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Alia Bhatt is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.
The daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan.
she made her acting debut with Karan Johar's romantic comedy Student of the Year.
She subsequently garnered praise for her performances in Imtiaz Ali's road movie Highway and the highly successful romantic comedy 2 States.
Bhatt was born on 15 March 1993, to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. Her father is of primarily Gujarati descent while her mother is of Kashmiri and German ancestry.
Bhatt has one sister, Shaheen and two half-siblings, Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt.
Actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her cousins while producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle.
Bhatt's first acting role was as a child artist in Sangharsh, starring Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta where she played the younger version of Zinta's character.
She had her first leading role in 2012 with Karan Johar's Student of the Year, alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan.
Post her debut, Bhatt performed at several award functions like Filmfare, Screen, and Stardust apart from at an international event in Hong Kong with Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra.
She also performed at a special event alongside Dhawan, Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor and Huma Qureshi to raise funds for the flood-affected victims of Uttarakhand.
Bhatt is the ambassador of popular brands such as Coca-Cola, Garnier and Maybelline.
Amala had changed her on-screen name to Anakha, on director Samy's insistence, who cited that another actress, Amala had already made her name popular. However, after the failure of Sindhu Samaveli, she reverted to her birth name since she felt that the replacement had brought her bad luck.