I’ve learnt to let go, to not take work so seriously. He’s [Saif] made me worldly-wise. Sometimes in Bollywood the entire conversation from morning to night revolves around films. Even our friend circles are built around this web. Saif’s taught me that there’s more to life than this competitive group. I have other interests now…thanks to him.’ There’s Elvis, her beagle, for one. Adopting a new dog was Saif’s idea - Kareena herself professed no special interest in animals. But things change. ‘I spend at least 20 minutes with him every morning playing or just cuddling. He’s the first dog I’ve ever taken to,’ she remarks.