Aditya Roy Kapur never realised how popular his character of RJ from his huge solo hit 'Aashiqui 2' had become. But he became aware of it only some time back and when he did find out, the handsome actor was shocked at the passion of his fans.
Recently when he was shooting for Habib Faisal's 'Dawat-E-Ishq' in the outskirts of Lucknow, he was taken aback by the reactions he was getting from the crowed which has gathered around. They were shooting a Holi scene on a bridge very similar to last bridge sequence of 'Aashiqui 2'.
To get Aditya's attention, a lot of guys would scream RJ and jump off to replicate the most talked about scene from 'Aashiqui 2'.
Aditya got really worried as someone could easily get hurt so he walked up to the youngsters, had a chat requesting them not to do this to gain his attention. After a conversation, lots of pictures, all of the fans satisfied walked off very happy. Only after that did Aditya resume his work.
For Aditya his role of RJ has become an alternate identity where people often call or refer to him as RJ.