The after movie adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s book is one of his most popular works -‘2 States: The Story of My Marriage’, popularly known as 2 States. The story in 2 States, is essentially a humorous take on the challenges faced by a couple in love, coming from two different religions and cultures of the country, in trying to convince their parents and seek their approval to get married.

2 States Movie: The Initial Choices

At first it was decided that the lead role in the movie adaptation of 2 States was to be played by Saif Ali Khan and the film was to be directed by Siddharth Anand. However, the project got called off for various reasons. Later, it was announced that leading producer Sajid Nadiadwala was considering putting the project back on track, with the Badshah of Bollywood, Sharukh Khan and the South Indian superstar Asin in respective male and female lead roles. The two states movie was supposed to be directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, but sadly, neither of the lead actors and nor the director finalise or accept the offer.

2 States: The Final Decisions

It was finally announced that the film was going to be jointly produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar, with the direction of a newbie – Abhishek Varman (Assistant director of the film ‘My Name is Khan’), and starring in the lead roles will be upcoming superstar Arjun Kapoor of ‘Ishaqzaade’ fame, and Alia Bhatt fresh from the success of her recent work, ‘Highway’.

2 States The Film

The two states movie is one of the most hyped and talked about films of 2014, and more because of the novels huge reach and success. For the movie, the audience can expect a nice light and entertaining romantic comedy with a healthy bit of drama. The 2 states movie trailer which was launched in February, went viral on YouTube in just few hours of its release and received huge appreciation and praise.

For a quick sneak peek of the 2 states movie trailer, in case you have missed it, catch it here!

The fresh pairing of Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt is one of the main highlights and attractions of the film, especially after their sizzling chemistry in the trailer of the film, and also in 2 states movie images that have flooded the internet. The film is about a Punjabi boy from Delhi, played by Arjun Kapoor and a Tamil girl, played by Alia Bhatt – how they meet at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and eventually fall in love with each other, the problems they face from there on in bringing their parents together and convincing them.The film posters are catching everyone’s attention, and are present at every cinema hall and multiplexes.


2 States: The Fashion in the Film

In almost every scene at the college campu, Alia Bhatt is seen wearing ghagras paired with either kurtis or simple tops and are also seen in some of the 2 states movie images and posters seen on the internet. Arjun Kapoor is seen dressed casually in jeans and simple shirts and full sleeved t-shirts in the film 2 states.


A poster with the actors in casual yet attractive clothes in shades of blue.


Here Alia Bhatt is seen wearing a green kanjivaram saree with jhumkas that give her an authentic look of a true Tamilian.


Arjun Kapoor has managed to achieve a geeky look with by sporting spectacles, and a light stubble. The look has suited the actor, and he is looking quite good in this get up.

Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor look good together on-screen, and hence have sparked off rum ours about dating each other, be it from stills from the film or in posters.

The movie 2 States has been much talked about and has gathered quite a craze mainly from the youth of the nation. The only thing left to see is whether, it manages to live up to its hype or not – only time will tell!

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