The upcoming film Gori Tere Pyaar Mein’s director Punit Malhotra says earlier he roped in Shraddha Kapoor to play South Indian character Vasudha in the film. He says he wrote the character keeping Shraddha Kapoor in mind.
“I met Shraddha after I Hate Luv Storys at a theatre and something stayed with me. When I wrote the character of Vasudha, a nice south Indian girl, I only had Shraddha in mind. Trust me, I didn’t go to anyone else,” said Malhotra, who approached Shraddha even before she did Aashiqui 2.
“First choice was Shraddha and this was even before Aashiqui 2. I went to her. I gave her the subject and said, ‘It’s a very nice role. You will look really nice doing it.’ And she kind of jumped at it,” he said.
Shraddha, who made her Bollywood debut with 2010 film Teen Patti, will be seen in a guest appearance in Gori Tere Pyaar Mein. Malhotra confessed that in the beginning, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein was meant to be a two-hero and two-heroin project and that he wanted to cast Saif Ali Khan, but it couldn’t happen. Now Gori Tere Pyaar Mein only features Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor in lead.
“That was a totally different script, the first draft of the film was different. But for some reason that didn’t work,” said Malhotra.
Gori Tere Pyaar Mein is being produced under the banner of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. The film will see Imran Khan as a south Indian guy Sriram, who madly falls in loves with a girl named Dia (Kareena), who is a social worker. Sriram ready to do anything for Dia.