Alia Bhatt has emerged as one of the most popular actresses in the Hindi film industry. She made her acting debut in 2012 as Karan Johar’s Student of the Year starring Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra. In the movie, she played Shanaya Singhania and stunned the audience with her amazing performance. Alia has also starred in several movies such as Highway, Raazi, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Dear Zindagi, Udta Punjab, Gangubai Kathiwadi, and others.
However, did you know that Alia auditioned for Student of the Year by reading lines from her actor husband Ranbir KapoorWake Up Sid’s 2009 movie? In a video shared by Dharma Productions’ official YouTube channel in 2015, the actress is seen reenacting the scene where Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranbir first met at a college farewell party. Besides the scene, Alia also performed the song Bahara from Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan’s movie, I Hate Love Story. Karan Johar also heard about Alia, “There was this young girl, right out of school in Mumbai, she seemed very western in her approach and she danced along with Bahara and danced away. I knew there was something about this girl that would connect with India,” it speak.
Check out Alia Bhatt’s Student Of The Year audition:
For Student Of The Year, Alia auditioned with 400 other girls from different cities for the role. In an old interview with PTI, it revealed that she took her test and believes that Alia has an X factor that could work for the movie. Moreover, he also said that he asked Alia to lose a few kilos at that time, and that she trained herself for 3 months and came back slim and ready to face the camera.
Meanwhile, on the work front, the actress will be seen next in Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani and Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor. She will also play the lead role and producer in the black comedy Darlings. Next, she has Jee Le Zara with Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif. Alia is also making her Hollywood debut with Netflix’s international spy thriller Heart of Stone, along with Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan.