Besides heavy-duty Bollywood projects, Alia has now managed dates for ‘Baahubali’ director

Alia Bhatt has signed SS Rajamouli’s upcoming magnum opus RRR, which stars Jr NTR, Ram Charan and Ajay Devgn. The actress has revealed that it is her dream come true to work with the director and she is excited for her debut in South cinema. However the actress had to work really hard on her dates before saying yes to this film.

“For a long period of time , Alia was considered for the role and she really wanted to do it. But at one point of time ,she was about to opt out of the film because of her dates. She has allotted her dates to Kalank promotions ,followed by Takht and Brahmastra‘s shoot and promotions. So her schedule for entire year was too hectic. But her mentor Karan Johar had advise her to take up this project. In fact, KJo had recommended her name to Rajamouli as the two directors have worked together in Baahubali 2. Incidentally, all her next projects are under Karan’s banner and he assured her that his team will adjust her dates and thus she decided to do this film,” a source added.

Alia has already started preparation for her role in period drama RRR , which is being made with whooping budget of Rs. 300 crore. It is said to be released in over 10 languages next year. It is said that the actress also needs to require to start shooting for Brahmastra’s sequel immediately after the first part gets released at the end of this year.