Alia Bhatt has surprised fans by making a grand announcement on daddy Mahesh Bhatt’s 70th birthday. She has revealed that Mahesh Bhatt will be returning to direction after nearly two decades and the project he will be directing is a sequel of hit film Sadak which featured Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles.
But that’s not it. While the sequel will feature original cast members Sanjay and Pooja, the film will also have Alia and Aditya Roy Kapur in pivotal roles. “On your 70th Birthday you have given me the greatest present I could ask and dream for. You are directing me! Sadak 2 is a dream come true,”Alia wrote on Instagram.
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Dear Daddy, On your 70th Birthday you have given me the greatest present I could ask and dream for. You are directing me! Sadak 2 is a dream come true.. What I thought will never be possible you have made possible. Thank you daddy from the bottom of my heart, soul and bones.This will be a journey of discovery.. Of life, movies, feeling and most of all.. Of a father and daughter. I love you my not-so-old man! Happy Birthday 💕
Bhatt last directed Raaz Reboot which was released in 2016. Alia also shared a picture with the cast of Sadak 2 and her father:
Sadak was about a taxi driver Ravi (Sanjay Dutt), who falls in love with Pooja (Pooja Bhatt), a sex worker. Ravi fights against all odds to be with her and encounters a thrilling journey. The film also featured Alia’s mother Soni Razdan, Neelima Azeem and Deepak Tijori.
Sadak 2 will hit the screens on March 25, 2020.