Lovebirds Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor have reportedly planned a five-day holiday in London to celebrate chhote nawab's birthday on August 16. The couple is all set to tie the knot by the end of this year.
Apparently Kareena Kapoor will take time out for this romantic getaway by tearing herself away from Heroine dubbing. Saif too will take a break from the Mauritius schedule of his home production Go Goa Gone.
Rumour mills suggest that the duo is likely to book their favourite hotel in London.
"London provides us the privacy we seek to do normal things like take a walk at Hyde Park, take in a broadway show and just chill. So whenever there is a special occasion, we know where to head," Kareena had earlier said about her favourite holiday destination.
THE WEDDING DRAMA
Kareena Kapoor has reportedly decided to delay the wedding to sign on some meaty projects. Mumbai Mirror reported: "According to sources, the actress, whose Heroine is set to release on her birthday, September 21, believes she is at her career-peak. She has signed on a few other big banner projects, one of them with younger Imran Khan and she is not prepared to concede any ground to her rivals who are hot at her heels."
"Especially after Bhansali's biting remark that "no married heroine" can be his Juliet, Kareena and Saif decided, it was better to focus on her career right now. In fact, sources close to the couple say they were concerned that the wedding may alter the quality of projects offered to her. And Saif, being the understanding partner that he is, did not want her to compromise," a source told the tabloid.
Saif Ali Khan is on the same page as Kareena. He's also giving preference to his career now post the success of Cocktail.
The actor told Mid Day, "I can't confirm the date right now. Probably a couple of months down the line, I would speak to you about it. Right now it's only Cocktail, and I want to keep my professional and personal life separate."
In an interview to HT he had said: "I haven't fixed a date for my wedding! I'm yet to meet Kareena's parents to sort out the date ... the venue is also not finalised," says the actor, maintaining the obvious: It's going to be a year-end wedding."
The denial had come soon after Sharmila announced the wedding date. We wonder, why Saif and Sharmila didn't discuss in advance about the announcement.
When asked about her brother's wedding date, this is what Soha had to say: "I am quite confused myself. I know it is happening with the people in question, but they haven't set the date or talked about it," Soha told a daily recently, adding, "I think it is happening imminently."
Interestingly, it was Soha, who had let the cat out of the bag last year. She had said: "They (Saif and Kareena) have been together for quite some time now and their relationship has grown. I can hardly wait for the wedding next year. There will be a number of functions and I am very excited about what to wear."
Confirming that Saif will wed Kareena on October 16, Sharmila Tagore had said: "Yes, that's the date we have decided upon. There will be a reception, too, but not a very big one."
After the reports of Saif denying the October 16 wedding emerged, Sharmila said in an interview to Mid-Day that her busy son will have to take out time from his shooting schedules as the date has been finalised by her once and for all, and there's no getting away. She said it was a 'warning' for him.
TOP BUZZ ON THE WEDDING
They are one of Bollywood's hottest couples. And naturally, ever since Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor announced plans of getting married, everyone's been asking them the same things: when and where. So far, the drama has had a few amusing twists and turns. Now, Saif just seems to be in the mood to joke when asked the question. The latest name he's thrown into the fray is Copacabana. IS THE DATE FINAL?
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Why Saif isn't confirming his wedding date
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I don't want to make a big deal of my wedding: Saif Ali Khan
Having just finished a gruelling outdoor shoot in Istanbul for Race 2, Saif Ali Khan is back in Mumbai, promoting his new film Cocktail and planning his wedding with Kareena Kapoor. Even though Cocktail releases this Friday, he doesn't seem nervous. "The indications are positive. I'm more curious than anxious," says Saif, who spared time on a rainy Saturday afternoon to answer some questions for HT Café. INTERVIEW INSIDE
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