After an extended look test with Alia, the team opted to go with a no-makeup look for her. The actress had earlier donned a no-makeup look in films like Highway, Udta Punjab and Raazi.
According to a source, ?It?s a powerful story which leaves a lot of heavy lifting to be done by Alia. For the first schedule, the actress will don a naked look on her face. For the first few days of the shoot, she was ready in 25 minutes speeding up the work on the shoot. They were, in fact, able to finish a lot more scenes than they hoped for before she left for Brahmastra.?
Mahesh Bhatt?s last film as a director was the 1999 Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala starrer Kartoos (Based on Point Of No Return