But are they the right candidates to play agony uncle and aunt?
For the promotion of Cocktail, the film’s lead pair Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone will spell words of wisdom to people in love. The star actors will answer queries on love, friendship and relationships from fans on Facebook. Given that the actors represent the mindset of today’s youth in the film, the marketing brigade of Homi Adajania’s film felt it would be ideal to have them play roles of agony uncle and aunt off screen.
Producer Dinesh Vijan confirmed the news. He said, “Cocktail is creating a buzz online, so we are getting Saif and Deepika to give tips to youngsters and enhance our connect with the audience.”
However, we aren’t sure if the Love Aaj Kal couple is the ideal choice for this. You ask why? Neither Deepika nor Saif have had perfect relationships. The Agent Vinod actor is right now in a happy space with Kareena Kapoor, but he’s had his share of failed relationships (marriage with Amrita Singh and affair with Rosa Catalano). Similarly, the Desi Boyz babe too has had an tumultuous love life. Her relationships with Nihar Pandya and Siddharth Mallya weren’t publicly acknowledged, but her affair with Ranbir Kapoor was under constant media scrutiny.
On second thought, maybe Saifu and Dippy’s tumultuous personal lives make them wise enough to advise other people on relationships. ‘Coz as they say: experience is the best teacher!
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