New Delhi: After the resounding success of “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani,” acclaimed actress Alia Bhatt is all set to enthrall audiences with her upcoming project titled “Jigra,” under the direction of the talented filmmaker Vasan Bala. What makes this announcement even more special is that Alia is taking on the role of a producer for this film, co-producing it with the renowned Karan Johar. This exciting venture marks Alia’s second foray into production, following her previous experience with the dark-comedy flick “Darlings,” which hit the screens last year. Recently, Alia offered insights into the theme and essence of her new film, shedding light on the motivations behind her decision to step into the realm of producing.
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Alia Bhatt on becoming a Producer
Alia Bhatt has recently sent ripples of excitement among her fans as she officially announced her upcoming movie, revealing both its title and release date. What makes this announcement even more noteworthy is that Alia will not only be stepping into the shoes of the lead actress in the film “Jigra,” but she will also be taking on the role of a producer. In an interview with Film Companion, Alia shared her perspective on venturing into the realm of production, expressing her belief that stories are ubiquitous and hold tremendous significance. She mentioned how she embraced the role of a producer with her previous project “Eternal Sunshine,” driven by the desire to bring forth stories that evoke emotions and leave a lasting impact. Alia also acknowledged the overwhelming response and love received for her first production, “Darlings,” which further fueled her enthusiasm for this creative endeavor.
Announcing Jigra Alia Bhatt wrote,”Presenting #Jigra, directed by the extremely talented @vasanbala and produced by @dharmamovies & @eternalsunshineproduction. From debuting in a Dharma production to now producing a film with them, in many ways, it feels like coming full circle from where I started. Every day is a different day… exciting, challenging (and a little scary)… not just as an actor but also as a producer as we bring this film to life, and I CANNOT wait to share more as we move forward
JIGRA – in cinemas on 27th September 2024♥️”
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To unveil the highly anticipated film “Jigra,” Alia Bhatt opted for an engaging video that captured attention from the get-go. Accompanying the announcement was a heartfelt message where Alia expressed her excitement about the project. She mentioned how it felt like coming full circle, from her debut in a Dharma production to now producing a film in collaboration with them. Alia acknowledged the daily adventure that comes with both acting and producing, describing it as exciting, challenging, and even a little scary. She eagerly awaits the opportunity to share more about the film as they make progress in its production.
According to reports, “Jigra” is poised to captivate audiences as an enthralling prison break thriller, with its core theme centered around the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister. Set to hit theaters on September 27, 2024, the film has already generated high anticipation among fans and industry insiders alike.