Posted on December 22, 2015 at 2:58 pm

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Boman’s changed equation with Varun Dhawan!

Varun Dhawan and Boman Irani who will be seen sharing screen space in Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale actually go back much longer than their new equation as co-stars. Boman’s son Kayoze was Varun’s co-actor in his debut film Student of The Year, in which Boman had even made a guest appearance. And from having being called as ‘Uncle’ or ‘Sir’ by Varun for the past few years now, it was a feat of sorts for Boman to ease Varun into treating his friend’s dad as a colleague.

“I’ve known Varun as a son’s friend and he has always been very respectful towards me as Kayoze’s dad. But as co-actors, I consciously wanted to blur the lines and get him to feeling comfortable around me as a friend and a co-actor and not as an ‘uncle’. Of course, Varun still shows me the kind of respect he always has but it’s a more relaxed equation we now share,” says Boman.

The actor elaborates,

“I really think that while it’s good to be serious about our work, it’s not such a good idea to be so serious about ourselves. I wanted Varun to enjoy the process and not inhibit the performance because of me being ‘sir’ for him. So, not just Varun, I feel that it’s important to make your co-actors feel comfortable and get into the space of friends. It really helps.”

Well, so that’s the secret of Boman getting along with all his co-actors then!