Pooja wants Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor for next

By Hindustan Times

Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt is keen to remake her own film Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi with sister Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in the lead. The 1991 film Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi was directed by Mahesh Bhatt and featured Pooja Bhatt and Aamir Khan in the lead.

"I would love to remake Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi with Alia and Ranbir Kapoor in the lead. I think if there is anyone who could take my place in that film, then it is Alia. And as far as Aamir's character is concerned I think Ranbir is the best choice," Pooja told PTI.

"I am dreaming about this. It is my dream to cast them," she said.

In Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi Pooja played the role of a daughter of a rich shipping tycoon – Anupam Kher, while Aamir Khan played a reporter.

Meanwhile, Alia is making her debut in Bollywood with Karan Johar's directorial venture Student of the Year.

In this film, Alia stars opposite newcomers Siddharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan, son of director David Dhawan. The film produced by Karan Johar and co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan, releases on October 19.

Pooja is elated looking at the first trailer of 'Student of the Year' and is all praises for Alia.

"Alia is fabulous. We are happy that she is making her debut with a film like 'Student of the Year’. We have seen the trailer and it is amazing, Alia looks brilliant. Looking at it I feel a new star is born," Pooja said.

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