It is now official that Highway actress Alia Bhatt wil be seen opposite Bollywood hearthrob Ranbir Kapoor in Ayan Mukerji’s upcoming film. The film will be produced under the banner of Dharma Productions. Renowned filmmaker, Karan Johar took to the social media site Twitter to confirm the news.In the tweet Karan confirmed that the Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor starrer will release in 2016.
AYAN MUKERJI’s next for Dharma productions is slated to begin mid next year and release December 23rd,2016. RANBIR KAPOOR and ALIA BHATT…
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 22, 2014
Ayan Mukerji, who has worked with Ranbir in the recent past in his Bollywood directorial debut, Wake Up Sid and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, will be working with the pretty actress for the first time. It will definitely be a dream come true for Alia, who has always been a self proclaimed fan of Ranbir Kapoor.
Earlier, there were speculations that Alia would star opposite Ranbir in Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha, however, later it was officially announced that the leggy lass Deepika Padukone will be the leading lady.
Currently, Ranbir is working on multiple projects including Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet, Imtiaz’s Tamasha and Bhushan Kumar’s Roy; while Alia Bhatt is busy preparing for Shandaar which will also star Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor.