Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Author Chetan Bhagat, who has written the screenplay for the upcoming movie “2 States”, is excited as the film’s next shooting destination is IIM-Ahmedabad, of which he is an alumnus.
“‘2 States’ – the film, starts shooting its next schedule in IIM Ahmedabad tomorrow (Monday). Real location. Real excitement,” Bhagat tweeted Sunday.
Based on his 2009 novel “2 States: The Story of My Marriage”, the film is not his first novel to be adapted into a movie.
Recently, he wrote the screenplay for Abhishek Kapoor’s “Kai Po Che!”, an adaptation of his book “The 3 Mistakes Of My Life”.
Earlier, his bestsellers “One [email protected] Call Centre” and “Five Point Someone” were made into movies “Hello” (2008) and “3 Idiots” (2009), respectively.
The film “2 States” is a romantic story of a Punjabi boy who falls in love with a Tamil girl, and the ensuing cultural clash between them and their families.
Directed by Abhishek Verman, “2 States” is being co-produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Karan Johar, Gauri Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
The movie stars Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles.