Deepika Padukone praises Saif Ali Khan and says he’s encouraging

New Delhi: After having worked with Saif Ali Khan in four films, Deepika Padukone describes him as a supportive co-star with whom she enjoys working.

"Saif is a very encouraging and entertaining co-actor. He has a great sense of humour and it is always lovely working with him," Deepika told IANS.

The 27-year-old, who made her debut with ‘Om Shanti Om’ in 2007, first worked with Saif in the 2009 hit romantic-drama ‘Love Aaj Kal’, in which their on-screen chemistry was appreciated by the audience.

Two years later, Prakash Jha`s ‘Aarakshan’ saw them as the lead pair and they teamed up again in last year`s release ‘Cocktail’.

The popular on-screen couple also featured in the recently released action thriller ‘Race 2’, their fourth outing together, which opened Jan 25.