Actress Alia Bhatt is looking forward to creating her digital debut with the premiere of her film “Sadak 2”, and says she is hospitable the thought of diving deep into the streaming platform.
She even shared the genre on her wishlist: An investigative limited television program .
“Actors not only within the West but up here are also working directly on the OTT. (Web) has created an enormous opportunity for actors to showcase their talent,” she said while using the recent success of web series like Sushmita Sen-starrer web series “Aarya” and “Special Ops” series to support her point.
“If I’m offered something that I connect with, i might like to do an investigative type limited television program . it might be quite interesting,” she added.
Alia’s “Sadak 2” is skipping the normal theatrical route, and going for a digital platform.
The film marks the return of Mahesh Bhatt as director after 20 years , and may be a sequel of the 1991 hit “Sadak”, which featured Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt within the lead roles.
Without revealing much about the plot, the actress said that “Sadak 2” isn’t a recreation.
“The film has different love stories and also has (an element of) thrill. The villain is someone very different and totally unexpected,” Alia said.
“Sadak 2” also stars Aditya Roy Kapur.
The actress said that performing on the film was a homecoming in its true sense.
“That the entire family is coming to form a movie together. That emotion is of another level altogether… I always wanted to be picturised during a song from the Bhatt camp, which has been famous for its music,” she added.
Alia also released the primary poster of the film, which showed Mount Kailash at the top of an extended road. She also read out a message from her father, which explained the thought behind the poster.
“Mount Kailash, the ageless mountain, has the footprints of gods and sages. it’s the abode of the god of all gods, Lord Shiva. So can we actually need anything or actors therein sacred space? Since the start of your time humanity found its shelter in Kailash. this is often an area where all search ends. ‘Sadak 2’ is that the road to like ,” she said.
On the private front, the actress said she is spending her lockdown period by learning guitar and doing meditation.
“I thought learning guitar would be easy, but it’s hard. I even have also started taking meditation classes, and helps me keep calm during this point .. I even have also spent my time watching content on my TV,” she said.
“Sadak 2” will release on the streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar under Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex.