By: Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM Wednesday, March 01, 2006
The buzz in the production circles is: Is Saif Ali Khan confirmed for the role that was to be essayed by Aamir Khan in Vishal Bharadwaj's Mr. Mehta&Mrs. Singh? The rumors gathered momentum because Vishal and Saif have developed a terrific rapport while shooting for Omkara.
"I haven't thought about it. Nor am I thinking about it," Vishal smiles, but gets serious soon after, "There's very little time on hand to think of Mr. Mehta&Mrs. Singh right now. I am filming Omkara on a war footing in Wai [it's 50% complete already] and I hope to wrap the filming by March 31."
But Mr. Mehta&Mrs. Singh continues to be one of his pet projects. "The script has shaped up wonderfully. But I hope to wrap Omkara before I can think of anything else. The casting will also be decided on a latter date," he states.
While on Omkara, Vishal is planning to change the title of the film. "I am told that the title gives an impression that it has something to do with religion. The producer [Kumar Mangat] is keen that we change it. Let's see, we may settle for a new title," he reveals.