Alia Bhatt, for the first time will be working with her home banner Fox Star Studios in the movie ‘Sadak 2’ produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt. ‘Sadak 2’ is the sequel of the 1991 movie ‘Sadak’ starring Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt and Sadashiv Amrapurkar in the lead roles and has garnered immense popularity. Being the sequel, Sadak 2 will feature Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapur in the main roles. The felon or the baddie who will be playing the role of Maharani is none other than Makrand Deshpande. The role of Maharani in Sadak was played by Late Sadashiv Amrapurkar.
The storyline of the sequel, Sadak 2 revolves around Alia’s character who is a young woman, wanting to expose a fake guru running an ashram. Alia’s character will be supported by Sanjay Dutt’s character that will be helping her in the whole journey. A source revealed, “It is an intense and challenging role, and Makrand has already started acting workshops with Bhatt saab. Like Maharani, played by Sadashiv Amrapurkar in the Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt-starrer Sadak, a unique look is being designed for him in the sequel.”
The revelation of the godman has been done by director Mahesh Bhatt through the statement, “Gulshan Grover is not playing the role but we have a great actor playing that part. But Gulshan plays a very important part as well.” Pooja Bhatt on 27th of April 2019 stated that the first ever actor to receive the script was Gulshan Grover who is playing a layer role with the negative shades. Makrand Deshpande is a veteran actor who has acted in the movies like Mere Pyare Prime Minister, Junglee, Fukrey Returns, Isaaq, Satya, Makdee, Company, Sarfarosh, Chameli, Guzaarish and many more. The shoot for the movie ‘Sadak 2’ is likely to go on floors on 18th of May 2019. The movie is slated to be released on 25th of March 2020. The source further revealed, “On the first day at a city studio, the team will shoot with Sanjay and Alia, with other members of the cast joining in at a later date. Apart from Mumbai, the film will also be shot at other locations of India”. It was also learnt that initially Sadak 2 was to be shot in Romania but after a recee, the filmmakers have decided to shoot the film in Mumbai and other parts of India.