Actress Alia Bhatt is at present busy wrapping up the shoot of her upcoming spy drama ‘Raazi’ in Kashmir.The ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ star has been sharing beautiful pictures from there on her Instagram account. Alia Bhatt was recently spotted in a hospital in Pahalgham, with her mother Soni Razdan.
No need to panic, the Bhatt girl was taken to a hospital in Pahalgham as she had to shoot a sequence there for the film. Her mother actress Soni Razdan too is a part of the star cast. It is after a long hiatus the talented Mrs Bhatt is facing the camera. The mother daughter duo shot for an intense scene at Pahalgam’s Government Civil Hospital yesterday.
Sources said, “Over 300 local fans of Alia Bhatt had gathered to watch the actress shoot a lengthy sequence for her upcoming film, Raazi. Soni Razdan, who had accompanied her daughter, plays her mother in the film too. Both were without makeup and dressed in cotton salwar-kurtas. The filming started around 2pm and ended by 5:30pm. The unit will head back to Mumbai on Wednesday. Measures were taken to ensure that patients were not troubled with a doctor on call outside the set. Cops from the Jammu and Kashmir police and jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were also deployed to boost security and ensure that no outsider ventured in. Permissions were in order and shooting was smooth.”
‘Raazi’ is a screen adaptation of author Harinder Sikka’s book ‘Calling Sehmat’. It is set against the backdrop of 1971 Indo-Pak war. Alia will be essaying the role of a Kashmiri woman working for the Indian Intelligence. She will spy on her husband, a Pakistan Army man, played by Vicky Kaushal. The film is being directed by Meghna Gulzar of ‘Talvar’ fame.