Alia Bhat Biography and Career
Alia Bhatt, some pronounce it Alia Bhat is a British actress of Indian descent who predominantly works in Hindi language films. She was born on 15 March 1993. Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt is her father and actress Soni Razdan is her mother. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Actress Alia Bhat so read the article till the end.
She has received several accolades including four Film fare Awards. One of India’s highest-paid actresses, she has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014 and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2017. Currently she is pregnant and recently started her new startup edamama maternity wear.
Alia Bhat is a famous television and film celebrity and she worked in so many movies, this biography article is incomplete without talking about her films and shows. So here you will gain info about her films and projects.
In 2012 Bhatt had her first leading role in 2012 with Karan Johar’s teen film Student of the Year, alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan. She auditioned alongside 500 girls and was cast after losing 16 kg.
She played a sophisticated teenage girl involved in a love triangle. Student of the Year grossed ₹960 million (US$12 million) at the box office, becoming a commercial success.
Dismayed by the critical response to Student of the Year, Bhatt was keen to play a better role. Following a year-long absence from the screen, similar to that of co-stars Malhotra and Dhawan, she found it in Imtiaz Ali’s film Highway in 2014, starring as a lonely teenage girl who develops Stockholm syndrome after being abducted. She took diction lessons to improve her Hindi, and was challenged by the emotional and physical requirements of the part. Continuing her collaboration with Johar’s company, Dharma Productions, Bhatt starred in the romantic films 2 States and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania both in 2014.
In 2019 Bhatt launched her own production company named Eternal Sunshine Productions in early 2019. Her first appearance that year was opposite Ranveer Singh in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy, a musical inspired by the life of the street rappers Divine and Naezy.
Bhatt has performed playback singing for the song “Sooha Saaha” in Highway (2014). A. R. Rahman, the composer of the film, invited her to his music school to undergo training. In 2014, she sang the unplugged version of the song “Samjhawan”, for the composers Sharib-Toshi, in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. In 2016, she sang an alternate version of the song “Ikk Kudi”, for the soundtrack of Udta Punjab, with her co-star Dosanjh.
In addition to acting in films, Bhatt has launched her own line of clothing and handbags, and is the founder of the ecological initiative CoExist.
Short biography of Alia Bhat
Alia Bhatt was born on 15 March 1993 into the Bhatt family to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. Her father is of Gujarati descent and her mother is of Kashmiri Pandit and British German ancestry. She holds British citizenship.
She has an elder sister, Shaheen, and two half-siblings, Pooja and Rahul Bhatt. Actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her paternal cousins, while producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle. Bhatt was educated at the Jamnabai Narsee School but dropped out from her 12th to pursue a career in acting.
After making her acting debut as a child in the 1999 thriller Sangharsh (1999), in which she briefly played the younger version of Preity Zinta’s character. She played her first leading role in Karan Johar’s teen film Student of the Year in 2012.
She won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for playing a kidnapping victim in the road drama Highway in 2014, and went on to establish herself with starring roles in several films produced by Johar’s studio Dharma Productions, including the romances 2 States in 2014 and Badrinath Ki Dulhania in 2017, and the coming-of-age drama Dear Zindagi.
In 2018, Bhatt began dating actor Ranbir Kapoor, her co-star in Brahmāstra (2022). She married him on 14 April 2022 in a private ceremony at their apartment in Mumbai. In June 2022, the couple announced Bhatt was pregnant.
Random biography facts about Alia Bhat
Forbes Asia has featured Bhatt in their 30 Under 30 list of 2017 and in their 100 Digital Stars list of 2020. She has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014, peaking at the eighth position in 2019. That year, the magazine estimated her annual income to be ₹592 million (US$7.4 million) and listed her as the highest-paid actress in the country.
Bhatt won three Filmfare Awards for Best Actress for playing a Bihari migrant in the crime drama Udta Punjab (2016), an undercover spy in the thriller Raazi (2018), and the volatile girlfriend of an aspiring rapper in the musical drama Gully Boy (2019). Following two poorly received films, she gained praise for playing the titular role in Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022).
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