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Saif Ali Khan signs up Natalie Portman

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, July 26, 2012
First Published: 19:32 IST(26/7/2012) | Last Updated: 01:06 IST(27/7/2012)

Basking in the success of his last outing, Cocktail, actor-producer Saif Ali Khan has revealed that his next home production will star Oscar Award winning Hollywood actor, Natalie Portman.

“A love story we are working on ... It’s a secret ... We are doing a film with Natalie Portman,” the 41-year-old was quoted as saying by a Mumbai tabloid. The actor remained unavailable for details.

This is not the first time that the Black Swan actor will be seen working with an Indian actor. She was also seen with actor Irrfan in the 2009 ensemble flick, New York, I Love You.

More on romantic 'Saif'
Actor Saif Ali Khan says that he hopes do a romcom even after ten years.

Saif has tasted box office success and audience appreciation whenever he did a rom-com: Kal Ho Na Ho (2003), Hum Tum (2004), Salaam Namaste (2005), Love Aaj Kal (2009).

Saif Ali Khan and Natalie Portman


"I hope I can do romantic films at the age of 50. There is no age for romance. If the story is nice and the character suits you then why not do it. It is not like you can do only action films at a certain age. As long as you look good doing the part, there should not be any problem," Saif said in an interview.

Saif Ali Khan has romanced Deepika Padukone and Kareena Kapoor on screen in the past, but the actor wishes to work with two more gorgeous actresses - Priyanka Chopra and Kareena Kapoor, he had told a daily.

When asked to name actresses he wanted to work with, the actor told the daily: "I really want to work with Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif. Though I did work with Kat in Race together. However, I don't think she considers it her work. At the time, she was still finding her feet in the industry."

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