The Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal has become the talk the town. The first look of the Imitiaz Ali film was released today. While both SRK and Anushka look lively and adorable together, the title of the film has aroused much attention. Amid such excitement, we bring to you the person who actually gave the name Jab Harry Met Sejal. And, he is none other than Ranbir Kapoor. The Jagga Jasoos actor revealed that he was the one who suggested the movie’s title to the makers.
The actor further said that he wants Rs 5000 as reward in cash for suggesting such a wonderful name. Ranbir, who was present in Mumbai on Friday at a song launch said, "I suggested the title of the film and that time people laughed at me saying, 'Kya bakwaas title hai (What a useless title it is'. Today when the poster of the film released with my suggested title, I was very happy."
Recounting how the conversation around the title had panned, Ranbir added: "I was shooting at the Mehboob Studio where Shah Rukh sir and Imtiaz were also shooting. So I went to meet them and I suggested the title while chatting with them. I am looking forward as a fan and as an audience member to watch the interesting collaboration of Imtiaz Ali and SRK."
The poster of When Harry Met Sejal was unveiled on Thursday night, and on Friday, it was confirmed the film will release on August 4 -- a week before the scheduled date, thereby averting a clash with Akshay Kumar's "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha".
On Twitter, Shah Rukh had quipped about the title: "Just in case Ranbir Kapoor ever claims it... The title 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' was never ever suggested by him! So he doesn't win the Rs 5,000 reward."
Commenting on that, Ranbir said: "That time I didn't know about the reward. Now that I am aware of it, I will go to Mannat (Shah Rukh's house) to take my 5,000 rupees from Shah Rukh sir... In cash please." The actor was here with Katrina Kaif and their Jagga Jasoos director Anurag Basu to launch a new song "Galti se mistake".
(With IANS Inputs)