Abhishek Chaubey’s ‘Udta Punjab’ has been making headlines for quite some time now, not just for its storyline, but also for bringing together ex-lovers Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shahid Kapoor for a film. The actress says she told director that she will do this film irrespective of the rest of the cast.
In an interview with a Hindi daily, Kareena said that it is a powerful script that she came across in years, adding that she said ‘yes’ when she on the 30th page of the script.
The actress further said that she told Abhishek that she will do the film irrespective of the cast.
Well, Shahid and Kareena are true professionals. Even after their break-up there was no mud-slinging. Infact, Shahid had mentioned in an interview that he was the first to suggest Kareena’s name for the movie adding that he respects her as an actress.
‘Udta Punjab’ also features Alia Bhatt and Punjabi star Diljit Dosanjh. The movie deals with the issue of drug abuse in Punjab.