At the Screen Preview recently, Saif Ali Khan talking about Love Aaj Kal had women in the audience fall in love with him all over again.
â€œHeâ€™s so cool, so much fun,â€ was a common refrain repeated umpteen times since that day. One could well see the reason why – Khan was witty, funny and articulate. He certainly stole the thunder but almost always stepped back for his team members – Deepika Padukone, Imtiaz Ali and Dinesh Vijan – to have their say. And when necessary, came to their rescue with an arsenal of clever quips.
Strumming the guitar at the music release, appearances at multiplexes, reality shows, special photo sessions, Khan has done it all for the maiden production under his banner Illuminati Films. It would be no exaggeration to say that Khan is stellar in his new role as the producer of Love Aaj Kal, a contemporary love story that tests its strengths at the box-office this weekend.
Excerpts from an interview at the actorâ€™s home in Bandra where between fervent messaging, instructing his domestic help and strumming the guitar, he takes a few questions on films and film stars. (more…)