Alia Bhatt is an Indian actress known for her work in the Bollywood film industry. She has established herself as one of the leading actresses of her generation and has received several awards for her performances.
Early Life & Education
Alia Bhatt was born on 15th March 1993 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She comes from a diverse background, with a Gujarati heritage from her father’s side and Kashmiri and German roots from her mother’s side. She completed her schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai and did not pursue higher education, having completed her education up to the high school level. Alia Bhatt identifies as an atheist and turned vegetarian in 2015.
Alia Bhatt started her acting career as a child artist in the film “Sangharsh” in 1999. She made her debut in a lead role in the film “Student of the Year” in 2012. Since then, she has delivered remarkable performances in various films. Alia has also showcased her singing talent through the song “Sooha Saha” in the film “Highway” and ventured into film production with the film “Darlings” in 2022.
Awards & Accolades
Alia Bhatt has been honored with several prestigious awards throughout her career. She has won multiple Filmfare Awards, including the Critics Award for Best Actress for “Highway,” Best Actress Award for “Udta Punjab,” and Best Actress Award for “Gangubai Kathiawadi.” She has also received recognition from The Times of India Film Awards and Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia.
Alia Bhatt has a range of hobbies that include singing, listening to music, practicing yoga, traveling, cooking, and playing the piano. She has unique likes such as smelling her fingers, studying while lying down, playing handball, and sleeping for long hours. However, she dislikes consuming hot food and beverages.
Alia Bhatt has a tattoo written “Pataka” in Hindi on the backside of her neck.
Alia Bhatt has faced controversies during her career. She received criticism for participating in an event in Uttar Pradesh while the Muzaffarnagar riots were taking place in the state. She also faced backlash for her lack of general awareness during an episode of the talk show “Koffee With Karan,” where she couldn’t name the President of India. Additionally, her name was associated with the AIB Roast Scandal, and she received criticism for promoting nepotism in the film industry following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Alia Bhatt got married to actor Ranbir Kapoor on 14th April 2022 in Mumbai. Before her marriage, she was rumored to be in relationships with Ramesh Dubey, Ali Dadarkar, Varun Dhawan, Kavin Mittal, Sidharth Malhotra, and Ranbir Kapoor.
Alia Bhatt is the daughter of renowned filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress-director Soni Razdan. She has a step-brother named Rahul Bhatt, who is a fitness trainer. She also has two sisters: Pooja Bhatt, who is her half-sister, and Shaheen Bhatt, who is her elder sister. Emraan Hashmi and Mohit Suri are her maternal cousins.
Alia Bhatt stands at approximately 160 cm tall and weighs around 55 kg. She has a well-proportioned figure with measurements of 33-26-34. She has captivating black eyes and light brown hair.
Alia Bhatt has diverse preferences when it comes to food, including Poha, Fish, Ragi Chips, French Fries, Rasgulla, Dahi-Chawal, and Moong Dal Halwa. Her favorite snack is Makhana Sev, and she enjoys drinking Chaas. She admires actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Govinda, while her favorite actresses include Kareena Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut. She has a fondness for the film “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and enjoys watching the TV show “Friends.” A.R. Rahman is her preferred musician, and she appreciates filmmakers Sooraj Barjatya and Karan Johar. Red is her preferred color, and she likes fashion labels such as Topshop and River Island. Bleu de Chanel is her favorite scent, and Ellipsis in Mumbai is her preferred restaurant. She enjoys reading “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green and listening to the song “Money On My Mind” by Sam Smith. Alia Bhatt loves cats as pets and finds Himachal Pradesh and London to be ideal destinations. The number 8 holds significance for her, and she enjoys the gym exercise of pullover.
Assets & Liabilities
Alia Bhatt possesses a stylish persona and owns a collection of luxurious cars, including Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, Audi Q7, Audi Q5, Audi A6, and BMW 7-Series. She has also invested in a 2,497 sq ft apartment in the Pali Hill locality of Bandra, Mumbai.
As a successful actress, Alia Bhatt earns a substantial income. Her salary for films was reported to be around $1.342 million (INR 10 crore) per film as of 2018. Her assets include a luxurious apartment in Mumbai, which she purchased for approximately Rs. 37.80 crore. Her estimated net worth is $3.35 million (INR 25 crore) as of 2018.