Love Aaj Kal (2009) Online
London-based Jai Vardhan Singh and Meera Pandit meet, fall in love, and she introduces him to her family. Shortly thereafter, they decide to part as she wants to re-locate to India to restore heritage buildings, while he re-locates to America. Restauranteur Veer Singh attempts to convince Jai to pursue her, as he had pursued Harleen Kaur back in 1965 India, but Jai moves on and falls in love with Caucasian Jo, while Meera is all set to get marry her employer, Vikram Joshi.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Saif Ali Khan||-||Jai Vardhan Singh / Veer Singh|
|Deepika Padukone||-||Meera Pandit|
|Rishi Kapoor||-||Veer Singh|
|Rahul Khanna||-||Vikram Joshi|
|Giselli Monteiro||-||Harleen Kaur|
|Raj Zutshi||-||Harleen's Father|
|Rajinder Sharma Nanu||-||Laale|
Deepika Padukone was offered the lead role during her modeling days before she took up Om Shanti Om (2007); however, at the time, she wasn't sure about a career in acting. Imtiaz Ali promised her that if she ever considers a career in acting, he will have this role ready for her. Subsequently, she joined acting and Imtiaz Ali signed her.
Giselli Monteiro auditioned for the role of Pae (Saif Ali Khan's non-Indian girlfriend). At this point, Imtiaz Ali had searched for females all around India for Harleen, but couldn't find the right girl. After seeing her screen test, Imtiaz Ali's wife suggested to cast Gisellle for the role of Harleen.
The film was originally titled " Elastic".
After getting unanimous acclaim for Jab We Met (2007), Kareena Kapoor really wanted the lead role in the movie especially after boyfriend Saif Ali Khan was given the lead role. However, upon seeing Deepika Padukone's performance, she said that Deepika was perfect for the role.
The identity and real name of Giselli was kept hidden during the promos.
The song Twist sampled "Man Dole Mera Tan Dole" from Nagin (1954). Other songs also sampled the song. Panjabi MC song "Snake Charmer" sampled the song "Man Dole Mera Tan Dole".Bombay Bicycle Club song "Feel" sampled the song "Man Dole Mera Tan Dole".DJ Rekha along with Sunil Sehgal and Pappi Gill sampled the song " Man Dole Tan Dole" for their song "Snake Charmer". "Naina Cho Sharaabi" song by Kaptan Ladi from his Album "Don of Bhangra" sampled the song " Man Dole Tan Dole".
The song " Ahun Ahun" was sampled from the Punjabi song " Has Bol Ve" by Madan Maddi from the album " Has Bol Ve" and Deewane Tere Naam Ke from Saudagar.