Actress Alia Bhatt, who is gearing up for the release of Meghna Gulzar's Raazi has confirmed that she is in talks with Bareilly Ki Barfi director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for a slice-of-life story. She hopes that things fall into places.
There were reports that Ashwiny was considering Alia for a project. When asked about it, Alia said in an interview,"Yes, I have met her for something that I am really interested in and hopefully it will all work out. I am really excited about working with her. It's a very nice script."
Alia, meanwhile, is working with Ranbir Kapoor in Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra and is also shooting for Kalank. Directed by Abhishek Varman, the epic drama stars Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film, set in the 1940s, also features Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt. Asked about working with Madhuri, the young star said, "She is beautiful. She made it comfortable and normal. It is just the beginning. We have shot only for a couple of days."
On a related note, Raazi, a period thriller is an adaptation of Harinder Sikka's novel Calling Sehmat. It is a story about an Indian spy married to a Pakistani military officer during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. The film, which also features Vicky Kaushal, is scheduled to release on May 11.
(With PTI inputs)
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