Only two days to go for the big Valentine’s Day release and Imtiaz Ali just set fans anticipation riding a hyperbole as he, along with the lead pair – Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan, spilled the beans on Randeep Hooda’s character in Love Aaj Kal. Presenting him as ‘Raj’ Imtiaz claimed to have “saved best for the last” while Kartik flaunted him off as the “Romeo of Udaipur.”Also Read - 21 Differently-Abled Couples to Tie Knot at Mass Wedding in Udaipur, Will Endorse 'Say No To Dowry' Campaign
Making fans “relive the romance of the 90’s”, the makers dropped a video that shows a striking similarity between Randeep’s character and that of Rishi Kapoor’s in the Love Aaj Kal of 2009. Like Rishi’s character, Randeep too narrates his love story settled in Udaipur. While he was called Raghu back in his youth and is later referred to as Raj, his school romance played by Arushi Sharma is similar to that of Kartik’s love for Sara or so Randeep claims at the beginning of the video. Randeep has his own share of a whirlwind romance-cum-separation which leaves Sara in tears by the end of the story narration. A clean-shaven Kartik essays the role of Randeep’s youth in the movie. Also Read - Spotted Kartik Aaryan: Kartik Won Hearts For His Sweet Gesture | Celebrates Photographer's Birthday And More
While Sara captioned the video, “Kuch hoga special aaj- Aaiye let’s meet Raj (sic)”, Imtiaz presented him as, “@randeephooda brother we saved the best for the last 🙂 Presenting Raj in #LoveAajKal (sic)” and Kartik introduced him as, “Meet the Romeo and Juliet of Udaipur, #Raghu and #Leena Relive the romance of the 90’s with Raghu urf #Raj #LoveAajKal only 2 days to go (sic).” Taking to his Instagram handle, Randeep himself dropped the video and flaunted, “Presenting aaj kal ka ‘Raj’ Romantic hai na? #LoveAajKal (sic).” Also Read - Captain India First Look: Kartik Aaryan All Set For Extraordinary Mission in Hansal Mehta's Directorial
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Love Aaj Kal is gearing up for its big release on Valentine’s Day. The buzz around this Imtiaz Ali directorial is high because of the chemistry between Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan. The two were strongly rumoured to be dating each other for a long time and that has now made the audience excited about their bond in the film. The film is a sequel to Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Love Aj Kal (2009).
The recently dropped trailer of the romantic flick shows how the emotion of love remains the same in a time gap of 30 years, during which the movie straddles two different love stories. Imtiaz, in his signature style, explores the expression of love which has constantly changed over time while the emotion remains the same. Making one unlearn all preconceived notions of love by bringing the emotion alive in its most raw and nuanced form, Imtiaz’s upcoming film, yet again, leaves the characters and audience introspecting about how to tackle the ever-changing dynamic of being in and finding love.
The movie also features Randeep Hooda, perhaps as Sara’s other lover. The movie is bankrolled by Dinesh Vijan and Imtiaz.