"Alia is phenomenal. She has a great switch-on switch-off ability. She is very hardworking and it is fun working with her because as an actor you feed off each other. She helps you. You pick up on her energy," Angad said in an interview.
"She was born to act. She could not do anything else. There are some people, like how (Sachin) Tendulkar was born to play cricket, Alia was born to be an actor. She is gifted," the 33-year-old actor said.
Angad, who made his debut in Remo D'Souza's F.A.L.T.U, believes that Alia can carry Dear Zindagi on her shoulders as she is a powerful performer.
"Some people work hard, some are just talented. Alia has got that. She is unique. She carried Highway, now she will carry this film. Every film after Student Of The Year, especially after Highway and Udta Punjab, you can't get eyes off her," he added.
Shah Rukh will reportedly help Alia navigate her life and relationships in the film. Aditya Roy Kapur, Ali Zafar and Kunal Kapoor also star in the movie.
When asked if he will share screen space with Shah Rukh, Angad said, "That I can't answer. But I know it is going to be a good film. I really liked English Vinglish. Gauri is very rooted and a simple person."
Meanwhile, the actor is awaiting his next release Pink starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu.
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