Family, film and good friends


by MOHNISH SINGH SONAM KAPOOR TALKS VEERE DI WEDDING AND HER LOVED ONES WORK is worship for fashionista Sonam Kapoor, and the fact she jumped straight into promotions of her new movie, Veere Di Wedding, right after walking down the aisle with boyfriend, Anand Ahuja, on May 8, shows films are her ruling passion. Veere Di Wedding, helmed by Shashanka Ghosh, is a very special film for Sonam for various reasons. Firstly, it is bankrolled by her sister Rhea Kapoor. Secondly, it reunites her with best friend, Swara Bhasker, after Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015). And thirdly, it gives her an opportu­nity to share the screen space with the diva she has admired all her life, Ka­reena Kapoor Khan. In an interview with Eastern Eye, Sonam talks candid­ly about her new film, what makes her be friends with Swara, how working with an all-women led team is differ­ent from doing a regular movie, and her friendship with Kareena… Right after your marriage with Anand Ahuja, you jumped straight into promotions of Veere Di Wed­ding. Did you get any time to spend with your in-laws in Delhi? No. No one gave me time. I stayed in Delhi just for one or two days, then had to come back to Mumbai for work. What were the one or two days like which you spent with your new fam­ily or, let’s say, sasural? Honestly, I feel completely at home at my in-laws place. I don’t like the term sasural. That is my home. Since the day I have been with Anand, his par­ents have been amazing. Whenever I am with them, I never feel uncomfort­able even for a single moment. Swara (Bhasker), who has met them a couple of times, knows they are very sweet. Your friend and co-star Swara Bhasker is also…

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