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After Inshallah fiasco, Alia announces another project with Sanjay Leela Bhansali!

Yesterday at the green carpet of IIFA Awards 2019, Alia Bhatt was not only seen laughing and chatting with Salman Khan but she also announced that she will be collaborating with Sanjay Leela Bhansali soon…


Inshallah was supposed to be the much-anticipated movie of the decade as it would bring Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali together after two decades. The entire nation was buzzing with curiosity and excitement to not only watch Salman and SLB come together but also because Alia was going to romance the 53-year-old actor. 

But, ever since it was announced that the movie will not be happening due to creative differences between Bollywood’s Bhaijaan and the filmmaker, many things have been written and said, but Alia has till date kept mum about the entire fiasco.

(Also Read: Alia Bhatt lost Big Projects due to Inshallah; Miffed with Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali!)

Now after weeks of speculations, rumours and reports with various source quotes, Alia Bhatt has finally opened up about the whole Inshallah getting shelved matter. Yesterday the actress attended the 20th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Mumbai, where she talked about the fiasco. 

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Talking to the reports present at the event, she said, “I was very excited to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, of course very excited to work with Salman as well. I believe that sometimes things just happen and it’s not in your control. That way there’s a saying that if you want to make God laugh then tell him about your plans because plans never really go as per plan. But I can give it you in writing that I am going to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali very soon.”

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At the same event, even Salman opened up about Inshallah, he said, “Currently, Inshallah is not being made. Inshallah will be made but at least not with me.”

The Bajrangi Bhaijaan actor attended the award function with newbie Saiee Manjrekar, Mahesh Manjrekar’s daughter, who will be making her Bollywood debut with Dabangg 3. Directed by Prabhudeva, the movie also stars Sonakshi Sinha in the lead role.

Reminiscing how Sonakshi was also introduced on the red carpet of IIFA, Salman said, “It's so strange that long time back, Sonakshi Sinha was also introduced on the ramp at IIFA and now this is her turn.”  

Watch the video here:

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Now that Alia Bhatt has openly admitted that she will be collaborating with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for another project, many publications have reported that they might be coming together for Gangubai Kothewali, the story of a brothel owner and her life. Apparently there were reports stating that Priyanka Chopra was approached for the film but the dates could be finalised owing to her busy schedule.

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According to a source, as quoted by Mid-Day, said, "Bhansali had committed to working with Alia and is not one to go back on his word. Owing to his creative fallout with Salman Khan and In-shaa-Allah being subsequently shelved, Alia ended up getting the raw deal. 

"So, Sanjay is now discussing a film revolving around a brothel owner of Kamathipura, Gangubai. The film will be an adaptation of a chapter from S Husain Zaidi's Mafia Queens Of Mumbai. Currently, the discussion is in the nascent stage. The film was earlier offered to Priyanka Chopra, but she has her hands full with the Mindy Kaling film and The White Tiger adaptation."

We are pretty excited to see Alia and SLB collaborate!

Stay tuned for more updates!


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