Filming Sadak 2 Was Like “Homecoming” For Alia Bhatt: Alia Bhatt photographed with Pooja Bhatt. (Picture courtesy: aliaabhatt)

Filming Sadak 2 Was Like “Homecoming” For Alia Bhatt


  • “The villain is somebody very totally different and completely surprising,” stated Alia
  • “Sadak 2 is the street to like,” she added
  • Sadak 2 is slated to launch on Disney+Hotstar


Bollywood star Alia Bhatt on Monday stated if a chance comes her means, she wish to foray into the digital medium with ideally an “investigative” restricted present. Citing the instance of Sushmita Sen’s Aarya, the actor stated the net has opened up a brand new avenue for artistes to showcase their expertise. “Actors not solely within the West however over right here are also working immediately on the OTT. It has created an enormous alternative for actors to showcase their expertise. “If I am provided one thing that I join with, I might like to do an investigative sort restricted TV present. It will be fairly fascinating,” she stated at a digital press convention, moderated by her frequent co-star Varun Dhawan.

Alia’s subsequent Sadak 2 is without doubt one of the movies that’s heading for a direct digital launch on Disney+Hotstar VIP, skipping theatres within the wake of the uncertainty across the reopening of the cinema halls as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The movie, which was scheduled for a July theatrical launch, marks her first collaboration with father Mahesh Bhatt, who’s returning to the director’s chair after 20 years. Sadak 2 is the sequel to the filmmaker’s 1991 movie, which additionally stars authentic leads Mahesh Bhatt’s elder daughter Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt, together with one other new entrant Aditya Roy Kapur.

Engaged on the movie was a homecoming in its true sense, Alia stated. “That the entire household is coming to make a movie collectively. That emotion is of one other degree altogether. I at all times needed to be picturised in a track from the Bhatt camp, which has been well-known for its music,” she added.

The unique adopted a taxi driver (Sanjay) making an attempt to rescue the lady he loves (Pooja) from a brothel. It additionally featured Sadashiv Amrapurkar as the long-lasting villain Maharani, the brothel proprietor and actor Soni Razdan, Alia’s mom. In response to the 27-year-old actor, the brand new film is the re-creation of 1991 movie of the identical title.

“The story of Ravi (Sanjay) will transfer ahead. He meets these two new folks (Alia-Aditya). The movie has totally different love tales and in addition has (a component of) thrill. The villain is somebody very totally different and completely surprising,” Alia stated.

She additionally unveiled the primary poster of the movie, produced by Vishesh Movies and Fox Star Studios, which confirmed Mount Kailash on the finish of a protracted street. Studying out a message from her father, Alia stated the sequel will take viewers on “the mom of all love pilgrimages. “Mount Kailash, the ageless mountain, has the footprints of gods and sages. It’s the abode of the god of all gods, Lord Shiva. So do we actually want anything or actors in that sacred house? Because the starting of time humanity discovered its shelter in Kailash. This can be a place the place all search ends. Sadak 2 is the street to like,” she stated.

Requested how she was spending her quarantine time, Alia stated she was taking guitar courses and doing meditation. Laxxmi Bomb, Bhuj, Dil Bechara, The Massive Bull, Lootcase and Khuda Haafiz are different titles which is able to launch on Disney+Hotstar between July and October.

Producer Mukesh Bhatt, Alia’s uncle who has backed the movie, advised PTI on Sunday that Sadak 2 can be heading for a digital launch.”I’m compelled to return (on digital platform) as a result of I don””t see any gentle within the close to future. That is the most effective I can do to outlive. There are particular issues that you just do, not out of alternative however out of compulsion. That is the one choice left. It’s a no-brainer,” Mukesh Bhatt had stated.

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