Nobody has been replaced, Dear Zindagi releasing as it is: Alia Bhatt

Rumours had it that Ali Zafar has been replaced by Tahir Raj Bhasin followed by the ban on Pakistani actors in Bollywood.

By: IANS | Mumbai | Published: November 15, 2016 11:07:54 am
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Rubbishing rumors about Pakistani actor Ali Zafar’s replacement, actor Alia Bhatt confirmed that her multi-starrer upcoming film Dear Zindagi is releasing as it is.

“Nobody has been replaced and the film is releasing as it is,” said Alia to a query about Ali’s replacement while she was attending the cover launch of magazine Absolute Elyx Filmfare Glamour and Style here on Monday.

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The cover of the magazine features Absolute Elyx Glamour and Style award winners like Siddharth Mahadevan, Kajol, Tiger Shroff and Karan Johar to name a few. Alia was the winner of Trendsetter of the Year Award.

Asked which dress she finds sexy, she said, “I think pajama will look sexy on me, over a bikini. Fashion is not about showing skin but attitude. So I will choose pajama!”

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Rumours had it that Ali has been replaced by Tahir Raj Bhasin followed by the ban on Pakistani actors in Indian film. However, Alia’s statement clears the air on the issue.

About her character in the film, she said, “Dear Zindagi is the closest to my character, I can relate to the character so much. Though I will not say that is exactly who I am but it is the same thing that happens when in an irritating relationship or fighting with my mother. I thing, everyone some way or the other can relate to the character.”

As recently Sharmila Tagore said that if a biopic is in the making on her late husband, the Nawab of Pataudi, Alia can play her role, Alia, taking it as a compliment, said, “The film industry is a family to me. Therefore, when any senior member is appreciating my work, it is overwhelming. I hope, if I will get the opportunity, I will perform it well.”

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The actress who celebrated Children’s Day in the morning with slam kids urged all the youngsters to be passionate about whatever they do. “Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.”

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