Abhay Deol is unconventional in ways more than one. His filmography consists of films that are of different genres and directors who were initially unknown. If he had a black book, the names of the ladies in the book would include Soha Ali Khan, Minissha Lamba and Neetu Chandra. More recently, it is Sonam Kapoor’s name that has been linked to the Deol as the duo are paired together in Anil Kapoor’s upcoming production. Post the success of Dev D, Deol decided to head west and enjoy the cosmopolitan city of New York. On his sabbatical, he is said to have taken up welding classes, the art of using heat to conjoin metal, and has also taken to some light-hearted casual dating.
In the midst of this relaxed phase in his dating life, he has apparently found a girlfriend in the form of one Preeti Desai. Desai is a former Miss Great Britain and in fact was the only woman of color to win the title. Her modeling work has forced her to shift locales and Desai now resides in Mumbai. Ironically, Deol has not completely denied his link up, “How do you know there is no steady woman in my life?” He was quoted in an interview to a leading newspaper. This is in complete contrary to what he had reportedly said initially, “I’m dating a few women. There are some very beautiful women in New York…”
When Preeti was contacted for confirmation, she was quick to provide the usual clich