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Love Aaj Kal trailer launch: Highlights

Here's what celebrities and fans said about the trailer of Imtiaz Ali's latest movie, starring Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan.

Written by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai | Updated: January 18, 2020 5:22:29 pm
love aaj kal trailer launch updates Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan play Veer and Zoe in Love Aaj Kal.

The trailer of Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan’s romantic drama Love Aaj Kal is out. Helmed by Imtiaz Ali, the movie is being bankrolled by Dinesh Vijan. Apart from Sara and Kartik, the movie will also feature Randeep Hooda and newcomer Arushi Sharma in significant parts.

Earlier, the director had shared a poster of the movie which featured Sara and Kartik looking romantic and distant at the same time. It was shared with a caption that read, “Meet Veer & Zoe, captured in their element. It’s in these simple, candid moments that love plays peekaboo, right? #LoveAajKal.”

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About a decade ago, Imtiaz Ali had helmed a movie which was also called Love Aaj Kal. The film featured Sara Ali Khan’s father and Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead. Looking at the poster, it seems safe to assume that like his previous venture, this Sara Ali Khan starrer will also narrate a love story set in two different time periods — 1990 and 2020. In the 2020 movie, Sara will be seen essaying a character called Zoe, while Kartik will play Veer in the movie.

According to the makers, the movie will “present a contemporary and relatable portrayal of two stories set in different times that interact to learn or perhaps unlearn from each other the different facets of love, commitment and relationships.”

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Read all the updates about Love Aaj Kal trailer launch.

16:14 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'Happy with the overall premise'

User @TheAnujRadia tweeted, “The thing is I’m happy with the overall premise... The fact that it’s the female counterpart not chasing the Male. I’m also glad that Imtiaz isn’t portraying a ‘Geet’ within ‘Zoe’, but I was expecting so much more! #LoveAajKal.”

16:02 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'Perfect movie for Valentines'

“Just Watched #LoveAajKal Trailer it's a Perfect Movie For Valentines Day @TheAaryanKartik & @mysarakhan made Perfect Pair Together #ImtiazAli Direction with @ipritamofficial music @Irshad_Kamil lyrics all things will gonna Be best in film @RandeepHooda,” shared user @3466rajashehroz on Twitter.

15:34 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'Nothing new'

“Nothing New. Same old rom-com story. #KartikAaryan should try some different genres also, Kab tak ek hi type ki movies krega aur usme bhi overacting #LoveAajKaltrailer #LoveAajKal,” posted user @AnantSinghal13 on Twitter.

15:19 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'Sara and Kartik love story lacks depth'

User @GlowGetter7 posted on Twitter, “Even though I love #KartikAaryan are #SaraAliKhan a lot. I’m still disappointed with the trailer. The old era looks good but sara and Kartik love story lacks depth. I wish it was as intense has Ae Dil Hai Mushkil #LoveAajKal.”

15:03 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Saif Ali Khan on daughter Sara in Love Aaj Kal sequel

While promoting Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Saif Ali Khan was asked by a leading daily about the sequel to Love Aaj Kal, which stars his daughter, Sara Ali Khan, in the lead. He said, “It’s great but I don’t know how to feel about it. Even I could have acted in the sequel (laughs). I just did the remix of my song, “Ole Ole” (from Yeh Dillagi) for Jawaani Jaaneman and now my daughter is acting in a sequel of my film. It’s lovely and I wish her all the best. Time really is flying.”

14:41 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'Mediocre trailer'

“#LoveAajkalTrailer - Same title,same concept , Same songs, Same old story telling of Imtiaz Ali. Might work because of Kartik Aryan & Sara Ali Khan box office pull. Mediocre trailer. #LoveAajkal,” tweeted trade analyst Sumeet Kandel.

14:24 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Karthik Aryan and Sara Ali Khan share a picture-perfect moment

Love Aaj Kal 2.0 stars, Karthik Aryan and Sara Ali Khan share a picture-perfect moment during the trailer launch. 

