Humorous Saif is funny in 'Hum Tum'
'Dil Chahta Hai' brought this actor in the limelight and 'Kal Ho Na Hai' has made his future. Saif Ali Khan is a busy man these days. He is shooting for a whole lot of films. But this actor is excited about his next release 'Hum Tum' Saif has worked in a lot of multi-starrers earlier. But after 'Ek Hasina Thi' he's doing a few solo hero films...
Comfortable with humor, Saif will be seen in his element in 'Hum Tum'. " It's a humorous film. The wit and humor is more. Men are from Mars and women are from Venus," says the actor. A Yash Raj banner film, it's an obvious love story but more of a dating flick. It's said that it is taken from 'When Harry Met Sally. " The film is situational and episodic and in that way it might be taken from 'When Harry met Sally' but its done to the Indian taste so its very different," defends Saif.
A story spanning 10 years has both Rani Mukherji and Saif Ali Khan in different moods and looks. And for Saif who loves to sport different looks all the time has fun with the way he looked in this film. " I have three different looks in the film. One at 21 when I have shambles in my hair. I also looked like that when I was 21yrs old. Then at 25 when you are a little mature yet easy going then I have a different look and the final look is when I am 31 when I want to be accepted by the society. These three looks actually any man will have spanning ten years of his life," says Saif.
Directed by Kunal Kohli who's first film was 'Mujhse Dosti Karoge' didn't do well at the box office and Saif still chose to do the film. " It's a YashRaj banner film and of course the director plays a major role in selecting a film. And Kunal's film might have not done that well in India but abroad it was a hit. Also my role in the film is nice and the film is a little different in terms of genre. It's the first dating flick which is all about men and women at different ages," says Khan. 'Hum Tum' due for release in May is targeted to a younger audience. Having a Yash Chopra signature are the foreign locales. " There's no harm in shooting the film abroad. Though India is beautiful but we have shot our film there, as it is set there. And if some places look beautiful on screen one must shoot there," explains Saif.
'Hum and Tum' are the two cartoon characters made by Saif Ali Khan who is a cartoonist in the film. While 'Hum' represents men, 'Tum' depicts women. And now Saif publishes his book of cartoons named 'Hum Tum'. With comic roles like these he's bound to get similar roles and films, but he doesn't agree with this. " If you have noticed I did 'Ek Hasina Thi' which was a thriller film, its not that I mind being tagged but I am trying to do various kinds of roles."
Whatever you say Saif, but with 'Kal Ho Na Ho' and 'Hum Tum' you are surely becoming a part of the Johar- Chopra clan.