Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s Shaandaar is in news ever since a photo from the set of the movie went viral on social media. While, this Bollywood movie is all set for Dussehra release, the movie’s first look ad trailer is out.
Here we share some of the details of the film starting from the star cast
Shahid Kapoor as Jagjinder Joginder
The film is about destination wedding and Shahid Kapoor aka Jagjinder Joginder is a wedding planner. According to the source Shahid Kapoor’s character will be insomniac who will fall in love with Alia Bhatt in middle of a larger-than-life destination wedding. It is an interesting yet quirky character.
Alia Bhatt as Alia
Alia Bhatt for the very first time is paired with Shahid. Alia too will be insomniac and this is how she meets Shahid in middle of sleepless nights in her sister’s wedding which is planned by Shahid. In fact, the character she is playing in the movie is quirky, free spirited and also intelligent. What’s more, the Student of the Year actor braved cold weather to give a bikni body scene in the film. If you watch the trailer, you’ll realize that Alia has worked really hard to get the perfect shape.
Pankaj Kapur As Alia’s Father
Shahid Kapoor’s father Pankaj Kapur is also a part of Shandaar. He will be seen as Alia’s father. This is first film where Shahid will share some screen space with his father.
Sanjay Kapoor as Alia’s husband’s Brother
Sanjay Kapoor was offered Shandaar after he finished shooting Tevar. He will also play a vital role in the film. He will be playing the role of Alia’s husband’s brother. According to one of his interviews, his character is very funny.
Shahid Kapoor’s Sanah as Alia’s Sister
Not just Shahid’s father even his sister Sanah will be debuting in this film. Sanah has pursued acting course from Lee Stratsberg Theatre & Film Institute, a New York university in United States. She has now decided to act in Bollywood films and Shandaar is her first film.
Karan Johar Yet Again!
Get ready to watch Karan Johar once again on big screen. Buzz is that Karan was initially approached to play the role of Alia’s father. However, he rejected the offer because he didn’t want to risk his debut in Bombay Velvet. However, somehow Alia Bhatt convinced him to do a cameo in the film.
The Film is directed by Vikram Bahl
Shandaar is directed by Vikram Bahl the director of Queen. The first film he directed was Chillar Party. Shaandaar is his third film as a director. He has produced several films including Lootera, Hasee Toh Phasee, Ugly, nh10, and Hunterr.
The film is Produced Jointly
Shaandaar is produced jointly by Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and Vikramditya Motwane. The film is all set to release on October 22nd 2015. The first look of the film was released on 5th August by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and the trailer of Shaandaar was released on August 11.
Watch the Trailer of Shandaar
Soundtrack of Shandaar
The music of this film is given by Amit Trivedi.