Alia has never acted in this space before. In her previous films she has played an urban girl. But this is the first time her character comes from a rural background.
At a recent event, Alia Bhatt spoke about her upcoming film Udta Punjab. She said, “Udta Punjab” is the “hardest character I have played till date”.
“The film that I am doing right now is a big risk that I have taken so far in my career. I still can’t talk about the film but it is definitely the hardest film, hardest character that I have played till date.”
The shooting of Udta Punjab has already begun, directed by Abhishek Chaubey, starring Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanj in lead role.
The film tackles the issue of drug abuse in Punjab. The team of the film is currently busy shooting in Punjab.