Alia Bhatt, a British actress of Indian descent, predominantly works in Hindi films. The Bollywood Actress known for her portrayals of women in troubling circumstances, she has received several accolades, including a National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards.
She is one of India’s highest-paid actresses.
Early Life nad Upbringing
Alia Bhatt was born on 15 March 19931 in India. She was born into the Bhatt family1 to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and British 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. She was educated at the Jamnabai Narsee School but dropped out of her twelfth grade to pursue acting.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Alia Bhatt|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Shanaya, Safeena, Sehmat, Gangubai|
|Date of Birth||15 March 1993|
|Age (as of 2023)||30 years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Current Address||Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||High School Dropout|
|Hobbies and Interests||Singing, Listening to Music, Yoga, Travelling, Cooking|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook Instagram Twitter|
|Wikipedia Profile link||wikipedia|
|IMDb Profile link||imdb|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||33-26-34 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5’3’’ (160 cm)|
|Weight in kg, lbs||55 kg (121 lbs)|
|Hair Colour||Light Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Natural glow, Pataka tattoo on the backside of her neck|
|Tattoos||Written “Pataka” in Hindi on the backside of her neck|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Alia Bhatt is married to the actor Ranbir Kapoor, with whom she has a daughter. 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.
|Spouse – Husband||Ranbir Kapoor|
|Children||Baby Girl (born on 6 November 2022)|
|Siblings||Shaheen Bhatt (elder sister), Pooja Bhatt (half-sister), Rahul Bhatt (step-brother)|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Ramesh Dubey, Ali Dadarkar, Varun Dhawan, Kavin Mittal, Sidharth Malhotra|
|Significant Relationships||Karan Johar (mentor), Emraan Hashmi and Mohit Suri (paternal cousins), Mukesh Bhatt (uncle)|
Rise to Stardom
After making her acting debut as a child in the 1999 thriller Sangharsh, she played her first leading role in Karan Johar’s teen film Student of the Year (2012).
She won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for playing a kidnapping victim in the road drama Highway (2014), and went on to establish herself with starring roles in several romantic films produced by Johar’s studio Dharma Productions.
Debut Film -Student of the Year
Successful Films – Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Bhatt won four Filmfare Awards for Best Actress for playing a victim of drug abuse in the crime drama Udta Punjab (2016), an undercover spy in the thriller Raazi (2018), a possessive girlfriend in the musical drama Gully Boy (2019), and the titular prostitute in the biopic Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022).
The last of these also earned her the National Film Award for Best Actress. She expanded to film production with the black comedy Darlings (2022), and had further commercial success in the fantasy film Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva (2022) and the romantic comedy Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani (2023).
|Debut Film||Student of the Year (2012)|
|Notable Roles||Highway (2014), Udta Punjab (2016), Raazi (2018), Gully Boy (2019), Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022)|
|Recent Films – New Movies||RRR (2023)|
|Upcoming Films||Darlings, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani|
|Popular Television Series||N/A|
|Awards and Achievements||Over 50 awards including 5 Filmfare Awards for Best Actress and 1 Best Actress (Critics) for Highway (2014)|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Coca-Cola, Garnier, Maybelline, Cornetto, Caprese, Frooti, Lux, MakeMyTrip, etc|
|Philanthropy/Charity Work||Co-founded Coexist campaign for animal welfare, supported Nanhi Kali project for girl child education, participated in various fundraisers and awareness campaigns for social causes|
|Professional Associations||Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, co-owner of Eternal Sunshine Productions|
|Training and Education||Completed high school from Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai, attended acting workshops by Barry John and Aamir Khan|
|Production Company||Eternal Sunshine Productions|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Highway, States, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Udta Punjab, Dear Zindagi, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Raazi, Gully Boy, Gangubai Kathiawadi|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Highway, Udta Punjab, Raazi, Gully Boy|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs 557 crores or USD 68.1 million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs 15 crores or USD 2 million|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs 5 crores or USD 0.7 million|
|Sponsorship Deal||Coca-Cola, Garnier, Maybelline, Cornetto, Caprese, Frooti, Lux, MakeMyTrip, etc.|
|Business Venture||Ed-A-Mamma (maternity clothing brand), Eternal Sunshine Productions (production house), Nykaa (e-commerce company), StyleCracker (fashion startup), Phool.co (sustainable incense products)|
|Investments||Shares in Nykaa and StyleCracker, mutual funds, fixed deposits, etc.|
|Real Estate Holdings||Two apartments in Juhu worth Rs 32 crores, one apartment in Bandra worth Rs 13.11 crores, one bungalow in Pali Hill worth Rs 32 crores|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||Diamond jewelry, designer bags and clothes, paintings and artworks, etc.|
|Cars Collection||Audi A6, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Range Rover Evoque, BMW 7 Series, Land Rover Freelander 2|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor|
|Favorite Actress||Kareena Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut|
|Favorite Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind|
|Favorite Music Bands||Coldplay, Alt-J|
|Favorite Books||The Fault in Our Stars, Gone Girl|
|Favorite Food||French fries, poha and chaas, rasgulla, moong dal halwa|
|Things s/he like||Being organized, cleaning her ears, nails and feet, watching Friends, reading and writing poetry, smelling her fingers, using men’s perfumes|
|Things s/he dislike||Being messy, people tapping her back, shopping, burpees, lying, dark rooms|
Top 5 Best Films – Alia Bhatt
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Udta Punjab||2016||A victim of drug abuse|
|Raazi||2018||An undercover spy|
|Gully Boy||2019||A possessive girlfriend|
|Gangubai Kathiawadi||2022||The titular prostitute|
|Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani||2023||Lead role|
Controversies – Alia Bhatt
- In 2014, she participated in an extravaganza in Uttar Pradesh’s Saifai village (Saifai Mahotsava organised by Samajwadi Party); at the time when Muzzafarnagar riots took place in Uttar Pradesh.
- After appearing in a chat show “Koffee With Karan,” she was trolled for her lack of general awareness and was labelled as “Beauty without Brains”.
- Her name also appeared in the infamous AIB Roast Scandal.
- She was heavily trolled and criticized for promoting nepotism.
- Alia Bhatt becomes the target of a deepfake video as her face is incorporated into footage of another woman.
Interesting Facts – Alia Bhatt
- Alia Bhatt loves to remain organized, but she’s very messy.
- After a shot gets over, she has a tendency to touch her nose.
- She doesn’t like when people tap her on her shoulder.
- Alia Bhatt can’t shop physically but she’s a great online shopper.
- She has an obsession with cleaning her ears.
- She can’t go without cleaning her nails.
Alia Bhatt’s journey in Bollywood has been nothing short of spectacular. From her debut in Student of the Year to her award-winning performances in films like Udta Punjab and Raazi, she has proven her mettle as an actress time and again.
With her talent and dedication, she has carved a niche for herself in the Indian film industry and continues to inspire many with her performances.