New Delhi: Alia Bhatt has received tremendous acclaim for her performances in noteworthy films such as Gangubai Kathiawadi, Raazi, Gully Boy, and the upcoming Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. While enjoying the success of her movies, Alia has consistently demonstrated her awareness of the privilege she possesses. She acknowledges that it has been comparatively easier for her to obtain opportunities compared to others in the industry. In a recent interview, the actress reflected on her parents’ struggles, Soni Razdan and Mahesh Bhatt, who faced their own challenges and hardships during their careers. Alia Bhatt noted that their struggles were essential in reaching a point where she could now benefit from their privilege.
Alia Bhatt about Mahesh Bhatt
During a conversation with Elle US, Alia Bhatt shed light on the lesser-known struggles of her father, Mahesh Bhatt, alongside his established success. She revealed that there was a time when he faced a series of failures in his career, dealt with financial hardships, and battled addiction to alcohol. However, Mahesh Bhatt ultimately overcame his addiction and experienced numerous ups and downs in his life and profession. Alia emphasized that her parents’ journey was filled with challenges that paved the way for her to enjoy their privilege. She expressed her gratitude for the opportunities she has received, stating that even if her acting career took a downturn in the future, she would always recognize and appreciate the great chances she had been given without complaint.
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Alia Bhatt also shared insights into her mother Soni Razdan’s journey, highlighting that she started from a humble background and faced uncertainties about her success in the film industry. Soni Razdan had no prior connections to the film world and had to audition at theaters, film studios, and television studios. Additionally, her proficiency in Hindi was limited, which added to the challenges she faced. Although Soni Razdan did not achieve mainstream heroine status, she dedicated herself to hard work and remained committed to her craft. Alia expressed that her mother never hesitated to take up any acting opportunity that came her way, regardless of the scale or nature of the role.
Alia Bhatt’s Work Front
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Alia Bhatt is all set for her upcoming projects in the film industry. She recently announced her film Jigra, where she collaborates with Karan Johar as a producer, marking her second venture as a producer. Additionally, Alia is working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s highly anticipated film Baiju Bawra. She has also signed on for an intriguing female spy movie with Yash Raj Films. With these exciting projects in her kitty, Alia Bhatt continues to showcase her versatility and talent in the world of cinema.