhvi Kapoor’s Roohi look was created
The makers considered 10 different looks before zeroing in on the final appearance
In Roohi, Janvi Kapoor doubles up as a young girl with a dark spirit stuck inside her. Set for release on March 11, the horror-comedy also features Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma.
Janhvi spent over two hours every day with her makeup team to become the ghostly character in Roohi. There were days when she sat from dawn to afternoon decked up in heavy prosthetics, awaiting her shot. Sources close to the crew revealed that as many as 10 different options were considered before zeroing in on Janhvi’s final appearance.
Director Hardik Mehta shared, "We did multiple look tests to arrive at a combination of prosthetics and VFX to create the look for Janhvi. What really surprised me was the switch that Janhvi would make as soon as prosthetics would come on her and her whole body language and her voice would change to that of her witch character. I also want to mention here the immense contribution of Nikita Kapoor, our prosthetic artist, and the fabulous team of Red Chillies VFX, who have painstakingly put this look together throughout the film."