Alia Bhatt – Bollywood star actress

Alia Bhatt is a Bollywood actress and playback singer. She marked her acting debut with Karan Johar’s Student of the year in 2012, and since then delivered hits one after another. Currently she is one of top paid actresses of Bollywood who achieved stardom in her early 20s. Her natural acting skills have also helped her to deliver some of finest Bollywood performances of the recent times, and her each acting role is unique.

Born as the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan, she appeared as a child artist in 1999 movie, Sangursh. As an adult actress she attended the audition for Student of the year and grabbed the lead role. She also lost a few pounds to grab the role. After giving remarkable performances in Highway, 2 States and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, she delivered three hits in 2016 – Kapoor & Sons, Dear Zindagi and Udta Punjab and rose to stardom at the age of only 23. Raazi, Gully Boy and Badrinath Ki Dulhania are other major hits of her career. She received Filmfare award for best actress for Udta Punjab and Filmfare Critics’ choice award for Highway.

Alia Bhatt – Some interesting facts

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt – One of the most loved screen couples of present-day Bollywood

1. She holds British Indian nationality and owns British citizenship.

2. Her paternal grandfather Nanabhai Bhatt was a Gujarati filmmaker and many of her family members and relatives are closely related to films. Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle.

3. Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt are her half-siblings. Mohit Suri, Emraan Hashmi, Milan Luthria and Dharmesh Darshan are her cousins.

4. She is the youngest member of Bhatt family who works in movies right now, yet the most successful one.

5. Alia has briefly dated her co-star Siddharth Malhotra, with whom she has worked in two hit movies. 

6. She loves painting with charcoal during leisure time.

7. She along with her sister Shaheen was brought up as atheists by their father.

8. She is very fond of cold beverages, and also loves yogurt.

9. Among all actors, her pairing with Varun Dhawan is most popular right from their debut film together. They together delivered blockbusters such as The Student of the Year, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya, and Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, and also multi-starrer Kalang.  

10. Bobby Deol – Twinkle Khanna, Abhishek Bachchan – Kareena Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor – Sonam Kapoor, Varun Dhawan – Alia Bhat, Ishaan Khatter – Jhanvi Kapoor – The list is so long where the star kids were launched to Bollywood as lead pairs in the recent past, and in most these cases these actors went on to establish their careers in Bollywood. Among all such star kids, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhat who were casted together in The Student of the Year makes a rare pair who never struggled in Bollywood career till now.

Her breakthrough roles in Udta Punjab and Dear Zindagi released in 2016 established her as a successful actress. A screen shot from ‘Dear Zindagi’ .

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