By Subhash K Jha
MUMBAI: It’s not just a song appearance for Kareena Kapoor in director Krish’s Gabbar . It’s a full-fledged role.
A friend of Kareena reveals, “Bebo plays Akshay’s wife in the film. She is killed before the film begins. So Akshay keeps remembering her in flashbacks. The role is like that of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Aditya Chopra’s Mohabbatein. The film’s leading lady played a kind of spirit that ran across the film. Likewise in Gabbar.”
In the original Tamil film entitled Ramanaa Simran had played the role that Kareena has just completed in Gabbar.
Says Kareena’s friend, “Bebo and Akshay share a fabulous rapport. They’ve played husband and wife in Aetraaz. She agreed to do so again because her character propels the story forward.”
Kareena now leaves for Pataudi where Saif’s 12-bedroom ancestral palace is being re-done by Kareena and her mother-in-law.
“The entire palace is being re-done by Sharmilaji and Bebo.Saif has no time for this He has left the job to the ladies,” says Kareena’s friend
On 7 April Kareena leaves for Bucharest to shoot a cosmetic ad.
Says Kareena’s friend, “This is Bebo’s first visit to that part of the world. She is very excited. She wants Saif to accompany her. But he cannot spare the time. So Bebo would’ve to go it alone. These days Bebo is hardly able to meet her husband. Saif and she have not met for nearly a month now.”
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