13:55 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'My character Zoey is from today'

"My character Zoey is from today. Her career is so important for her. It is for all of us. So Zoey is very today, and I could relate to her," says Sara Ali Khan.

13:54 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Kartik on playing Veer and Raghu

"Playing two characters in this film was difficult for me. I also have my personality traits, and playing these two complex characters along with that was challenging," says Kartik Aaryan.

13:50 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'My only reason to make movies is to tell love stories'

"I don't know what the relevance of love is, but i think everything in the world moves around because of love. When a man and a woman are in love, the universe moves around because of that love. I feel like everybody goes through the same cycle. In some sort of way, I feel this is my way to tell the younger generation what love is and how I see love at my age. My only reason to make movies is to tell love stories. I don't have to put in too much effort into telling that story," says Imtiaz Ali.

13:47 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Sara and Kartik on comparison with Saif-Deepika's film

"This is Love Aaj Kal. This is not Love Aaj Kal 2. It is not a sequel. Imtiaz sir had clearly stated what love was then with Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan. Kartik is not playing Saif Ali Khan's character. I am not playing Deepika Padukone's character. We are portraying totally new characters, but we are aware that there will be some unnecessary comparisons, and we are okay with that. This film talks about the love of today," says Sara Ali KHan.

Kartik Aaryan adds, "As Sara said, this is a totally new film. We have not carried forward the first film. The film will be compared to that film, more than characters or actors being compared. Even if Imtiaz sir makes another Love Aaj Kal again with us, it will be compared to this one."

13:45 (IST)17 Jan 2020
In case you missed the trailer of Love Aaj Kal

13:44 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Sara on competition with Ananya and Janhvi

"I know why people compare the three of us. We three are very young. They both are my friends. They are my contemporaries. We three will have a great journey. We have only just started," says Sara Ali Khan.

13:42 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'I am so glad that Ranveer introduced me to Sara'

"I am so glad that Ranveer Singh introduced me to Sara. Today whatever is, it is because of him," says Kartik Aaryan. Sara Ali Khan interrupts and says, "Hello, this love story is because of me (laughs)."

13:40 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'I am still Saif Ali Khan's daughter'

"I am still Saif Ali Khan's daughter. That will never change, and I am proud of the tag. With work, if things change, they do. But I will always be known as Saif Ali Khan's daughter," says Sara Ali Khan.

13:39 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Imtiaz on Love Aaj Kal franchise

"I think this story is a very franchisable idea. I had told this story then, and I am able to tell a story today. I would like to tell it again. The process of relationships has changed, so we will always have a new story to tell," says Imtiaz Ali.

13:38 (IST)17 Jan 2020
'Why two people fall in love doesn't change'

"The definition of love has changed. It keeps changing with changing times. We think what it used to be and what it has become, but love doesn't change. Why two people fall in love doesn't change," says Imtiaz Ali.

13:37 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Date night on February 14

"It is going to be a date night on Valentine's Day. We are going to watch the film together. Love Aaj Kal," says Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan.

13:36 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Sara on #sarthik

"When I hear #sarthik thing, I am genuinely very grateful to the audience for accepting a jodi so wholeheartedly even before the film releases," says Sara Ali Khan.

13:35 (IST)17 Jan 2020
Kartik on relationship with Sara

"I don't know what to tell you when you guys ask me this. Sara had said it clearly, but what would I say?" says Kartik Aaryan. Kartik then looks at Sara and says the lines - 'Tu haan kar, ya na kar, tu hai meri sara'.

In an earlier interview with PTI, Kartik Aaryan had said that working with Imtiaz Ali in Love Aaj Kal changed him as an actor.

"I am excited about Imtiaz Ali’s next because I am in love with Imtiaz sir. He has changed my thought process a lot. I think I am a changed man now. There has been a huge change in me since I have shot for his film,” Kartik told PTI.

“In fact I cried while shooting the last scene with him. That last sequence is extremely emotional. I was really emotional at that time because that journey has been amazing. I am really looking forward to the film,” the actor added.

Imtiaz Ali's last directorial was the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal, which also featured Anushka Sharma.