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Alaya F roped in to play the lead in Ekta Kapoor’s Hindi remake of Kannada thriller U-Turn

Alaya F made her debut in January 2020 movie, Jawaani Jaaneman alongside Saif Ali Khan and Tabu. Now the actress has been roped in for Ekta Kapoor’s next. The film is a Hindi remake of the 2016 Kannada thriller, U-Turn. The shooting of the movie begins tomorrow.

Talking about the collaboration, Ekta Kapoor shares, “Alaya was fantastic in her debut film. There’s a self-assured yet vulnerable quality to her that I believe can connect with audiences across. U-Turn takes you on a ride with twists & turns galore & edge-of-the-seat excitement. I’m so happy to have Alaya on board!”

Alaya F too shares her excitement, “It is an extremely 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 bestowed with the task to drive such an intriguing story and I’m absolutely overjoyed to start this journey.”

The film is directed by debutante director Arif Khan, who has assisted on over ten films, including Gunjan Saxena, 2 States, Student of the Year.

The film will be produced by Cult Movies, which is the new section under Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms, which produces new age & edgy content. Interestingly, it is the third film to be announced under Cult Movies, after Dobaaraa and Dibakar Banerjee’s LSD 2.

U-Turn is a thriller film written, produced, and directed by Pawan Kumar. The plot revolves around the death of motorists who break a traffic rule at a particular flyover in Bangalore and subsequent pinning down of the culprit by an intern journalist and police inspector duo.


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