Who is Alia Bhatt - one of the most famous actress in India?
Alia Bhatt. Photo: celebsupdate.
Who is Alia Bhatt?
Alia Bhatt is a famous Indian actress who has been popular from for her role of Shanaya Singhania in the Bollywood film Student of the Year (2012). According to the wikibio.in, she is one of the highest-paid Bollywood actresses. Due to her popularity and income, she appeared on the list of Celebrity 100 in Forbes India in 2014 and she also appeared on the list of 30 Under 30 in Forbes Asia.
Early life and Alia Bhatt's education
Alia was born on 15 March 1993 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She was born by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan in Mumbai, India. Her father belongs to a Gujarati-Hindu family, and her mother belongs to a Kashmiri-German-Muslim family. She has an elder sister Shaheen Bhatt who is a writer by profession. She also has a half-sister Pooja Bhatt and a step-brother Rahul Bhatt, who works as a fitness trainer.
Though she hails from a filmy background, she always dreamt of becoming an actress. It is revealed by biographywiki.net that she did her schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai. At the age of 4, she was enrolled in Shiamak Davar’s dancing school. She made her first on-screen appearance in 1999 as a child artist in the Bollywood film Sangharsh, in which she played the role of young Preity Zinta.
Her dream comes true when she got the lead role in Karan Johar’s film Student of the Year. She received several awards for her performances in the Bollywood. She has worked with so many popular actors like Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Rishi Kapoor, Randeep Hooda, Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Ronit Roy, Riteish Deshmukh, Shahid Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh, Ranbir Kapoor. She also works as a model and did numerous modelling assignments. Apart from all that, she has great singing skills.
Alia is known for her stunning looks. During her teenage days, she was a chubby girl and weighed around 65 kgs, but after regular exercise and a strict diet plan, she makes her fit. She is approximately 5’3’’ tall. She has black eyes and light brown hair.
Alia Bhatt in the film "Student of the Year". Photo: Pinterest.
The career of Alia Bhatt
In 2012, she got her first lead role as an actress in the film Student of the Year. She was signed among 400 girls who gave an audition for this film. The director of this film Karan Johar offered her this role, but before that, he told her to lose her weight if she wanted to feature in this film. She was initially shocked when she heard these words from him, but she then accepted this challenge and lost around 16 kg weight in just three months. The film received positive reviews from the audience. She also did many other hit feature films like 2 States (2014), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), Kapoor & Sons (2016), Dear Zindagi (2016), and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017).
Besides being considered as one of the most famous actresses in India, she has also a great voice and sung several famous songs like Sooha Saha of film Highway (2014), Samjhawan Unplugged of film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), Ikk Kudi (Club Mix) of film Udta Punjab (2016), Love You Zindagi (Club Mix) and Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le – 2 of film Dear Zindagi (2016), and Humsafar (Alia’s version) of film Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017).
Trivia about Alia Bhatt
When she was in sixth class, she had an affair with Ramesh Dubey, and when she was in eighth class, she had an affair with her very close friend Ali Dadarkar. There was also a rumored that she had an affair with popular actor Varun Dhawan. As per the reports, she is currently dating businessman Kavin Mittal.
She started dating Ranbir Kapoor during the making of Brahmastra in 2018. Moreover, she also revealed that she had a crush on him, since the age of 11.
|Alia Bhatt on Jabong.com. Photo: shopaholicpals.wordpress.com|
Alia launched her fashion label, and her products are sold on Jabong.com, an online shopping portal.
She also founded the ecological initiative, named, CoExist.
She loves animals and is also a member of the non-profit organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who raise awareness among people about homeless animals.
She suffers from Achluophobia, a fear of darkness.
Alia has excellent painting skills, and to date, she has made several beautiful charcoal paintings.
She always uses men’s perfume instead of using female perfumes.
She doesn’t like candlelight dinner.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Alia Bhatt
1. Does Alia Bhatt drink alcohol?: Yes, according to Starunfolded.
2. She had expressed her desire to become an actress when she was just 2 years old.
3. She was first seen as a child artist in the film "Sanghrash" (1999); starring Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta, in which she played the younger Preity Zinta.
