Alia Bhat will essay the role of a rape victim in Udta Punjab
Local Press Co 5-point Snippet
1. Abhishek Chaubey’s upcoming film ‘Udta Punjab’ has been garnering eyeballs ever since it’s hard-hitting trailer went on floors last month.
2. By now, we know that Shahid Kapoor will be playing the role of a rockstar named Tommy Singh who is struggling with addiction, while Alia Bhatt will essay the role of a Bihari migrant named Kumari Pinky, an aspiring hockey player.
3. But, there’s more to Alia’s character than what was initially revealed. Reportedly, the character Kumari Pinky will also be a rape victim. The rape incident would later lead her towards a life of drug trafficking and abuse.
4. Also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh in the lead roles, Udta Punjab portrays the real issue of drug abuse the state of Punjab is reeling under since a decade.
5. The crime thriller is set to hit the big screen on June 17.