Alia to sing `Samjhawan Unplugged` live

IANS| Updated: Jul 01, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

Mumbai: Young actress Alia Bhatt, whose singing talent was first showcased through `Highway`, has now used her vocal skills for a new song, `Samjhawan Unplugged`. She will sing it live here Wednesday.

"Samjhawan Unplugged" is a melodious rendition of Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal`s "Samjhawan" from Alia and Varun Dhawan`s forthcoming movie "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania".

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has produced "Humpty Sharma...", pushed Alia to take her singing a step further with "Samjhawan Unplugged". Now her song is ready to be released Wednesday on select online portals followed by an exclusive video Friday.

She will also stage a special live performance Wednesday in front of a select audience and media. The event will be presented by Varun, to whom Alia has dedicated this song.

"Humpty Sharma...", directed by Shashank Khaitan, is releasing July 11.