Saif refused to play Rishi Kapoor

Saif Ali Khan declined the offer to play the young Rishi Kapoor in Akshay Kumar’s forthcoming starrer Patiala House as once is more than enough. Sources claimed that Nikhil Advani, director of ‘Patiala House’, was all set to cast Saif once again to portray the younger Rishi in his film. Obviously, it was the post Love Aaj Kal effect, to cash in on the same chemistry.   
“After ‘Love Aaj Kal’ we all got excited by the idea of casting Saif as the younger Rishi. But somehow it didn’t work out.” Rishi, on his part, says, “I believe Saif refused to do the ‘friendly appearance’.”  said Nikhil Advani.   Now, crew is in conversation with a theatre actor to play the flashback scene of Rishi Kapoor.