‘Mirzya’ teaser: Sonam Kapoor’s brother Harshvardhan turns warrior

The teaser trailer of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s upcoming epic love story ‘Mirzya is out. The movie marks the Bollywood debut of Harshvardhan Kapoor, son of actor-producer Anil Kapoor and younger brother of the gorgeous Sonam Kapoor.

The teaser reveals the actor dressed as a warrior with his face covered with only the eyes and forehead revealing. His hair is pulled back in a knot on the top of his head, and is shown as an ace archer aiming a bow and arrow.

Releasing the teaser on Twitter, Harshvardhan described it as "two-and-a-half years of blood sweat and tears in a minute."

Tanvi Azmi’s niece Saiyami Kher who will be seen opposite Harshvardhan, is also making her debut with the film. She also tweeted the link and posted, "Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Gulzarji presenting us in our debut. What more can one ask for."

Set in Rajasthan, ‘Mirzya’ is inspired by the folk lore of Mirza-Sahiban. The film is said to have loads of action stunts and drama.

‘Mirzya’ has been penned by poet and lyricist Gulzar while the trio of Shankar Ehsaan Loy has composed the music for the film.

The film is set to release sometime next year.

As soon as the teaser was unveiled, Bollywood celebs started tweeting in praise of it.

Harshvardhan’s elder sister Sonam Kapoor tweeted along with the link, “The #MirzyaTeaser is out! I hope you guys love it as much as I did!! Watch it here!!”

Priyanka Chopra wrote, “Welcome to the movies @HarshKapoor_ The #MirzyaTeaser looks smashing! A great way to tease the world into it...”

“And here's a glimpse of @HarshKapoor_ all set to debut next year...hugely anticipated... #MirzyaTeaser ! Must watch!!” filmmaker Karan Johar tweeted along with the teaser.

Farhan Akhtar posted, “#MirzyaTeaser is here.. Looking good. Sounding great. @RakeyshOmMehra @SaiyamiKher @HarshKapoor_ @ShankarEhsanLoy.”

Actor Varun Dhawan also praised the debutant and wrote, “The #MirzyaTeaser is here. Presenting my favourite actor next year @HarshKapoor_. Give it some love.”