The title of Karan Johar’s next film may be
I Hate Luv Storys
), but what’s happening on the set is telling a different story. Sources reveal that actress Sonam Kapoor and debutant director Punit Malhotra are dating. The two have been spotted together at various restaurants and coffee shops in Mumbai. However, love blossomed not on the sets of the film, but when Malhotra met Kapoor to narrate the script.
“The two often make plans to meet up once shooting is over for the day,” says a unit source. They were first noticed as a couple when they arrived together at filmmaker Karan Johar’s birthday party in May. Ever since shooting of
started a month back, the two seem to have only got closer.
Punit is designer Manish Malhotra’s nephew and earlier assisted Karan Johar in
Kal Ho Na Ho
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
According to a crew member, “They were going out even before the film went on the floor. Everyone seems to be discussing that something is going on.” A celeb publicist confirmed, “This seems to be the biggest buzz in the industry since the Deepika- Ranbir split.”