For '2 States', Alia Bhatt does as Tamilians do

Actress Alia Bhatt, who plays a Tamilian girl in "2 States", is not just trying to pick the accent but is also learning the typical household culture of a Tamil home.

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Actress Alia Bhatt, who plays a Tamilian girl in "2 States", is not just trying to pick the accent but is also learning the typical household culture of a Tamil home.

She is going out of her way to fit the bill as a Tamil Iyengar girl for the movie, based on Chetan Bagat's novel "2 States: The Story of My Marriage". The story is about a Punjabi boy who falls in love with a Tamil girl, and the ensuing cultural clashes between them and their families.

A source close to Alia, the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, reveals, "She is learning the Tamil culture and tradition. She has also hired a special Tamilian teacher who will help her to adapt the south Indian culture."

Alia, who made her debut with Karan Johar's "Student Of The Year" in 2012, was also spotted in many south Indian localities to get a grip on her character.

In "2 States", she will feature opposite "Ishaqzaade" actor Arjun Kapoor. They even got together for a photoshoot recently, where Alia wore some typical south Indian saris - a contrast to her modern avatar in "Student Of The Year".

"2 States" is directed Abhishek Verman and co-produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala.


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  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 2:40amsandiab

    God help me spare the horror hope she acts better she was so irratiting in soty her scene spoilt the movie. They should hav just made the 2 hotties gay coz they had much more chemistry than her with either of them.

  • Posted on: 07 January 2013 at 10:14pmnasco

    i thot asin was gona do the role. dt woudl ev been an unusual pairing asin and arjun kapoor :D. cnt quite picturise aalia in south indian avtar

  • Posted on: 07 January 2013 at 12:47pmaTTiTude_dIvA

    excuse me...
    vidya and arjn kapoor so not hppening..!!
    but alia n arjun myt as well be the sensation of this year!
    all the best

  • Posted on: 03 January 2013 at 1:20amshruthiR

    I am really looking forward to seeing how she'll play this role. All the best Alia! :)

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  • Posted on: 03 January 2013 at 12:41amducktales

    Spare us the horror Alia, I wish they had gone ahead with the previous choice Vidya she was apt for the role.

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