BOMBAY TIMES (April 25, 2011)

Sonam Kapoor is bringing back the rain song. The getting-soaked-in-monsoon scenes have been missing from our films. However, Sonam’s next Mausam with her co-star Shahid Kapoor will have one such sequence. They recently shot for it in Karjat. Shahid was concerned about her health after her recent bout of illness and was seen repeatedly asking if she was okay, and making sure that she was amply buffered with warm clothes and steaming beverages between shots. What is that they say about the rains being the most romantic device for bringing two people together? Post their splashy shindig on Tuesday and Wednesday Shahid and Sonam are now the best of friends and Pankaj Kapur is very happy. The chemistry between them has just improved.

The actress, however, was forbidden by doctors from getting soaked. She’d barely recovered from her 15-day rest after being hospitalised for nervous exhaustion. Her father Anil Kapoor is not too pleased about it. The most lethal way to develop an infection after recovery from a bout of exhaustion and fever is the dirty studio rain. The concerned father had apparently, requested the producers to postpone the sequence till Sonam’s immune system was back to normal. But the sequence had been postponed for a month now and Sonam didn’t want to be held responsible for any further delay. Producer Sheetal Talwar, “We were willing to push the rain sequence for her health’s sake. But Sonam More >