Ahead of the film’s release last week, Anushka Sharma hosted a special screening of her second home production Phillauri in Mumbai for her close friends in the industry. The screening was a star-studded affair with many B-town celebs making an appearance like Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha and Kriti Sanon to name a few. Anushka’s co-star of many films, Shah Rukh Khan also attended the screening for the film.
Alia Bhatt tweeted: “#Phillauri is such a lovely unique film!!!With such honest performances from the whole cast!!! @AnushkaSharma you are such an inspiration”
Set in Phillaur, Punjab, the Anshai Lal directorial tells the story of Kanan, played Suraj Sharma, who is persuaded by his friends and family to marry a tree to ward off the bad luck afflicting his love life. To Kanan’s surprise, this awakens an ancient tree spirit Shashi, played by Anushka Sharma.
Phillauri is in cinemas now: