India, Oct. 4 -- Nowadays, actors often go out of the way to acquire skills that help them portray roles effectively. Tara Sutaria is the latest to join the list. The young actor, who plays a mute girl in her next, Marjaavaan, learned sign language "for a few months" before she started filming. Interestingly, her training with a sign language coach, Sangeeta Gala, started while she was working on her debut film, Student of The Year 2.

"Nowadays, it has become extremely important for actors to completely understand, and delve into the characters they're playing. So, I'm lucky that I could spend those many months learning sign language with Sangeeta ma'am. The experience was amazing because she is a fantastic trainer," says Tara. Gala, in th...