Alia Bhatt, who stepped into Bollywood with Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year and then went on to be a part of Imtiaz Ali’s Highway, is craving to be directed by her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
Alia Bhatt is very is hopeful that one day her father, Mahesh Bhatt, will write a script for her and direct her too.
“It will happen for sure. It will happen at the right time. It will have to be a film like Aashiqui 2, which will be remembered. I have tried to convince him many times and he has promised me that he will write for me for sure,” informed a very hopeful Alia Bhatt.
When asked if her dad gives any acting tips, Alia said: “He thinks this is not the right time to give tips. He is a great director and I think he feels that when I will work with him, he will give he tips on acting.”
It’s been close to about fifteen years that Mahesh Bhatt gave up directing. His last film was Kartoos in the year 1999.
One cannot still forget films like Saaransh, Arth, Naam, Daddy, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Zakhm, etc., that were directed by Mahesh Bhatt. Mahesh retired from directing and now produces films and nurtures new talent under his banner Vishesh Films.
As far as Alia Bhatt is concern she is all set for her third release 2 States that stars Arjun Kapoor.
2 States is based on Chetan Bhagat‘s novel by the same name, the film is a story of two IIM Ahmedabad students Krish Malhotra (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya Swaminathan (Alia Bhatt) who fall in love with each other but their cultural differences create problems, as the girl is a south Indian while the boy is a north Indian Punjabi.
2 States also stars Ronit Roy and Amrita Singh as Arjun’s parents while Revathy and Shiv Kumar Subramaniam as Alia Bhatt’s parents.
2 States, is being co-produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala along with Chetan Bhagat and the film is being directed by debutant Abhishek Varman.
The film is set to hit the screens on April 18, 2014.