Alia Bhatt, the 24- year old millennial who is giving a tough competition to her contemporaries has added another feather in her hat. And this time, she made her entry under the prestigious Forbes Under 30 list. This list comprised of 300 names from Asia, who has made valuable contributions in their respective field.

It is indeed a proud moment for our country as Alia, is the only Bollywood Actress who got her name in this elite list after delivering powerful performances, which is both box-office hit and critically acclaimed. In her just five-years old career, Alia Bhatt has been experimental with her roles in Highway, Udta Punjab and considered as ‘Fashion icon’ among youngsters.

On their website, Forbes described Alia Bhatt’s achievements in following words- ” Indian actress Alia Bhatt has acted in over 20 high-grossing Bollywood movies. At least six of the films she has acted in grossed well over $15 million worldwide in opening weeks. With a huge fan-following in India and overseas, she has been recognized multiple times for her acting, including winning the 2016 Filmfare Award for best Actress. In 2012, she got her first leading role as an 18-year-old in the movie ‘Student of The Year’. Bhatt also launched own eponymous fashion-label, for Indian e-commerce portal Jabong.”

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This is the second achievement in a row, for Badrinath Ki Dulhania fame actress. Alia Bhatt was recently honoured with Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year Award. She was overwhelmed with her achievement and has no regret for ‘losing National Award’. She consoled her fans, saying that ‘she is not going anywhere. There is lot of time’. Alia, the successful and ambitious actress was not the one who will sit back and rejoice the success of her last films, rather she concentrates on ‘being experimental’ with her acting prowess learrning new things in life and lea. In starting of the year, Bhatt announced her sabbatical from films and said that she will be using this time in learning ‘pianos’, ‘kathak’ and concentrate on her acting skills.

Alia Bhatt will soon star opposite Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bacchan in Ayan Mukherji’s ‘Dragon’ and will also be seen in Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully’ opposite Ranvir Singh.

We wish Alia for all her success and future endeavors.

More power to this young and talented lady!

Rituparna is a writer by passion and profession. She is completely a Bollywood movie buff. She loves travelling,photography and reading. An ultimate pizza lover.


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