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Writer/director Imtiaz Ali only settled on Shahid Kapoor for the role of Aditya after meeting him, as he previously viewed him as a "forgettable actor", before realizing that he had "gone through a lot in life and that maturity had never been brought out" and that as such he was perfect for the part of a "young, mature, quiet guy". See more »
Shahid leaves Mumbai in Punjab Mail from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST). Punjab Mail takes the central route and reaches Delhi via Itarsi, Bhopal. But in the movie, the train takes the Western route via Ratlam, Kota. See more »
I have grown up watching so many Hindi flicks, which invariably are love stories by the way. However, there is something different about this movie which sets it apart from the usual stuff. It is fresh and young - something which is missing these days. The songs too keep playing in your head long after you've listened to them. In short, it is not a drag.
Both Shahid Kapur and Kareena seem to be at their peak in this movie. I don't know how to compare their roles in this movie to ones in their previous flicks, but I must admit that they make a good pair. Kareena's excessively talkative personality matches very nicely with Shahid's reserved character. There are no villains too.
It is a pity that Shahid and Kareena will not be starring together in the foreseeable future...Enjoy! (8/10)
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