EXCLUSIVE: Did you know? A young Alia Bhatt was locked for SLB’s Balika Vadhu where she met Ranbir for the 1st time

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor have been in a relationship for quite a long now. The lovebirds are one of the most loved couples of Bollywood. Fans and friends are waiting for them to get hitched soon.  But much before their wedding, the couple will soon be seen sharing screen space in Ayan Mukerji directorial Brahmastra. But do you know that a young Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor were roped in for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Balika Badhu a long time back? It is the first time that Alia had met Ranbir.

Alia, who is busy promoting her upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi in an exclusive interview with Bollywood Bubble has revealed all about her first meeting with Ranbir Kapoor.

Alia Bhatt revealed in a conversation with Bollywood Bubble host Nayandeep that though she failed miserably for the audition of Black, she was locked up for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Balika Vadhu. This is where she met beau Ranbir Kapoor for the first time.

Alia said, “Sir wanted to make another film with me, Balika Badhu. So we did the prep for that I did a photoshoot. Ranbir was there he was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s assistant. I have e picture of my head on Ranbir’s shoulder. I don’t know how that happened at that age, whatever it is I remember feeling very shy. Anyway, that did not work up for some reason. I think because Sir decide against making that movie.

So if the plans had gone ahead then Alia Bhatt would have marked her Bollywood debut opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Balika Badhu.

Take a look at the full conversation below:

At present, Alia Bhatt is gearing up for the release of her Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed movie, Gangubai Kathiawadi. It also features Ajay Devgn, vijay raaz and Shantanu Maheshwari. The movie is scheduled to release in cinemas on February 25.

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