Mumbai: Author Chetan Bhagat, who has written the screenplay for the upcoming movie '2 States', is excited as the film's next shooting destination is IIM-Ahmedabad, of which he is an alumnus.
"'2 States' - the film, starts shooting its next schedule in IIM Ahmedabad tomorrow (Monday). Real location. Real excitement," Bhagat tweeted Sunday.
Based on his 2009 novel '2 States: The Story of My Marriage', the film is not his first novel to be adapted into a movie.
Recently, he wrote the screenplay for Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che!', an adaptation of his book 'The 3 Mistakes Of My Life'.
Earlier, his bestsellers 'One Night@The Call Centre' and 'Five Point Someone' were made into movies 'Hello' (2008) and '3 Idiots' (2009), respectively.
The film '2 States' is a romantic story of a Punjabi boy who falls in love with a Tamil girl, and the ensuing cultural clash between them and their families.
Directed by Abhishek Verman, '2 States' is being co-produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Karan Johar, Gauri Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
The movie stars Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles.