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FIRST LOOK: Alia Bhatt in Highway

Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, April 26, 2013
First Published: 10:21 IST(26/4/2013) | Last Updated: 10:49 IST(26/4/2013)

Imtiaz Ali's next film Highway, starring Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt, will hit the screens on December 13th. The movie is currently in its second schedule.

Sajid Nadiadwala, who is presenting and releasing Highway worldwide, is very excited about the project.

"Come to think of it, it was only last December that we agreed to go ahead with the film. http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2013/4/Highway-AliaBhatt.jpgAnd to start the shoot in March and then stick to the schedules despite being such a tough shoot is quite incredible," Nadiadwala said in a statement.

The movie traverses across the roads of six Indian states and has music by maestro AR Rahman, who has been trying to match the film musically to the varied vistas of the film - from Delhi to Rajasthan, Haryana to Himachal, Punjab to Kashmir.

Highway is a project very close to Ali, known for movies like Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal and Rockstar.

After Kareena Kapoor as Geet in Jab We Met and Deepika Padukone as Meera in Love Aaj Kal, this time Alia Bhatt will be seen as Veera. (with IANS inputs)

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