Alia Bhatt’s look in ‘Udta Punjab’: Beau Sidharth calls it “dramatic”

The first look of Alia Bhatt in upcoming film ‘Udta Punjab’ has been released. The ‘Kapoor & Sons’ actress plays a migrant worker from Bihar, who harbours the dream of becoming a hockey player.

In the picture, he is seen bruised and fleeing. She is a complete departure from the bubbly and chirpy roles she had been playing so far.

Alia shared her first look on Twitter by posting, “Trailer out Tom!!!! #UdtaPunjab #AliaInUdtaPunjab.”

Her rumoured boyfriend Sidharth Malhotra applauded her look in the film and called it “dramatic” and “impactful”.

“Dramatic impactful transformation awaiting trailer #UdtaPunjab #AliaInUdtapunjab,” Sidharth tweeted.

Alia’s father filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt also appreciated his daughter and wrote, “Anything is possible if you have got enough nerve.”

The makers have also released a dialogue poster of Alia from the movie in which she can be heard mouthing a line Bihari accent. Alia has reportedly obtained training in Bihari diction for the film.

The trailer will be out tomorrow, April 16 which will provide a better glimpse into the characters and the movie.

‘Udta Punjab’ directed by Abhishek Chaubey revolves around drug abuse in the interiors of Punjab. The movie also stars Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh who is making his Bollywood debut.

Their looks in the film were unveiled earlier. Shahid plays a rockstar named Tommy Singh who who gets embroiled in a drug-related controversy. Diljit plays a tough cop Sartaj Singh, while Kareena will be seen in the role of a doctor named Shivani Gupta.

Produced by Ekta Kapoor's  Balaji Motion Pictures, the movie is slated to hit theatres on May 17.