Alia Bhatt, a huge fan of Shabana Azmi, plays the formidable actress’ grand daughter in Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.
And Karan is preparing his darling protégée as to how she must do her scenes with Shabana.
“Kyonki Shabana Azmi ne badon-badon ki chutti kar di hai. Remember what she did to Smita Patil in Alia’s father’s film(Arth)?” a source close to Karan shared with this writer.
However Shabana Azmi pooh-poohs the idea of chutti karna. “Acting is not a kabaddi match.It’s all about a team effort. And I never look at it as an opportunity to do chutti karna. It’s very important to have co-stars who are on the same page.”
Shabana says she is really looking forward to working with Alia and Ranveer. “It’s a first for me. This is the first time I am working with Karan Johar, Jaya Bachchan, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt. I’ve always been a fan of Jayaji.Ranveer and Alia are extraordinarily talented. I am looking forward to working with them.”