Alia Bhatt is an Indian Bollywood actress who gained fame when she debuted on the silver screen in the lead role in 2012 in the teen drama film called Student of the Year.
Alia Bhatt and her birth, citizenship, and family
Alia Bhatt belongs to a famous family of India. She is the daughter of world-renowned director and producer Mahesh Bhatt. Her mother Soni Razdan is also an actress. She has an elder sister named Shaheen and two paternal half-siblings namely Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt. Mukesh Bhatt is her paternal uncle and Imran Hashmi and Mohit Suri are her cousins. Her paternal grandfather was Nanabhai Bhatt.
She has a mixed ethnicity-her father is Gujarati while her mother is Kashmiri and German in descent. Alia holds a British citizenship. She has studied at the Jamnabai Narsee High School and started as a child artist.
Alia Bhatt and her acting career/net worth
Alia was cast in the year 1999 in movie Sangharsh which had Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta in the lead roles. She portrayed the younger version of Preity Zinta.
Her debut in the lead and adult role was in Student of the Year which was produced by Karan Johar and released in 2012, It was a hit and she soon became known for her acting skills. She received a number of accolades and words of appreciation for it.
Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama wrote:
“Alia’s role is reminiscent of Kareena Kapoor in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Stylish, classy, born with a silver spoon, she’s someone who loves to flaunt not just her clothes and bags, but also her riches. Extremely photogenic, Alia makes a super-confident debut.”
Her 2014 film releases: Highway (won awards), 2 States, and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania cemented her fame and she was here to stay. She went on to get great offers and performed all of the roles well. Her fame rose after 2016 when she was cast in Dear Zindagi and Udta Punjab. This was followed by Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Her latest venture called Raazi was also highly appreciated and talks about the incident during the 1971 conflict between India and Pakistan. She has several upcoming projects and they all look amazing. She is also involved in singing and philanthropy. She is one of the highest paid actresses in the film industry and Forbes has placed her in position 21 on the top 100 list in 2017. She has a handsome annual income and her net worth is $ 4 million.
Alia is not married but she has been linked with her co-stars Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra. She probably is in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor at the moment. Pictures of the two together are hitting the tabloids. They are to marry in 2020, it is said.
Alia has a height of 5 feet and 3 inches and a weight of 54 kg. Her figure stats are 33-26-34 inches. She has black hair and eyes. She is active on the social media with a huge fan following. She has 24 m fans on her Instagram and Twitter is similarly oversubscribed.