Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt who featured in lead roles in the original part of 90s film ‘Sadak’.
Now, a long way away of sequel to the film, going on floors, had been locked for release in August 2018.
In fact, initial reports stated that though the lead cast of the film had not yet been finalized, ‘Sadak 2’
However, now Alia Bhatt has been finalized to play the lead in the film while Pooja Bhatt will direct it.
Sources says, “Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt had convinced Mahesh Bhatt to develop a script for Sadak 2. In fact, after he had completed the script for this sequel, Mahesh Bhatt had revealed that the sequel would focus on the modern-day scenario where the distinction between the house and the ‘sadak’ is fast disappearing. If that wasn’t all, Bhatt had also stated that the script of Sadak 2 would make people believe in love at a time when it’s very easy to walk out of a relationship.”
Back on the casting front, though Alia Bhatt has been finalized for the lead, contrary to reports of Sidharth Malhotra being roped in.
Tthe makers of the film are currently on the lookout for a male lead to star opposite Alia.
The official announcement of the film and other details are expected to be made in the coming weeks.
Currently, Alia Bhatt seems to have a packed schedule with back to back films in the form of Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi, followed by Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy opposite Ranveer Singh and later, Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra that sees her sharing screen space with Ranbir Kapoor.–CINEWS