Who is Alia Bhatt?
Alia Bhatt is an Indian actress born in Mumbai on 15th March 1993. She is the daughter of famous filmmaker ‘Mahesh Bhatt‘. Alia is best known for playing Shanaya Singhania in Student of the Year (2012), which was also her debut movie in a lead role. Most recently she was seen in the most controversial movie ‘Gangubai Kathiyawadi‘, which won her critics award.
In July 2022, Alia made her debut as a producer from movie Darlings co-produced with Shahrukh Khan’s home banner ‘Red Chillies Entertainment’. She was last seen with Shahrukh in Dear Zindagi. Not just that, Alia has also launched her fashion and clothing brand called ‘Edamama’ which specializes in kids garments.
Alia Bhatt Biography
|Real Name||Alia Bhatt|
|Date of Birth||15 March 1993|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Nationality||Indian and British|
|Height||In Inches – 5’3″ ( 5 Feet 3 Inches)|
In Metre – 1.60 m
In Centimetres – 160 cms
|Weight||In Kilograms – 55 Kgs|
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Religion||Atheist (doesn’t believe in God)|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Current Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Languages Known||Hindi and English|
|School||Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai|
|College Education||Not attended the College, 10th Passed only|
|Hobbies and Favorite Stuff||Singing, Dancing, Travelling, BasketBall, Yoga|
|Favorite Number||Number 8|
|Favorite Musician||A.R Rahman|
|Favorite Filmmakers||Karan Johar and Sooraj Barjatya|
|Favorite Fashion Brands||River Island, Topshop and Edamama|
|Favorite Book||The Fault in Our Stars by John Green|
|Favorite Restaurant(s)||Ellipsis based in Mumbai|
|Favorite Song||Money on My Mind by Sam Smith|
|Favorite Perfume Brand||Bleu De Chanel|
|Favorite Actor(s)||Bollywood – Shahrukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Govinda|
Hollywood – Leonardo DiCaprio
|Favorite Actress(es)||Bollywood – Kareena Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut|
Hollywood – Jennifer Lawrence
|Favorite Movies||Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)|
|Favorite Destination||London (UK) and Himachal Pradesh (India)|
|Food Preference||Vegetarian, loves french fries and curd|
Table of Contents
- Who is Alia Bhatt?
- Alia Bhatt Biography
- Height, Weight and Body Measurements
- Family and Siblings
- Boyfriend, Affairs and Marriage
- Debut and Career
- Awards and Nominations
- Lifestyle and Luxury
- Alia Bhatt House
- Facts about Alia Bhatt
- Income and Net Worth
- Social Media Accounts
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Alia is 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 55 kgs. She has got black hair, black eyes and dimples on her cheek. If we look at her body measurements her breast size is 32, waist is 26 and hips are 32 inches. Although, when she entered into the film industry she was very chubby and weighed over 60 kgs. With proper diet and planning she managed to lose over 16 kgs, which was also one of the conditions when she signed her first film with Karan Johar.
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
|Hips Size||32 inches|
Since Alia has matured a lot, as a person and actor both, she understands the importance of good health and attractive physique. Therefore, she practices yoga every day and takes a balanced diet recommended by her nutritionist.
Family and Siblings
Alia hails from a filmy background, her mother Soni Razdan is an actress cum director and father Mahesh Bhatt is a well known film maker in Bollywood. Soni Razdan was born in England to British-German mother and Kashmiri Pandit father therefore Alia has Indian as well as British Nationalities. Alia has two sisters Shaheen Bhatt (elder real sister) and a half sister ‘Pooja Bhatt’, a well recognised actress we all know her for the film ‘Ye Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi’. She also has a step brother named ‘Rahul Bhatt’ who is a fitness trainer.
If we talk about her extended family and relatives, you will be surprised to know that actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her maternal cousins.
- Alia Bhatt Grandfather (Nana) – Narendra Nath Razdan – Born and Raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Alia Bhatt GrandMother (Nani) – Gertrude Hoelzer – Born and Raised in Birmingham, West Midlands, England.
Boyfriend, Affairs and Marriage
Alia has had several affairs in the past. When she was in 6th standard, she had an affair with classmate Ramesh Dubey. When she was promoted to class 8th, she had a boyfriend named Ali Dadakar.
During her teenage years, there were rumors about Alia and Varun Dhawan’s relationship. Later her name was also linked up with businessman Kavin Mittal and actor Sidharth Malhotra.
Most recently, she dated boyfriend and now husband, Ranbir Kapoor. Alia and Ranbir got married on 14 April 2022 at their Mumbai residence Vastu. On 27th June 2022 Alia announced her pregnancy and shared an image from the hospital. After that, the couple started receiving wishes from their fans and loved ones.
Debut and Career
Alia has been a film maniac since childhood. Only a few people know that Alia has been acting since childhood. Her debut movie as a child actor was Ashutosh Rana’s starrer Sangharsh, released in 1999. Where she played the childhood of Preity Zinta.
