Saif was really generous: `Yaariyan` director

IANS| Updated: Dec 07, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan gave away the title `Yaariyan` to producer Bhushan Kumar for his wife Divya Khosla Kumar`s directorial debut for free. She says it was "generous" of the actor-filmmaker.

"When Bhushan heard the script, he thought `Yaariyan` would be the apt title for the film but when we checked the title was registered with Saif Ali Khan`s company. Bhushan spoke to him and without charging anything, he gave us the title free of cost. That`s really generous of him," Divya said.

Starring newcomers, `Yaariyan` is releasing Jan 10 next year.

Meanwhile, he first time director is excited about promoting the project on TV reality show `Bigg Boss Saath-7`, hosted by Salman Khan.

"I know Salman and he is close to Bhushan. I am happy we are going to `Bigg Boss` to promote the film," she said.

Divya says her directorial debut would not have been possible without her husband Bhushan, the head honcho of production banner T-Series.

"Without him, it was not possible. His support was incredible and the title was also suggested by him," she said.