Alia Bhatt’s New Journey: From Actress to Producer with ‘Jigra’
Alia Bhatt Steps into Producer’s Shoes
Renowned Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt is set to take on a new role as a producer for Vasan Bala’s upcoming film, ‘Jigra.’ Having already proven her acting skills by winning a National Award, Bhatt is now testing her abilities behind the scenes. This new venture, scheduled for release on September 27, 2024, is being co-produced by Bhatt, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, and Somen Mishra under the banner of Dharma Productions and Alia’s production house, Eternal Sunshine Productions.
First Look at ‘Jigra’
The announcement was made via a unique anime-style video that offered a glimpse into the film’s world. In the video, viewers see Alia Bhatt in a casual outfit, sporting a ponytail and a backpack, walking through a bustling city alley. Bhatt’s voiceover in Hindi suggests an emotional bond between her character and a sibling. She says, “You wear my Rakhi, don’t you? You’re under my protection. I won’t let anything happen to you. Ever.” This dialogue sets the tone for the film, hinting at a plot centered around courage and sibling love.
Collaboration with Dharma Productions
Alia Bhatt has previously worked with Dharma Productions on several successful films. However, ‘Jigra’ will mark her first collaboration as a producer with the production house. This new venture also marks Bhatt’s first time working with director Vasan Bala, who is known for his unique storytelling approach. Bhatt shares her excitement and admits feeling a bit scared about her new role as a producer. In her words, “Every day is a different day… exciting, challenging (and a little scary)… not just as an actor but also as a producer as we bring this film to life.”
Anticipation for ‘Jigra’
While the details about ‘Jigra’ are currently limited, the first look has generated interest among Bhatt’s fans and the larger Bollywood audience. It’s clear that Bhatt’s character will be seen in a courageous and protective role. However, audiences will have to wait until further announcements or the film’s release to learn more about the plot and other characters.
Alia Bhatt’s Journey with Dharma Productions
Alia Bhatt started her journey in Bollywood with Dharma Productions and has since been a part of many successful films under their banner. Announcing her new role as a producer, she expressed, “From debuting in a Dharma production to now producing a film with them, in many ways, it feels like coming full circle from where I started.” She further added that she can’t wait to share more as they move forward with the film.
From the looks of it, ‘Jigra’ is a film to watch out for, not only for its intriguing storyline but also for showcasing Alia Bhatt’s new journey from an actress to a producer. As we wait for more details to be revealed, the anticipation continues to build for this unique cinematic journey filled with courage and sibling love.
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