Industry sources say that the few crew members of the Shortkut team were quite delighted to see that all-rounder film producer Anil Kapoor ensured that both his films Shortkut and Ayesha were given full expert attention. In fact Anil loves both his muses so much so that Sonam and Amrita Rao were treated to a gala dinner at his residence and gifted something special as they both consider him as a fatherly figure.
Sonam even recommended that her dad must involve the two of them together for a future project, as she was very keen to work with Amrita in her dad’s next film after seeing her performance in Shortkut. Akshay Khanna also happens to be Amrita’s and Sonam’s very good friend.
Moving on, Sonam and Amrita are great bum chum friends (more like sisters) and simply love doing all girly things (shopping, spa visits, gyming, dining, partying) together. Amrita couldn’t make it for Sonam’s birthday who shares the same sun signs with her, as she was unwell but made sure she sent a custom made cake to Sonam and Sonam graciously obliged on Amrita’s birthday by an act of reciprocation by hosting a party in her honour (but Amrita being a private person just preferred sending time at home). In fact one common bond that binds them even stronger is designer Manish Malhotra who has styled for Shortkut. They were recently at his showroom shopping for trousseau and ransacked the entire place. An informer tells us they are going to be hiring the services of the same fitness instructor shortly for their upcoming films. Well two delicious single ladies who share more than just good looks and get along on house on fire have a lot in their basket for 2009! Now you can understand why Sonam ensured Amrita was present at the L’Oreal launch and there was no other Bollywood actress present.
Amrita known for having a few Bollywood actress friends considers Sonam as her closest. Apparently at a recent awards function, Amrita Rao & Deepika Padukone who were invited by the organizers, seemed to be sharing cold vibes although they sat at the same table. Sources say that Deepika who is also a South Indian like Amrita and is generally cordial with Amrita at social events never interacted with her at this award function. Moreover, Amrita was given an exclusive award and Deepika & Arjun Ramphal received similar awards. Deepika left the function half way through whereas Amrita was quite a sport and stayed right till the end interacting with the winners and other guests. Sources also say that Amrita stole the show in her chic attire. In fact the organisers ensured she did an impromptu act to justify her award! That a girl!