MUMBAI: Actor Ishaan Khatter says it was easy to romance Tabu in Mira Nair’s anticipated “A Suitable Boy”.
Asked why, Ishaan replied: “Because that person is Tabu, it really does half the job for you. I have said this before and I have said this in ‘Dhadak’ as well, it is always easy for me to play the besotted lover. Because she’s mesmerising, she is and especially in this character. I am really excited for people to see Saaeda Bai.”
He has a nickname for Tabu as well. “It is Tabasco! Tabasco for Tabassum. I came up with it. She’s mirchi!” he said.
What would Ishaan like to gift Tabu? “My heart! I would like to gift her. I think I am very much in possession of my heart. I would gift her a book of Ghalib’s poetry,” Ishaan replied.
In “A Suitable Boy”, Ishaan plays Maan Kapoor, the rebellious