Alia Bhatt is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films . Born in Mumbai, she is the daughter of well-known Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his British-born wife Soni Razdan. Exposed to the show business at a young age, she appeared as a child artist in the movie ‘Sangharsh.’ A few years later, she played one of the main roles in the film ‘Student of the Year’. Directed by Karan Johar, the film was a commercial success, and became one of the highest grossing films of the year. Her performance was praised and she earned a Filmfare Award nomination in the ‘Best Female Debut’ category. She next appeared in the road drama ‘Highway’ where she played the role of a rich girl kidnapped by goons. Her most recent works include the romantic comedy film ‘Badrinath ki Dulhania’ and the espionage thriller ‘Raazi.’ She had a cameo appearance in the film ‘Welcome to New York’. Also a singer, Bhatt has sung a few songs in her films. In addition to her acting and singing career, she launched her own fashion label for the online retailer Jabong.com. With over 51 million followers, Alia Bhatt is quite popular on the photo sharing app Instagram.