Shahid Kapoor flew an American F-16 fighter aircraft at the Aero-India show in Bangalore. The actor, plays an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer in his father Pankaj Kapur’s directorial debut Mausam.
“I wanted to get a first-hand experience of flying on a fighter aircraft. Thanks to Lockheed Martin, I have had the privilege of becoming the first actor to fly the F-16. Such an opportunity doesn’t come by as a civilian,” Shahid told the reporters after the flight.