Kapoor's comment on the speculation came when he appeared on a US radio station. “I think this is the beginning of something exciting. They definitely make a great pair and look very good together," the Sun quoted him as saying.
Referring to a 'magical chemistry' between the two young stars, presenter Ryan Seacrest asked Kapoor: “Dev and Freida...is there any action going on behind the scene there?"
The actor, who who stars as the game show host facing Dev's character in Slumdog, replied: “As a matter of fact, when I meet them I feel there is something happening. But she says, “I have to look after him and I have to babysit him and that kind of stuff."