'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' First Stills: Former lovers Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor back on screen

Movies | | March 19, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Deepika Padukone plays Naina in the film.

Deepika Padukone plays Naina in the film.

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Deepika sports a nerdy look in the film- a stark contrast from her last film 'Cokctail' which had her in a sensuous avatar.

Deepika sports a nerdy look in the film- a stark contrast from her last film 'Cokctail' which had her in a sensuous avatar.

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Deepika and Ranbir had featured together in 'Bachna Ae Haseeno' in 2008. At that time the two actors were a couple.

Deepika and Ranbir had featured together in 'Bachna Ae Haseeno' in 2008. At that time the two actors were a couple.

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This is Ranbir Kapoor's first film in 2013. The actor was last seen in 'Barfi!' which fetched several awards at various award functions.

This is Ranbir Kapoor's first film in 2013. The actor was last seen in 'Barfi!' which fetched several awards at various award functions.

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For his role in the film, Kapoor will be sporting pierced ears. His character is called Bunny who is a travel show host and an ardent traveller.

For his role in the film, Kapoor will be sporting pierced ears. His character is called Bunny who is a travel show host and an ardent traveller.

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Ranbir Kapoor teams up with former girlfriend Deepika Padukone for Ayan Mukerji's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

Ranbir Kapoor teams up with former girlfriend Deepika Padukone for Ayan Mukerji's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

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Many eyebrows were raised when Deepika and Ranbir were signed to play the romantic lead considering the couple's history.

Many eyebrows were raised when Deepika and Ranbir were signed to play the romantic lead considering the couple's history.

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But both the actors maintained that they have no problems working with each other and are friends post break up.

But both the actors maintained that they have no problems working with each other and are friends post break up.

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The film has lot of elaborate song and dance sequences- which is a typical feature of a Karan Johar film.

The film has lot of elaborate song and dance sequences- which is a typical feature of a Karan Johar film.

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Produced by Karan Johar and UTV the film also features Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kalki Koechlin in the lead roles.

Produced by Karan Johar and UTV the film also features Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kalki Koechlin in the lead roles.

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Ranbir teams with director Ayan Mukerji again after 'Wake Up Sid' for this film.

Ranbir teams with director Ayan Mukerji again after 'Wake Up Sid' for this film.

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Kalki Koechlin's character is called Aditi.

Kalki Koechlin's character is called Aditi.

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Aditya Roy Kapoor plays Avi in the film.

Aditya Roy Kapoor plays Avi in the film.

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A still from Ayan Mukerji's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

A still from Ayan Mukerji's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

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Talking about the story, Ranbir said, %u201CThis is the story of a guy who grows up from a 21-year-old boy to a 30-year-old man. It%u2019s an urban film with characters that are closer to today%u2019s youth.%u201D

Talking about the story, Ranbir said, %u201CThis is the story of a guy who grows up from a 21-year-old boy to a 30-year-old man. It%u2019s an urban film with characters that are closer to today%u2019s youth.%u201D

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Many heroines were considered for the lead role including Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, but ultimately Deepika was signed for the role.

Many heroines were considered for the lead role including Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, but ultimately Deepika was signed for the role.

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The film is going to be released on May 31. A still from the film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

The film is going to be released on May 31. A still from the film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.