Alia Bhatt was last seen in Kalank last year opposite Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt. Produced by Karan Johar, the film failed terribly at the box office. After the debacle, Alia is currently shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi and as the latest reports flowing in, the actress has reportedly given her nod for a horror comedy flick with Dinesh Vijan.
Yes, a source close to Peepingmoon has revealed that Alia is looking for something light-hearted and said, “Alia was looking for a light-hearted role after playing intense characters back-to-back in her father Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi. They are slated to release in July and September this year, respectively. Vijan’s film is a horror-comedy and sees her playing a breezy role. She liked what was narrated and okayed it verbally. The makers and Alia’s team are currently working on other modalities before she’s officially on board.”
It is also learnt that one of the writers of Sriram Raghavan’s AndhaDhun, Yogesh Chandekar, to don a director hat for the film.
Apart from Gangubai, Alia is also shooting Sadak 2 opposite Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt. Directed by her father, Mahesh Bhatt, the film is a sequel to Sadak that was released in 1991 and starred Pooja and Sanjay in lead roles.
The untitled comedy-horror flick is supposed to go on floors when Alia is done with her other commitments like SS Rajamouli’s RRR and Karan Johar’s Takht.