Alia Bhatt

15 March 1993 | Pisces

Actress

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt

In a short span of time, Alia has won over people with her versatile roles in films like Highway and 2 States. The actress who has proved her mettle as an actor and singer is one of the most sought-after actresses today.

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21 February 2014Highway
Veera Tripathi

Biography

In a short span of time, Alia has won over people with her versatile roles in films like Highway and 2 States. The actress who has proved her mettle as an actor and singer is one of the most sought-after actresses today. Daughter of director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan, Alia is the half-sister of actress/director Pooja Bhatt and actor Rahul Bhatt. Actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her cousins and producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle. Alia has an elder sister named Shaheen. Bhatt completed her schooling from Mumbai’s Jamnabai Narsee School. She first appeared on screen as a child artist in Sangharsh (1999) and made a grand debut with Karan Johar's Student of the Year (2012). Her portrayal of Shanaya Singhania, a sophisticated teenage girl who is in a relationship with a classmate but is attracted to another, won her nationwide critical acclaim and appreciation. Her next film was Imtiaz Ali's Highway (2014), where she played a lonely girl who develops Stockholm Syndrome after being abducted. Her acting won her the Stardust Award for the Superstar of Tomorrow - female, thus establishing her as an actor with finesse. Next in line were Sajid Nadiadwala's 2 States (2014) and Dharma Productions’ Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) which took her to the zenith of success. In a short span of three years, she has bagged multiple awards and has impressed both audiences and critics. Her upcoming ventures include - Vikas Bahl's Shaandaar (2015), where she plays an insomniac, Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab (2016) and another Dharma production, Shhuddhi, the date of which is yet to be announced. She will also be seen in Shakun Batra's family drama, Kapoor and Sons (2016). Apart from films, Alia has endorsed brands like Coca-Cola, Maybelline and Garnier. She has also lent her voice to two songs from her films - Sooha Sa (Highway) and Samjhawan (Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania). Bhatt has also performed at award ceremonies and has participated in PETA campaigns to raise awareness about homeless animals.

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