Bollywood gives a thumbs up to Raazi!
Bollywood queued up to watch Meghna Gulzar's Raazi, starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, on Wednesday, May 9, in Mumbai.
Raazi releases on May 11.
Taapsee Pannu loved the film and made sure to tweet about it: 'It's simply SUPERB! Please open the flood gates at the box office for this one! Rarely a film meets expectations n this is bang on! #Raazi Congratulations @meghnagulzar @karanjohar @vineetjaintimes @aliaa08 @vickykaushal09'
Alia Bhatt waves out.
Alia's parents Soni Razdan and Mahesh Bhatt.
Razdan plays Alia's onscreen mom in the film too.
Nilima Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, Alia's aunt and uncle.
Sakshi Bhatt, Alia's cousin, with fiance Mazahir. They got engaged in March.
Director Meghna Gulzar.
Fatima Sana Shaikh.
Alia's BFF Akansha Ranjan, who visited her in Kashmir during the shoot of Raazi.
Sara Ali Khan.
Dia Mirza with husband Sahil Sangha.
Sahil loved the film and tweeted, 'RAAZI is an absolute must watch! @aliaa08 continues to raise the bar she is just so so special in this masterfully directed film by @meghnagulzar Loved @vickykaushal09 #JaideepAhlawat Bravo @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @DharmaMovies @JungleePictures #AeWatan'
Jackky Bhagnani writes, 'Just saw #raazi and I am speechless . @aliaa08 is just phenomenal. Such a difficult role done with so much ease. She is terrific What a film. A must watch!!!!!@karanjohar'
Director Kabir Khan.
Screenwriter and lyricist Niranjan Iyengar.
Madhu Mantena with wife Masaba Gupta.
Masaba writes about Alia Bhatt: 'Not because I've known her my whole life, but Alia,in her short career span has proved that she will blow your mind & be the bravest actor of her time EVERY SINGLE TIME. Raazi has given me goosebumps & I cant shake it off.'
Rajkumar Hirani gives a thumbs up, and writes, 'Saw #raazi. It's an outstanding film and @meghnagulzar a master storyteller. Watch it for a great story and amazing performances from @aliaa08 @vickykaushal09 and all others. Salutes @JungleePictures @karanjohar'
Director Vikramaditya Motwane with wife Isshika Mohan.
Director Shashank Khaitan with wife Nalini Dutta.
Bhavna Pandey with Chunkey Pandey.
Karan Tacker tweets, 'Watched #Raazi last night, what a powerful film.. outstanding story telling by @meghnagulzar.. and some phenomenal performances from @aliaa08 @vickykaushal09 .. @karanjohar @JungleePictures @DharmaMovies'
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar