Alia Bhatt to play a jazz singer in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Love And War

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PeepingMoon Exclusive: Alia Bhatt to Play a Jazz Singer in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Love And War

Sanjay Leela Bhansali entrusts his new favorite Alia Bhatt with another fascinating character after her National Award-winning performance as a brothel queen in Gangubai Kathiawadi. Alia will play a jazz singer in the maverick filmmaker’s upcoming epic saga, love and war.

“Love & War is a timeless story that delves into themes of love, loyalty, sacrifice, and the repercussions of relationship decisions. Ranbir Kapoor, Alia and Vicky Kaushal play complex characters who struggle with emotional turmoil while navigating their complicated circumstances. While the character details of the male leads are being kept under wraps, Alia will be seen taking the mic to play a jazz artist, and she is very excited to play that character after singing songs in her films, Highway and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. His is an emotionally conflicting role and he could well become the most complex character in her filmography,” an industry source aware of the development exclusively told PeepingMoon.com.

Love & War pays tribute to Raj Kapoor’s classic love story Sangam

Plot details of the project have been kept closely guarded, but it is believed to be a love triangle against a backdrop of war. The film reportedly pays homage to Raj Kapoor’s 1964 classic, Sangam, starring Kapoor, Vyjayanthimala and Rajendra Kumar. Bhansali has already started preparations and is planning to start production between November and December to release the film on Christmas weekend 2025. She has set this intriguing love story in the city of Kolkata.

war of love adds another dimension to Alia Bhatt’s diverse filmography, which already boasts standout performances in films like Road, Udta Punjab, Dear Zindagi, raaziand Gangubai Kathiawadi. Next, she plays a sister on a mission to protect her brother in Vasan Bala’s prison break story. Jigra. She will next play a RAW agent in the first female spy film in Aditya Chopra’s YRF Spy Universe, which features blockbusters like Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, War, Pathanand tiger 3.

Meanwhile, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently awaiting the release of his first web series, Heeramandi: The diamond bazaarwhose world premiere is scheduled for May 1. The masterpiece, starring Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, Sharmin Segal and Sanjeeda Sheikh, explores the stories of the courtesans and the hidden cultural reality of Heeramandi, a dazzling district. , during pre-independent India.

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