Manish Malhotra recently spilt beans regarding his upcoming production venture Shiddat that features Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles.
The film was in news for a long time, however, the star cast of the same was not finalized till now as Manish confirms that he’s signing Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt and Sridevi up for it. The movie will mark the return of Sanjay Dutt and Sridevi on the big screen after 25 years. The duo previously worked together in Gumrah which released back in 1992. However, they have not agreed to become a part of the movie yet. The source says:
“Sridevi and Sanjay Dutt have been approached for the movie. But they both are yet to give a nod.”
Despite many complications regarding the star cast of the film, Manish confirmed that the Abhishek Varman directorial Shiddat will feature Varun, Alia, Dutt, Aditya and Sridevi in it. He said:
“I am working on a period film starring Varun and Alia, Sanjay Dutt, Sridevi, Aditya Roy Kapur, so that’s a big cast. It will be a period film of a period I feel close to, It is during partition between 1945 to 1947.”
Abhishek Varman will take over the director’s chair yet again after giving Bollywood a big hit in the form of ‘2 States’. On the other hand, Alia Bhatt is gearing up for her upcoming movie ‘Raazi‘. Also, Varun Dhawan is awaiting the release of ‘Judwaa 2‘ next month. Many rumours surfaced around the web space stating the couple wants to take a break from working with each other. Though, now it looks like Varun-Alia fans have a lot of things to cheer about now. (ALSO READ: Varun Dhawan & Alia Bhatt Don’t Want To Work With Each Other)
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