Bangalore: Past few weeks Deeps and Ranbir are busy promoting their movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Diwani together around the cities but needless to say deeps is very happy about being in home ground Bangalore .But when enquired of absence of Ranbir Kapoor she rplied, “We are trying to cover as many cities as possible. Our director (Ayan Mukerji) thought we should promote the film individually in some cities. With me being Bangalores sweetheart, I was asked to come here. Ranbir is in Kolkata”.
On being asked whether film promotions work? She said “I honestly believe, audiences are influenced by film trailers. Business has become so big that we need to reach as many people as possible and for that we (actors) do as much as we can”.
Story for youngsters
YJHD targets youth and all people who believe and nurture friendships. She said,“Yeh Jaw-aani… is a love story set in todays times and is for youngsters. Of course, parents who associate with contemporary culture will also enjoy it. The film is not only about relationships of the boyfriend-girlfriend kind, but also about relationships we share with friends and family. It looks at the journey of four characters and how they evolve”. Being very confident about her director Ayan Mukherjee she said “Ayan has the knack of touching a cord with people. Even with Wake Up Sid, he made it a very simple, realistic sort of film that you could relate to,” she said.
After her firebrand performance in Cocktail, expectations will be set high. She said, “The intention is to better ones previous work. That is what drives me. That is what I see as competition. I want people to talk about my latest performance and say, Wow, she has grown since her last film.
Deepika is very satisfied and confident of the movie as she says she can relate to the character she plays.She said, “I do not think Bachna Ae Haseeno did justice to us as an on-screen couple and I am glad that we waited for this film to come together again. Also, Ayan is a friend and understands us. That has let him extract the best from both of us. I play Naina, who I identify with a lot.” YJHD pairs Deepika with Ranbir after five yearsof starring in Bachna Ae Haseeno.
Wishing her all the best for the film.