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Alia on playing real life character Sehmat in Raazi: It came with responsibility

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Published Apr 19, 2018, 7:45 pm IST
Updated Apr 19, 2018, 7:45 pm IST
Alia Bhatt’s character is that of a strong woman who is ready to put her country before anything else.
Alia Bhatt at 'Raazi's 'Ae Watan' song launch.
 Alia Bhatt at 'Raazi's 'Ae Watan' song launch.

Mumbai: Alia Bhatt will soon be seen on screen as a real-life character Sehmat, the first time that she is playing a character based on a person who existed.

Speaking about pressure around that, Alia, at the recently held ‘Raazi’ song ‘Ae Watan’s launch, said, "There was pressure because this is a true story and I am playing a character that actually existed and that comes with a sense of responsibility and I hope there is the right amount of representation and emotions. I hope people feel what his character is feeling."

 

Alia plays an Indian spy based in Pakistan, married to a Pakistani officer played by Vicky Kaushal in the film.

The trailer of the film showed the conflict between the two countries and Alia’s character as a strong woman who is ready to put her country before anything else.

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