Alia Bhatt will play the lead in 2 States opposite Arjun Kapoor.
The movie is co-produced by both Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala. The film is based on the bestselling novel by Chetan Bhagat on the story of a Punjabi boy who falls in love with a Tamil girl and gets into a regional/culture clash. Arjun Kapoor made his debut this year with Ishaqzaade.
Director is Abhishek Verman. He has earlier worked as a creative director on Karan’s films: My Name Is Khan (2010) and also Student Of The Year.