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Saif was offered Talaash, reveals Kareena

Newly-wed actor Kareena Kapoor, whose film Talaash, with Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherji releases next week, has revealed that her husband Saif Ali Khan was also offered Talaash. “Not many know, but Saif too was offered Talaash.

bollywood Updated: Nov 29, 2012 11:14 IST
Dibyojyoti Baksi

Newly-wed actor Kareena Kapoor, whose film Talaash, with Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherji releases next week, has revealed that her husband Saif Ali Khan was also offered Talaash.

“Not many know, but Saif too was offered Talaash. Reema (Kagti, director) wanted him in the movie, but his dates didn’t work out. He is really excited that I am part of it,” she says.

About working with Aamir after a gap of three years, Kareena says, “He is a great co-star and a great team player. He makes sure his films turn out well. If I could, I would work in all his films.”

On why Aamir, who goes out of his way to promote his films, has kept an unusually low profile with Talaash, she says, “It’s the first suspense film of its kind and probably that’s why Aamir has not done much to promote it.”

Ask her if she and Saif will be sharing screen space anytime soon and she laughs, “No, I’m leaving him for all the lovely leading ladies. He is allowed to romance them on screen.”

Kareena-Aamir in Talaash


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"Saif wants to make sure that all his work for the sequel of Race is completed and out of the way so that he can take his much-deserved break. Only the dubbing was remaining and the actor finished it in six days flat, while working 10 hours at a stretch," a source told Mumbai Mirror. LOVEBIRDS

I am a responsible woman, says Kareena

Kareena Kapoor Khan seems to have settled down in her married life.

On a recent trip to Delhi, when we asked her how she was handling the responsibilities of being married, Kareena said, “It’s fine, I am a responsible woman.”

Indeed, though an aircraft snag delayed her trip by an entire day, Kareena decided to drive down from Chandigarh to keep her commitment. RESPONSIBLE KAREENA


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While actors are mostly responsible for delaying events, in this case we cannot blame Kareena Kapoor for holding up a cold drink sponsored event in Delhi. The actor, who is the brand ambassador for the drink, was supposed to be in the capital for the endorsement. But as she waited for her flight in Chandigarh on Monday evening, industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal's chopper had to make an emergency landing at the same airport due to a technical snag. KAREENA DELAYED

(With additional inputs)