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Alia Bhatt to play a Kashmiri girl opposite Vicky Kaushal in Meghana Gulzar’s Raazi

Filmmaker Karan Johar announced Meghna Gulzar’s next film - Raazi - that stars Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushl in lead roles. The film is based on Harinder Sikka’s novel, Calling Sehmat.

bollywood Updated: Jun 23, 2017 12:25 IST
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Alia Bhatt played a Bihari migrant in Udta Punjab.

After playing a Bihari migrant in Udta Punjab, Alia Bhatt is set to play the role of a Kashmiri girl in Meghana Gulzar’s espionage thriller Raazi.

The film will see Alia’s character married to a Pakistani army officer, which will be played by Masaan actor Vicky Kaushal. Karan Johar shared the news on Twitter and wrote, “#Raazi starring @aliaa08 and @vickykaushal09 .....thrilled to collaborate with @JungleePictures and work with the talented @meghnagulzar.”

The movie is produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions and is based on Harinder Sikka’s novel, Calling Sehmat, a thrilling saga of a spy who gave all of herself and that of her family in the service of her nation, so that all may live in peace.

Kaushal also expressed his excitement on Twitter and thanked Karan Johar for welcoming him on board the project. “An honour to be a part of Raazi. Thank You sir,” he wrote.

Alia too, is happy to be part of the project. “This one is going to be truly truly special!!! Wohooo @DharmaMovies @JungleePictures @meghnagulzar @vickykaushal09,”she tweeted.

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First Published: Jun 23, 2017 12:25 IST