Confirmed! Alia Bhatt To Star Opposite Salman Khan In Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Inshallah’
Mumbai: For a long time, the news of Salman Khan doing Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next has been doing the rounds. The duo had last collaborated 12 years back for Saawariya, which marked the debut of Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. However, not much was known about the female lead in the film.
Now, it has been confirmed that the female lead will be played by none other than Alia Bhatt. The ‘Raazi’ actress has joined Salman Khan in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming epic romance drama. Titled Inshallah, the film will mark Salman and Bhansali’s reunion, 19 years after Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.
Alia took to Twitter to announce the news. She wrote- “Dream with your eyes wide open they say & I did. Sanjay Sir and Salman Khan are magical together & I can’t wait to join them on this beautiful journey called “Inshallah” #Inshallah #SLB @BeingSalmanKhan @bhansali_produc @SKFilmsOfficial @prerna982”
Salman also welcomed Alia on borad ‘Inshallah’. He wrote- “It’s been 20 years but I am glad Sanjay and I are finally back in his next film, Inshallah. Looking forward to work with Alia and inshallah we will all be blessed on this journey.”
On the work front, Salman Khan will be next seen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s ‘Bharat’ which stars Katrina Kaif, Tabu, Disha Patani, Sunil Grover and Nora Fatehi. On the other hand, Alia Bhatt is gearing for the release of Abhishek Varman’s ‘Kalank’ in which she stars alongside Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit and Sonakshi Sinha.