Alia Bhatt is a British Indian film actress and vocalist who works in Bollywood. Born into the Bhatt family, she is the little girl of movie producer Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. After making her acting debut as a child artist in the 1999 thriller Sangharsh, Bhatt played her first leading part in Karan Johar’s heartfelt dramatization Student of the Year, which procured her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Bhatt set up herself in Bollywood by featuring as the female lead in a few commercially effective movies, including the romantic drama 2 States (2014), the rom-com Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), the drama Kapoor and Sons (2016), the coming-of-age film Dear Zindagi (2016), and the rom-com Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017). She got critical acclaim for portraying extreme characters in road drama Highway (2014), which won her the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress, and the crime drama Udta Punjab (2016), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.