Malaika Arora aced the gym look in an animal printed sports bra, matching shorts and white jacket as she arrived at her yoga studio in Bandra, Mumbai. Recently in an interview with Sunday mid-day, Malaika revealed about her 4 am friend, Vabhiz Mehta, and how they met and became such close friends. All pictures/Yogen Shah
Malaika Arora talking about Vabhiz said, "When I met Vahbiz at work, I thought for a tiny person, she was dynamite. She could throw her voice and everyone was scared of her. We needed someone like her, who could crack the whip, and keep things under control without being too bossy. Since then, we have lived our lives together, and travelled across the world. The only problem: she never wakes up for breakfast and she doesn't come along for workouts. She says my warm-up is her entire workout."
In picture: Malaika Arora was all smile as she posed for the photographers as she arrived at her gym in Bandra.
Malaika further talking about Vabhiz said, "Vahbiz is not just my 4 am friend. She is the all-time, anytime friend. She is the keeper of my secrets, sounding board and voice of reason. You always have one friend for one kind of need, but she is all-encompassing. With her, I have no filters. She has seen me through the highs and lows, and in the business we are in, it's important to stay grounded, which she is."
"She will listen to all sides before she offers her opinion. If I fight with Amrita [sister], she will say, 'maybe you should put yourself in her shoes.' 'I am there for you, but know the pros and cons before you decide for yourself', is her stand. Sometimes, she will suddenly call and inquire, "Mals, are you okay?" I think we share an umbilical cord. I am the introvert, and so, if people want to know what's going on with me—even my family and manager—they call her," said Malaika Arora.
Malaika further said, "That we are both independent women, who inspire each other to be creative and self-sufficient, has helped us stay together. We are very headstrong too, and have had our share of fights. Once, we didn't speak for almost a month. It was hard for the both of us to back down, and to say, I am sorry. For us, this relationship is about conversations to be had until our next trip. That's the main agenda."
Malaika Arora ran into her BFF, Kareena Kapoor Khan's husband Saif Ali Khan at the gym in Bandra. Saif and Malaika shared a laugh after exercising. Sacred Games star sported a pink tee and orange shorts for his gym outing. Saif is currently promoting her upcoming film Laal Kaptaan. Picture/Shadab Khan
Laal Kaptaan directed by Navdeep Singh has mounted this action-drama on an ambitious scale with luscious landscapes and breathtaking cinematography. Above all, it presents its leading man, Saif Ali Khan in a never-seen-before avatar, completely rugged and rustic as the Naga Sadhu.
Saif Ali Khan is also gearing up Netflix's another digital offering — Tandav with director Ali Abbas Zafar. "It is a show based on politics and is set on a massive scale. I don't want to use American examples, but it's along the lines of House Of Cards, [albeit] set within the framework of Indian politics. The plot takes into account various factions like Dalit politics and UP cops and the whole nexus between them," explains Khan. Saif will also star in Jawaani Jaaneman this year that's slated to release on November 29, which will be followed by Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior where he reunites with Ajay Devgn and Kajol and is all set to be the antagonist. This historical drama releases on January 10, 2020.
Malaika Arora and Saif Ali Khan were spotted at their gyms in Bandra, Mumbai. We have pictures
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