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Aleya Sen, the talented filmmaker who captivated audiences with her directorial debut Dil Juunglee in 2018, has continued to leave a lasting impression in the entertainment industry. Not only has she excelled as a producer, with notable works like Badhaai Ho (2018), but she has also made waves in the advertising realm, helming campaigns for top brands. Now, as her highly anticipated next movie, Trial Period, featuring the talented Genelia Deshmukh in the lead role, prepares for its premiere on an esteemed OTT channel, Aleya opens up about the kind of cinema that truly ignites her passion.

Reflecting on Trial Period, Aleya reveals, "The idea for this movie first struck me around 2014, and although it is not my first venture, I believe the timing is perfect for a subject like this to come to light." She further discloses the reasons behind casting Genelia for the lead role, even though the actor is known for being extremely selective and primarily dedicating her time to her family. Aleya explains, "My creative process involves channeling all my energy into writing the script, and then I begin searching for the perfect faces. Genelia was the first actor I approached for this role, and I was pleasantly surprised when she immediately agreed."

Trial Period delves into the story of a single mother who, at the insistence of her son, decides to "rent" a stranger to fill the role of his father. Aleya emphasizes that her primary focus when crafting stories is to spark important conversations. She shares, "Even with my production of Badhaai Ho, which tackled a taboo topic of intimacy and pregnancy among couples over 50, I aimed to initiate a dialogue. Similarly, being a single mother or simply a mother encompasses much more than just packing lunch boxes or overseeing academic studies. I have endeavored to portray the emotional complexities and the limited room for maneuvering until one's child achieves independence in Trial Period."

When asked about the positive shift in recent decades, with women protagonists driving change in the industry, Aleya credits the audience for their evolving acceptance. She states, "I give credit to the audience for becoming more open-minded in the past few years. Additionally, how we connect with the audience is immensely important. In the case of Trial Period, wherever I have screened the movie, people have approached me and shared that they felt as though it was their own personal story unfolding before their eyes."

Commenting on the evolving landscape of cinema, Aleya believes that more filmmakers should focus on real-life issues in their work. She expresses her passion for creating meaningful and multi-layered stories that resonate with her on a personal level. With Trial Period featuring talented co-stars such as Manav Kaul, Shakti Kapoor, and Gajraj Rao, among others, the film is produced by Jyoti Deshpande and is a production by Chrome Pictures, helmed by Hemant Bhandari, Amit Ravindernath Sharma, and Aleya Sen herself. Audiences can look forward to streaming Trial Period on a leading OTT channel starting from July 21 onwards.

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