Screenshots of the video shared on social media.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
It is a rite of passage. Ahead of a Bollywood movie release, the lead stars go on a heavy-duty promotion spree for the film.
Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan, who headline roles in their newest ‘Love Aaj Kal,’ are no exception.
They indulge in all kinds of antics – on a lark – to see that they and the movie remain in the spotlight.
With Valentine’s Day less than 72 hours away, the rumoured lovebirds were spotted cruising around Mumbai on a motorcycle, wearing helmets.
The actor, on Tuesday night, shared a video on Instagram of himself and Sara, in which both of them can be seen on the mobike. However, it's the caption that grabbed many eyeballs on the Internet.
On his Instagram post of the video, in which Sara can be seen dressed in a top and a skimpy skirt with a considerable bit of leg show, Kartik wrote: "Challan katega" (“Will be booked for the act”) and hilariously teased Sara by adding: "Aur mera bhi...." (“Even I will be booked”).
The actress’ reaction was quick as lightning: she dropped an angry emoticon in the comments section.
But Kartik knows how to hose down such situations. He is the extinguisher of emotional fires: he quickly pacified Sara with a quip: “Joke hain amma joke… Soja” (“It was just a joke, lady, just sleep over it.”)
But this isn’t the first of his postings with the playful siren. On Monday he shared a photograph on Instagram of him feeding Sara with some delicious Indian food. He captioned the image: "Kaafi dubli ho gayi ho... Aao pehle jaisi sehat banayein... (You have become so thin. Let's make you like your old self.”).
"Those out of the loop of Bollywood goss may be informed that Sara was quite fat before, weighing over a whopping 90kg before drastically trimming all the love handles to emerge as a sinuous, bodacious beaut of a star.
Yet another clip, which Sara Ali Khan shared recently, features Kartik, wearing a helmet, riding a bike with Sara on the pillion holding onto him, but without a helmet.
Commenting on her post, Kartik writes: "Helmet kahan hai, madam?" (“Where is your helmet, madam?”) and Sara quickly replies: "You stole mine."
In what may be a dampener for fans of the stars, a love scene in the new movie has been clipped by the Censor Board in India, which also muted some cuss words and blurred her cleavage.
The film is slated to release on Valentine’s Day, February 14.
Actress Kiara Advani has been trolled over her latest photograph, where she is seen flaunting a bright yellow dress.
The 77-year-old actor has been a household name in India for nearly half a century, and his deep baritone is instantly recognisable to listeners in the country of 1.3 billion.
Amid the raging controversy over the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and the subsequent blame game that has been going on for the past three months, Samajwadi Party member Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday raised the issue of the continuous effort to defame the film industry in the Rajya Sabha.
The Punjabi actress and former Bigg Boss contestant, Shehnaaz Gill, posted new images on social media, donning a blue furry attire.
Asmaa Rasheed, who also lives at the Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, tries to write interesting stories in her home and reads them to the children who come to listen to her.
"The truth is we are not doing half of what we could and should to find solutions to enable refugees to return home -- or to support host countries, like Burkina Faso," the actor said.