Alia Bhatt is an Indian-British actress who mainly appears in Hindi films but has recently appeared in her first Hollywood movie. She is one of the most influential actors in Bollywood.
Alia Bhatt Biography
Alia Bhatt was born on 15th March 1993 to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. Her father has Gujarati ancestry and her mother is of Kashmiri Pandit and British German ancestry. Bhatt has an older sister, Shaheen, and two half-siblings, Pooja and Rahul Bhatt. She is cousins to actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri, and producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle.
She attended the Jamnabai Narsee School but dropped out to pursue a career in acting. She holds British citizenship.
Bhatt’s first acting role was in 1999 in her father’s production venture Sangharsh when she was only 5 years old. Her first leading role was in 2012 with Karan Johar’s teen film Student of the Year. In 2014, She featured in Imtiaz Ali’s road film Highway, she also starred in the romantic films 2 States and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Following that, she starred in several other high-grossing movies.
In 2019, Bhatt launched her production company, Eternal Sunshine Productions. that year, she was cast alongside Ranveer Singh in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy, a musical inspired by the life of the street rappers Divine and Naezy. The film premiered at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. In 2022, Bhatt had a brief role in the epic film RRR. The film was the fourth highest-grossing Indian film of all time. She also starred opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Ayan Mukerji’s fantasy film Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva.
Bhatt is set to be cast in her first Hollywood film alongside Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan in the Netflix spy film Heart of Stone.
Alia Bhatt Movies
2012: Student of the Year
2014: 2 States
2014: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
2014: Going Home
2016: Kapoor & Sons
2016: Udta Punjab
2016: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
2016: Dear Zindagi
2017: Badrinath Ki Dulhania Vaidehi Trivedi
2018: Welcome to New York
2019: Gully Boy
2019: Student of the Year 2
2020: Sadak 2
2022: Gangubai Kathiawadi Gangubai Kathiawadi
2022: Darlings (Also producer)
2022: Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva
2023: Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani
2023: Heart of Stone
Bhatt was also featured in 3 music videos; “Prada” by The Doorbeen (featuring Shreya Sharma), and “Smile Deke Dekho” by Amit Trivedi feat. Sunidhi Chauhan, Nakash Aziz
and “Kudi Nu Nachne De” by Vishal Dadlani, Sachin–Jigar
Alia Bhatt Awards/Honors
Bhatt has received a total of 43 awards such as Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Indian Television Academy Awards, and Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards among others. She also has 56 other award nominations.
In 2017, Forbes Asia featured Bhatt in their 30 Under 30 list and their 100 Digital Stars list of 2020. Bhatt has also been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list substantially since 2014.
Other Works/Personal Life
She is also a singer, she performed the playback singing for the song “Sooha Saaha” in Highway. Bhatt also performed on stage at the Filmfare, Screen, and Stardust award ceremonies. She has sung seven of her film songs.
Bhatt is also a celebrity brand ambassador for several brands and products, such as Coca-Cola, Garnier, and Maybelline.
Bhatt is also an entrepreneur and has launched her line of clothing and handbags, she is also the founder of the ecological initiative CoExist.
In 2018, Bhatt and actor Ranbir Kapoor started dating. On 14th April 2022, the two tied the knot in a private ceremony at their apartment in Mumbai. In November 2022, she gave birth to their daughter Raha.
Alia Bhatt Net Worth
Alia Bhatt is reportedly worth $68 million.