Why Alia left ROCK ON 2…

If buzz is to be believed then you all should listen to this one for sure. Gossip mongers have been talking about Alia Bhatt leaving ‘Rock On 2’ for ‘Udta Punjab’.

While ‘Rock On 2’ had to start from where it ended and Alia had to replace Luke Kenny’s character as a band member in the film, a source close to the actor has informed that the girl chose ‘Udta Punjab’ over ‘Rock On 2’ because of it being a solo heroine film.

“‘Rock On 2’ is an ensemble cast and the girl’s part is that of the band member who replaces Luke Kenny whose character died in ‘Rock On’. If you see her roles so far, Alia has done only solo-heroine films. This is not to say she won’t work in films with an ensemble cast. But if she’s offered something as challenging as ‘Udta Punjab ‘which tests her abilities further and where she’s the female lead opposite Shahid, then why not this?”

While this makes for a fair enough reason to choose one film over the other, what interests us is the fact that after ‘Shaandar’ with Shahid, we’ll see her again with him in ‘Udta Punjab’.  Not just ruling out films from her list, she even is seen doing  a cameo in super director Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Ugly’.

“I’m looking forward to the film. Everyone looks forward to an Anurag Kashyap film whenever it is about to release. UGLY is special to me for a different reason which I think you all will find out soon,” said Alia as she plays a college girl in the film.

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