In this episode of Inside A Scene, Abhishek Chaubey, the writer and director of the 2016 film Udta Punjab, takes us behind the moment where Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor’s characters, Mary Jane and Tommy Singh, meet for the first time. It’s a heartbreaking scene where we see Mary Jane protecting Tommy from a bunch of goons before having an emotional breakdown. Watch Chaubey explain how Alia prepared for the big scene – from getting the Bihari dialect right, to learning how to wield a hockey stick – and why Shahid ended up getting punched during the shoot.


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