Ranbir Kapoor, in Saawariya. "I don't think I was considered for Saawariya," Sikandar informs me, "Sure, we did meet for a project. In fact, I assisted him during Devdas and had learnt so much from him. But there's no bitterness absolutely."
It seems Sikandar went into a depression after Bhansali opted for another newcomer. "Not at all. I require company all the while, I cannot sulk in a corner or go into a shell," he states. Sikandar adds in the same breath, "I would love to work with him if the opportunity arises. He's a genius. No bitterness, no grudges absolutely."