Ameesha Patel finds a close friend in Neil Nitin Mukesh

The two bonded big time on the sets of Shortcut Romeo. And here’s how they hit it off

Neil Nitin Mukesh will be seen romancing Ameesha Patel in the remake of the South blockbuster Thiruttu Payale titled Shortcut Romeo. Despite being their first movie together, both the actors have become very close, chirped a birdie. In the film, Ameesha plays the role of a rich and glamorous girl with a tinge of negativity, while Neil’s role is that of a local rowdy goon, somewhat similar to his character in Lafangey Parindey.

The Lazy Lamhe girl, who is currently juggling between acting and producing film developed a cold feet to portray the grey shaded character in Shortcut Romeo. To soothe her frayed nerves, Neil offered to tutor and help her with expressions and timings. After all, the Players actor had done it all, hasn’t he?

Shortcut Romeo will be directed by Susi Ganesan who has directed the original Tamil flick. And according to sources, it has oodles of drama, action and romantic angles. While Neil and Ameesha’s chemistry is pretty evident from the picture, we wonder if it will set box office registers ringing. What do you think?