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Upcoming film Shiddat has been in the news for its rumoured star cast since a while, but ace designer Manish Malhotra recently confirmed the rumours in an interview.

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Shiddat is a period film, directed by Abhishek Verman of 2 States fame, and is set in the time period of the partition of the subcontinent. “I am very excited to be starting this new period film for my favourite Alia, it is a period film of a period I feel close to, It is during partition between 1945 to 1947,” ace designer Manish Malhotra told an Indian publication. The famous designer confirmed the cast of the film, which includes Aditya Roy Kapoor along with Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sri Devi and Sanjay Dutt.

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What cinemagoers are excited about is to see veteran actors Sri Devi and Sanjay Dutt come together after a long hiatus of 25 years! The two last starred together in Mahesh Bhatt’s Gumrah.

2 States was well directed and made for a fun watch, lets see if Abhishek Verman is able to work the same magic for this grand production.