At the age of 19, she made her debut as ‘Shanaya Singhania‘ in a lead role in the movie ‘Student of the Year‘, released in 2012. According to the news reports, Alia auditioned along with 500 other girls but Karan Johar selected her. At that time Alia had a lot of weight, therefore Karan asked her to lose a few pounds before commencing the shoot. Which Alia achieved in 3 months, she lost almost 16 kgs for the film.
The movie went well at the box office and Alia was well noticed. After that there was no looking back, she signed several movies like Highway (2016) where she played the victim who got kidnapped in a popular road drama thriller.
After that she did 2 States (2014) with Arjun Kapoor and Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya (2017) with Varun Dhawan. In 2016, Alia did Shahrukh Khan starrer Dear Zindagi, where she played ‘Kaira’ a cinematographer who wanted to direct her own films. The film did well at the box office. Khan and Bhatt both receive a lot of praise for their work.
Later in 2016, Alia did Udta Punjab and Raazi for which she received Filmfare awards for best actress. In 2018, she played an over possessive girlfriend and practicing surgeon in musical drama film Gully Boy, while Ranveer Singh (as Murad) and Siddhant Chaturvedi (as MC Sher) played aspiring rappers.
Most recently Alia Bhatt essayed the role of Gangubai Kathiawadi, for which she received a lot of appreciation from the critics. The movie was produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film was a big hit and did amazingly well at the box office.
Bhatt has several movies lined up for 2022 and 2023. Her upcoming movie Darlings is releasing on 5th August 2022. Which is also her debut movie as a co-producer. Alia’s other movies releasing soon are Brahmastra, Aashiqui 3, Takht, Rocky aur Rani ki Prem Kahani, Jee Le Zaraa.
Alia recently posted on her instagram wall that she is soon marking her english language debut in a major studio film with Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan in Netflix’s international spy thriller ‘Heart of Stone‘.
Apart from acting, Alia has a great passion for singing. Most people don’t that she has sung the following songs:-
- Sooha Saha from movie Highway (2014)
- Samjhawan Unplugged from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014)
- Ikk Kudi club mix from Udta Punjab (2016)
- Love You Zindagi and Ae Zindagi Gale Laga le 2 from Dear Zindagi (2016)
- Humsafar (Alia’s Version) from Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya (2017).
Awards and Nominations
- In 2012, Alia received Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for ‘Highway’.
- In 2016, She received 3 Filmfare Awards for Best Actress for the movie ‘Udta Punjab’.
Lifestyle and Luxury
- Alia owns a fashion and clothing brand called ‘Edamama’ which specializes in kids clothing.
- She owns a lavish house in Juhu, Mumbai.
- Her house’s interior is designed by Vikas Bahl’s wife Richa Bahl.
- Alia owns a bunch of luxury cars like Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, Audi Q7, Audi Q5, Audi 6, BMW 7 Series.
Alia Bhatt House
Alia Bhatt used to stay at Silver Beach Apartments, B- Wing, A.B. Nair Road, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra. After marriage her address got changed and now she stays with Ranbir Kapoor in a lavish apartment in Bandra.
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Facts about Alia Bhatt
- Alia showed interest in acting and singing while rehearsing a choir at Kindergarten.
- After seeing Alia’s interest towards dancing and singing her mother enrolled at Shiamak Davar’s dance academy.
- Alia did her first shoot at the age of 5 in the movie Sangharsh, where she played the childhood of Preity Zinta.
- In an interview, Alia said ‘I don’t remember much about the shoots, I would go to the set for the food’.
- Soni Razdaan raised Alia mostly single handedly because Mahesh Bhatt took least interest in their lives.
- Alia has a fear of Darkness.
- Alia loves animals therefore she joined PETA, an organization that works for the welfare of animals.
- She writes a diary daily.
- She loves painting.
- She is fond of men’s perfume and prefers using it instead of female’s perfume.
- Alia knows various dance forms like Kathak and Ballet.
- She made her debut from the Hindi movie Sangharsh which was his father’s venture.
- Alia’s other venture in ecological space is Coexist.
- She loves sleeping and can sleep for 14 hours in a single stretch.
- She is an Atheist by religion.
- After the tragic death of young actor Sushant Singh Rajput, many people unfollowed her on Instagram over nepotism.
- Alia was featured in Forbes Asia in their 30 under 30 list.
- She is one of the highest paid actresses in India.
Income and Net Worth
As per the data available on public domain, Alia charged approx. 10 Crores for a film back in 2018. And her net worth is estimated to be approx. 25 crore Indian rupees.
Social Media Accounts
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Does Alia Bhatt drink and smoke?
Yes, Alia Bhatt drink and smokes occasionally.
What is the religion of Alia Bhatt?
Alia Bhatt is an Atheist.
Who is the real mother of Alia Bhatt?
Soni Razdan is the real mother of Alia Bhatt.
Is Pooja Bhatt real sister of Alia Bhatt?
No, Pooja Bhatt is a half sister of Alia Bhatt, means she was not born to Soni Razdan.
How old is Alia Bhatt?
Alia Bhatt is 29 years old in December 2022.
What is the date of birth of Alia Bhatt’s daughter?
Alia Bhatt’s daughter was born on 6th November 2022.