Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Post the energetic number “Chitta ve”, actress Alia Bhatt will be launching the second song from her forthcoming film “Udta Punjab at an event here on Wednesday. Her co-star Diljit Dosanjh will be joining in via video conference.
Alia will release the song titled “Ikk kud i” from the film, which brings a dark story of prevalent drug menace in Punjab. And Punjabi actor-singer Diljit will be joining the actress via video conference from Chandigarh, read a statement.
Shahid Kapoor is seen essaying the character of a high-on-drugs, long-haired rockstar Tommy Singh, who sings with glee and abuses with impunity. And Alia essays the role of a migrant Bihari labourer, Kareena Kapoor Khan is a doctor who is determined to fight the illegal transportation of drugs, and Diljit portrays a police officer.
The song which is a soulful melody explains Alia’s character’s journey in the film, directed by Abhishek Chaubey.
Chaubey said: “With Alia in a never seen before avatar and Diljit’s voice, ‘Ikk kudi’ is surely going to touch the right chords. I am really looking forward for its launch.”
Produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Phantom Productions, “Udta Punjab” is set to release on June 17.