It’s Alia Bhatt opposite Salman Khan in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Inshallah’!

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Few weeks back we came across to a news stating that Salman Khan to play lead in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film. The duo will be collaborating after about 12 years after Saawariya. A lot of speculation were about leading actress who’ll be starred opposite Salman and finally the wait is over. Salman took to Twitter to break the news, he said,
“It’s been 20 years but I am glad Sanjay and I are finally back in his next film, Inshallah. Looking forward to work with Alia and inshallah we will all be blessed on this journey. #Inshallah #SLB @aliaa08 @bhansali_produc @SKFilmsOfficial.”

Alia too confirmed the news of being part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film which stars Salman Khan as lead. “I was 9 when I first walked into Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s office, all nervous and hoping and praying that I would be in his next film. It’s been a long wait.”

She further tweeted, “Dream with your eyes wide open they say & I did. Sanjay Sir and Salman Khan are magical together & I can’t wait to join them on this beautiful  journey called “Inshallah” #Inshallah #SLB @BeingSalmanKhan @bhansali_produc @SKFilmsOfficial @prerna982”

This a first time Salman Khan will be sharing screen space with the Raazi actress-Alia Bhatt who has impressed audience with her last release- Gully Boy. Salman and Alia starre film is titled as ‘Ishallah’. The film is likely to release in 2020.

Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt
Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt

Earlier, DNA reported that, “Sanjay, who is penning the script, has narrated the idea to Salman and he is on board. Though the film isn’t a sequel or a remake, it may be called Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2. SLB feels that the movie has all the elements that Hum Dil… had. So, the title feels like a natural fit for part two. However, it will have a different story and new characters. An A-list heroine will be cast opposite Salman, but the makers haven’t approached anyone as yet.”

On work front, Salman Khan will soon start promoting his period drama film ;Bharat’ which is releasing on EId whereas Alia Bhatt will next be seen in Abhishek Varman’s Kalank which is scheduled to release on 19th of April.