Flaunting the adorable dimples and making her way straight to the audiences’ heart, Alia Bhatt made her debut with Karan Johar’s Student Of the Year. The actor is here to rule, which she has established by the success rate of her movies. The diva’s journey is as fascinating as it can ever be. While she was hailed as a nepotism product, trolled for her general knowledge, Alia was busy giving a fitting reply to all the haters through her versatile acting prowess and captivating hot looks. In seven years of the Bollywood journey, the 25-year-old actor has given one hit after the other. Here is a list of five films that prove Alia, ‘the prolific actor of this generation’. Movies to Watch This Week: Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt’s Gully Boy, Rajshri’s Hum Chaar
Imtiaz Ali directorial Highway gave Alia a fresh new face of brilliance. The Indian road drama masterpiece portrayed the actor as a young woman who gets abducted and is held captive for ransom. Gorgeously essayed the role of a virtuous young girl, the rising superstar proved that she is here to sway. Bankrolled by Sajid Nadiadwala, the movie also starred Randeep Hooda.
2. 2 States
Based on the Chetan Bhagat novel ‘2 States’, the film brought a revolution to college romance. The chirpy young girl and a studious boy, who fall in love, but separated due to family differences - nothing that we have not seen before. However, Alia nailed it with her gorgeous looks and impeccable. Also starring Arjun Kapoor, the film was helmed by Dharma Productions and directed by Abhishek Verman.
3. Udta Punjab
A migrant labourer finds herself ringed by drug abuse and sexual molestation. Her struggles gave the audience the chills as the role was efficiently portrayed by the emerging star Alia. Co-starring Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh, the movie essayed the darker side of the state of Punjab. While everyone gave their power-packed performance, Alia’s dedication stood out. Released in 2016, the movie was directed by Abhishek Chaubey.
4. Dear Zindagi
With Dear Zindagi, Alia climbed another step on the ladder of success. The happy-go-lucky chirpy girl who silently suffers depression and anxiety, is pulled up from the hell hole by a psychiatrist. The movie normalised the delusions of seeking help for mental health. Shah Rukh Khan, donning the role of a handsome psychiatrist, made the audiences realise that it is okay to be ‘not okay’. While Alia, on the other hand, gave another brilliant performance of her B-town career.
The actor took our breaths away with Raazi. Essaying the role of Sehmat Khan, an undercover RAW agent, is married to a Pakistani family to dig out some valuable piece of information from the enemies. Audiences accepted Alia as the young girl who changed the face of the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. Starring opposite to Vicky Kaushal, Raazi became a huge box-office hit and entered the 100 crore club. Released in 2018, the movie was directed by Meghna Gulzar.
Well, Alia is all set to deliver yet another masterpiece co-starring Ranveer Singh. Yes, you heard it right! Two of the most versatile actors of the Bollywood fraternity are coming together to raise the audience expectations. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy is slated to hit the theatres on the Valentine's Day, i.e., February 14, 2019. Our suggestion would be to go book your tickets for one of the most exciting projects of the year!