Impressed by Jawaani Jaaneman, Ekta Kapoor ropes in Alaya to headline ‘U-Turn’!
Her confident debut with Saif Ali Khan in Jawaani Jaaneman (2020) made many people sit up and noticed this, and Araya F. Ekta Kapoor seemed impressed by the appearance of this young woman on the screen. For her next movie “UTurn”. This Hindi thriller adapted from the popular Kannada movie of the same name will premiere tomorrow under the direction of director Arif Khan.
“Alaya was fantastic in her debut film. There’s a self-assured yet vulnerable quality to her that I believe can connect with audiences. U-Turn takes you on a ride with twists and turns galore, and provides edge-of-the-seat excitement.-Kapoor Very happy. The film adaptation is produced by Cult Movies, a new department created by Balaji Telefilms to support cutting-edge content.
Since its release in 2016, supernatural thrillers in Kannada have been in Malayalam Revised versions in, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali. The plot revolves around a reporter investigating the mysterious death of a motorist who violated traffic rules on a specific overpass. In her second project, Alaya was very happy to explain the roles of Shraddha Srinath and Samantha Akkineni in the past. “It is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with Ekta ma’am so early on in my career, especially for such an interesting project. I feel responsible to be given the task to drive such an intriguing story,” she said.