As per reliable sources, Vinay Pathak essays a very important role in the film. He is Shahrukh Khan's supremely confident 'know all' friend and confidante, a sort of an 'agony uncle', whose advice SRK seeks for his problems.
In fact, Vinay's role is very critical to the Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi script. In the film, SRK plans his strategy to win the respect of his beloved, in consultation with Vinay. In a way, the whole film revolves around the SRK-Vinay interactions and the outcome of their 'brainstorming' sessions.
Here's looking forward to the SRK–Vinay team in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi on December 12