Actress Deepika Padukone, who is sharing screen space with her ex-boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor in Ayan Mukerji’s “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”(YJHD), says the actor is possessive about her.
The first look launch of the film happened Tuesday here and when asked about the experence, she humorously said that the actor is “possessive” about her.
“Ranbir is possessive about me (smiles). It feels like it’s my first film. I am excited about it,” Deepika told reporters during the first look launch of the film here Tuesday.
In one of the scenes shown in the promo, Deepika says “Main tumahare saath 2 min bhi rahi toh muje pyaar ho jayega tumse, Phir se.”
When asked about the dialogue, the 27-year-old said: “I would like to say the chemical combination has been tested before and then we agreed to do the film.
The actor, who will be seen with Deepika after four long years, says the actress has grown over the years.
“I was amazed and happy looking the way she has grown as an actress. She is extremely intelligent and has a pretty smile, so it is easy to act as like you are in love with her,” he said.
With back to back question firing on Ranbir and Deepika’s personal life. Karan Johar said, “I request you all to ask questions related to the film. I am inviting you guys to watch the film and it’s not a wedding invite.”
I was in a hurry to get married to Deepika four years back
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is busy shooting Ayan Mukerji’s “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”(YJHD), admitted that he doesn’t have any problem sharing the screen space with ex-girlfriend Deepika Padukone in the film.
“Deepika and I have moved on as individuals and as actors,” Ranbir said in a statement.
The film features Ranbir and Deepika in the lead roles. Kalki Koechlin also plays a pivotal role in the film.
Ranbir, who was last seen with Deepika in “Bachna Ae Haseeno”, finds her completely “passionate and ambitious”.
“When you come across someone who is as motivated as you are, the experience of working together is terrific. Deepika has got a lovely smile and it is easy to fall in love with her on-screen. I don’t feel awkward with her. We are all professionals,” said the 30-year-old.
Ranbir also confessed that he was in a hurry to get married four years back but dropped the idea after a director-friend advised him to focus on film career
“One should not keep deadline for marriage…kids. I was in hurry to get married. I was looking forward to getting married four years back…settle down. But it was (director) Ayan Mukherjee who told me not to do so and focus on my career as I had just started, and have fun,” he said at a press conference here today.
Talking about his character in YJHD, he says the character will strike to today’s youth.
“In YJHD, I’ve found myself. It deals with the relationship, heartbreak and ambition of four people. All my films have had a strong romantic tale underneath. This is the story of a guy who grows up from a 21-year-old boy to a 30-year-old man. It’s an urban film with characters that are closer to today’s youth,” said Ranbir.