"In the book, basketball is a crucial element at the beginning of their relationship. It's because of basketball that he gets the confidence to talk to the girl. We wanted basketball to look real, not just we bouncing around the ball for the sake of it," said Arjun Kapoor
The bleacher report from the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto on February 14 included Ranveer Singh. Ranveer's bleacher buddies were rappers Ludacris and Ne-Yo, who sang the national anthem before the game. Other celebrities in the crowd included rapper Drake, director Spike Lee and TV personality Jon Stewart
"Today, a childhood dream of mine came true. I met my idol. MagicJohnson. Thank you for being such an inspiration," the actor wrote on Twitter
There was serious celebrity competition from the sidelines of the NBA playoffs in New York on May 10. Music mogul couple Beyonce and Jay-Z watched the game from courtside, dressed rather un-starrily with Jay's bright white shoes providing a cursory nod to hip-hop bling.