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Highway's 7 years: Here are few unknown facts about Imtiaz Ali's directorial Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda starrer

First Published Feb 21, 2021, 1:25 PM IST
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Highway stepped into its 7th year, and here are some unknown yet interesting facts about Imtiaz Ali's blockbuster directorial flick.

Imtiaz Ali's directorial flick Highway is a performance-driven and content-driven movie featuring Alia Bhatt as the leading lady and Randeep Hooda. Today, Highway marks its 7th anniversary so let's look back at some unknown facts about the movie made in 2014.

Imtiaz Ali's directorial flick Highway is a performance-driven and content-driven movie featuring Alia Bhatt as the leading lady and Randeep Hooda. Today, Highway marks its 7th anniversary so let's look back at some unknown facts about the movie made in 2014.

Did you Alia Bhatt was not the first choice?
When Imtiaz Ali planned to do this movie, he had thought of taking somebody more senior, have much experience and knows about relationships. The script got in the hand of Alia Bhatt, and this movie proves her depth of acting as she justified it well.

Did you Alia Bhatt was not the first choice?
When Imtiaz Ali planned to do this movie, he had thought of taking somebody more senior, have much experience and knows about relationships. The script got in the hand of Alia Bhatt, and this movie proves her depth of acting as she justified it well.

Stockholm syndrome
The movie talks about Stockholm syndrome. It's a survival strategy where the victim grows fondness of the captivator and develops strong ties with the person even if he harasses, beats and abuses the victim. Alia portrays the victim's character and Randeep Hooda as the captivator. In the end, Alia is seen leaving the house to stay in the mountains.

Stockholm syndrome
The movie talks about Stockholm syndrome. It's a survival strategy where the victim grows fondness of the captivator and develops strong ties with the person even if he harasses, beats and abuses the victim. Alia portrays the victim's character and Randeep Hooda as the captivator. In the end, Alia is seen leaving the house to stay in the mountains.

A remake of a television series
Do you know Imtiaz Ali made half an hour of a Television series in Zee based on this content? This gave him the thinking of making an entire-fledged film.

A remake of a television series
Do you know Imtiaz Ali made half an hour of a Television series in Zee based on this content? This gave him the thinking of making an entire-fledged film.

A film with no songs
Earlier, Imtiaz thought of making a film with no songs, but later, when A R Rahman heard the script, he wanted to be a part of this film and gave the best score ever.

A film with no songs
Earlier, Imtiaz thought of making a film with no songs, but later, when A R Rahman heard the script, he wanted to be a part of this film and gave the best score ever.

Journey gave the story
Imtiaz Ali wrote the script on the way of his journey. To keep it real and raw, he didn't write the script beforehand.

Journey gave the story
Imtiaz Ali wrote the script on the way of his journey. To keep it real and raw, he didn't write the script beforehand.

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