Udta Punjab was the most challenging thing in my career- Alia

From her very first look in ‘Udta Punjab,’ Alia Bhatt has amazed us in her never-seen-before Bihari avatar, but it was not a bed of roses for her to portray the role of Pinky.

In a recent interview, the 23-year-old actor said that being a girl, who has grown up watching Govinda films, Mowgli, Lion King and other English movies, “it was the biggest challenge ever, to play that character,” reports the Dawn. The ‘ Highway’ actress had “absolutely no reference point” to the character she portrayed. “It took lots of discussions with Abhishek (Chaubey, director). He gave me the perspective I didn’t have. Then, I made it my own,” she said.


“I could never react naturally, the way Pinky (her character) does,” added Alia. Further, speaking about Gauri Shinde’s yet-to-be titled next, the ‘ Kapoor and Sons’ actress said that “working with Shah Rukh Khan was a big deal.”. “Excited” Alia added that she is “dying” for people to see a glimpse of it and that “girls will relate to this film.”

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