Alia Bhatt’s film Dear Zindagi gets a U/A certificate from Censor Board
Actor Alia Bhatt is happy with the U/A certificate, which is given to her upcoming film, Dear Zindagi and says that the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has been kind with their views for the movie. The Gauri Shinde-directed drama also features superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, Kunal Kapoor and Angad Bedi.
When she was asked about her reaction to the U/A certificate for the film, Alia said, “I am very excited. Censor board has been very kind, very generous, and very sweet with their words. My film is getting released and I just want to see the audience’s reaction.” The film is scheduled to release on November 25.
According to various media reports, the film has been passed by the CBFC with no verbal or visual cut.
Twinkle Khanna’s book launch
Alia was speaking at the red carpet of the launch of Twinkle Khanna’s book named, The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad. But, the 23-year-old actor was not only a guest at the star-studded event, but was also among those who had read excerpts from the book for the present audience.
The book, Twinkle’s first fiction work, is a compilation of four short stories.
When Alia’s turn came to read a passage from one of the stories, the actress said, “I am terribly nervous; I don’t think I was this nervous before giving my first shot, for my first film. But I want to say thank you for having me here. It is a very intelligent room, very wise room.”
Other narrators were the veteran actor Shabana Azmi and Ranbir Kapoor. The launch was moderated by Twinkle’s close friend Karan Johar. Also present at the event were her husband Akshay Kumar, son Aarav, mother Dimple Kapadia and friends from the industry, which included R Balki, Sonali Bendre,Homi Adjania and wife Anaita Shroff Adjania.