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Alia Bhatt’s Role In RRR Not Up To The Mark



On Karan Johar’s recommendation Alia Bhatt  had been offered  the female lead  in  Rajamouli’s weirdly  titled  RRR .She  eagerly grabbed the opportunity  to work with one  of  her  “dream  directors”  in  the  hope that her presence  in  RRR will be justified  by an enhanced screen  space  for  her  character.

But  now its looks  like Alia who plays only strong author-backed roles  in  Hindi cinema, has  no more to do than  participate in one  song and  a few  dialogues.

A  source  in the know says, “Alia was  very keen  to work with Rajamouli. The heroine’s role could  have been done  by any Telugu actress. It has no substance. The film is all about the two heroes Ramcharan Teja and NTR Jr. If a Bollywood star  of Alia’s stature came on  board  it  is only natural that the  feminine dynamics would  improve for the better. They didn’t.Alia is  just a prop in  RRR.”

So  much so that  Alia may get a “guest appearance” tag in RRR.

Alia who’s working with the crème de  la crème of Bollywood and had specially learnt Telugu  for her role in  RRR is unfazed  by the length  of her  role.  “When I came into movies I had two names on my directors’ wishlist  Sanjay Leela Bhansali and  R Rajamouli. I am  working with both. What  more  could I ask for?”

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