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After disco, Alia learns Bharatanatyam

Actress Alia Bhatt, who plays a Tamilian girl in 2 States, is not just trying to pick the accent but is also learning Bharatanatyam to play the South Indian girl with perfection.

bollywood Updated: Mar 06, 2013 18:58 IST
IANS
Alia Bhatt,Arjun Kapoor,Abhishek Verman
Alia-Bhatt

The 19-year-old plays an Iyengar girl in the movie, based on Chetan Bagat's novel 2 States: The Story of My Marriage. The story revolves around a Punjabi boy who falls in love with a Tamil girl, and the ensuing cultural clashes between them and their families.

Alia, who made her debut with Student Of The Year last year, will feature opposite Ishaqzaade fame Arjun Kapoor in the film. She is learning Bharatanatyam to get into the character, said a statement.

The film 2 States is directed by Abhishek Verman and co-produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala.

First Published: Mar 06, 2013 18:56 IST