Bollywood romances are always amiable. Most of the time, the time spent shooting for a movie leads to a lot of closeness amongst the co-stars which eventually leads to dating or speculations of a romance brewing.

Such was the case with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt who are being paired opposite each other for the first time in Brahmastra. Brahmastra, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy is being helmed by Ayan Mukerji and produced by Karan Johar.

While Ranbir and Alia initially avoided the questions of their dating rumours, it seems as if Ranbir has finally come out in the open to speak about his blossoming romance with Alia.

When the media asked Ranbir point blank if he was dating Alia, the actor revealed, “It’s really new right now, and I don’t want to overspeak. It needs time to breathe and it needs space. As an actor, as a person, Alia is — what’s the right word — flowing right now. When I see her work, when I see her act, even in life, what she gives is something that I’m aspiring to for myself.”

On what’s the best thing about being newly in love, Ranbir added, “It always comes with a lot of excitement. It’s a new person, it comes with new beats. Old tricks become new tricks again — you know, being charming and romantic, all of that. I think I’m more balanced today. I value relationships more. I can appreciate hurt and what it does to a person much more than I could a couple years back.”

Brahmastra is going to be a trilogy and is slated to release on August 15, 2018.