Alia Bhatt shoots for a song with real life hockey players

Alia Bhatt shot for a song of Udta Punjab with real life hockey players who had come together from several colleges in Mumbai.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:April 27, 2016 7:29 pm
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Actress Alia Bhatt will be seen as a hockey player in the upcoming film Udta Punjab for which she took special coaching. Recently she shot for a song with real life hockey players who had come together from several colleges in Mumbai. The actress was moved by their motivation and said that the sport required a lot of hard work.

Alia said, “The girls were cool, tough and inspiring. There was so much that I learnt from them about the sport. It was a fun shoot as we clicked a few selfies.”

She has been a part of sports like football and handball during her school days. “Since I began practicing I have realised that hockey is a difficult sport and requires a lot of skill,” she added.

It took over a month and a half’s training for Alia to learn the correct postures of the sport. She was also trained by Shah Rukh Khan while shooting for Gauri Shinde’s film.

Alia said, “I was given a coach and we trained at a place in Bandra. I would reach at around 6 am.”

She will be seen opposite Shahid Kapoor in Udta Punjab which also features Kareena Kapoor Diljit Dosanjh in pivotal roles.

Directed by Abhishek Chaubey the film will release on June 17.

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