‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ crosses 3 mn hits on YouTube

Despite their short film careers, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan have already established an impressive fan following. This was evident in the fact that the trailer of their new film together, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ has already raked up three million hits on YouTube and it was only released recently on 25th May. The 2 minutes 30 seconds video begins with Humpty Sharma (Varun) dreaming about Kavya Pratap Singh (Alia) and ends with a teary eyed Humpty watching the climax of famous film, ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. The rest of the video is also funny and set to the background of the catchy song from the film, ‘Saturday Saturday’. It has been learned that the film will pay a tribute to ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ and also contains glimpses of popular films like ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’. The romantic comedy film is set in Delhi and promises to be a feel good watch for the whole family.

Naturally the people involved with the film are very happy with the kind of response the trailer has generated. After news broke out, producer Karan Johar tweeted: “3 million views for #Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania”. The star of the film Varun Dhawan also posted a tweet, “Thank you for the love and response to the characters of Humpty and Kavya. The trailer has hit 3 millions views.”  The film marks the return of Alia and Varun together after their smash hit debut film ‘Student of The Year’.

Popular TV actor Siddharth Shukla is making his film debut with an important role in this flick. The film also stars veteran actor Ashutosh Rana. Apart from the trailer, there is also good buzz about the song ‘Saturday Saturday’ after some photos from its video shoot was posted on the internet. The famous Roman Colosseum has been recreated for the video which will portray the Alia and Varun in futuristic avatars.  Varun will also be showcasing his brand new tattoo that is inspired by the tattoo of famous Hollywood actor and WWE wrestler, The Rock. This is Varun’s second film as a solo hero after the successful ‘Main Tera Hero’. Alia on the other hand has delivered two back to back hits with ‘Highway’ and ‘2 States’ and is being counted among one of the hottest young stars in the industry.

The film is being produced under the banner of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and will be directed by debutant director Shashank Khaitan.