4. She never wanted her debut film to be directed or produced by her father, Mahesh Bhatt.
5. When she was around 15 years, she had screen-tested for Balika Vadhu with Ranbir Kapoor.
6. Earlier, she used to be overweight, but for the demand of a glamorous role in her debut film "Student of the Year" (2012), she lost around 16kg of weight; after getting trained by a personal trainer for three months under a strict diet.
7. She beat 400 girls at the auditions to get the lead role in "Student of the Year".
8. In 2014, she turned singer and sang "Sooha Saaha"; soundtrack in the film "Highway".
9. She is an animal lover and has done campaigning for PETA to raise awareness about homeless animals.
10. Alia is scared of darness, and that's why she sleeps at night with lights on.
Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor Love Story
Actor Alia Bhatt has turned 27 today, March 15. The actor who’s celebrating a quiet birthday due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country is currently busy with the shooting of her upcoming film Brahmastra. The Ayan Mukerji directorial features Ranbir Kapoor opposite her while other prominent names like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy are also playing important roles in the film. With her stunning performances on-screen, Alia has already emerged as one of the most talented and sought-after actors in the country. But, another thing that keeps her in buzz throughout is her relationship with co-star Ranbir.
The Bollywood grapevine is abuzz with the strong rumours of Alia and Ranbir dating each other and everything about these rumours seem true. The kind of bond they seem to share, their chemistry both in front of the camera and off the screen, and their bonding with each other’s families say a lot about the relationship. Last year as well, Ranbir had reportedly celebrated Alia’s birthday at her place inviting her close friends and family members. It was believed that the man himself took care of every tiny detail including the cake, guest’s list and food among other things to make Alia feel special on her birthday. But, how did it all start? How Ranbir, who was dating Katrina Kaif back then, fell in love with Alia?
Alia Bhatt Ranbi Kapoor Love Story and Wedding plans
|Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor|
After Alia starred in Imtiaz Ali‘s Highway, she established herself as a strong performer who was not here to do just the candyfloss cinema – the kind of which she had debuted in. Imtiaz had just given a super successful film – Rockstar with Ranbir Kapoor back then. When the director signed Alia for his next film, it kind of introduced a good friendship between her and Ranbir considering the latter was a good friend of Imtiaz. Both Alia and Ranbir also clicked some photos with Imtiaz and that was the first time the two were seen together in one frame. Also Read - Entertainment News Today, March 14: Shah Rukh Khan Plays a Scientist in Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra Alongside Ranbir Kapoor And Alia Bhatt
A few years went by and Alia’s mentor in the industry, who by the way is also known to play a matchmaker between his actors – Karan Johar – offered a film to them. It was a grand film coming from his Dharma Productions and was being directed by Ayan Mukerji who is one of Ranbir’s closest friends in the industry and had already teamed up with him on Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Brahmastra, as the film is known today, was announced as a grand fantasy drama. The work on the film began in the year 2017. Later, it was revealed that it’s being made into a trilogy starring other big names as well. It is believed that it was on the sets of this film in Bulgaria that the cupid stuck the two.
Alia Bhatt Net Worth: $10 Million
Indian actress Alia Bhatt has acted in over 20 high-grossing Bollywood movies. At least six of the films she has acted in grossed well over $15 million worldwide in opening weeks, Forbes reported. With a huge fan-following in India and overseas, she has been recognized multiple times for her acting, including winning the 2016 Filmfare Award for best Actress. In 2012, she got her first leading role as an 18-year-old in the movie 'Student of The Year'. Bhatt also launched own eponymous fashion-label, for Indian e-commerce portal Jabong.
While Herzindagi said the 27-year-old actress may have been launched by Karan Johar but her work in films like Highway and Raazi impressed all. She has given a number of hits and has proved to be a tough competitor for her contemporaries. As per reports by Republic TV, Alia Bhatt's net worth is between Rs 44 to 72 crores. She is also said to own big cars like Range Rover Evoque, Audi A6, Audi Q5, and BMW 7 series. The actress as per the report charges a whopping Rs 4-5 crores per movie and for each endorsement, she makes Rs 1 crore. For attending events, Alia charges Rs 20 to 30 lakhs.
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