10 Years of Alia Bhatt: Bollywood actress' transformation from SOTY to Darlings | PICS

10 Years of Alia Bhatt: In a decade, Alia Bhatt has transformed herself with films like Highway, Raazi, Udta Punjab and most recently Gangubai Kathiawadi and Darlings. Let's take a look at Alia Bhatt's transformation as an actress here.

vaishali-jain Written By: Vaishali Jain [Published on: October 19, 2022 14:22 IST]
  • 10 Years of Alia Bhatt: In a decade, Alia Bhatt has grown so much and her transformation as an actor has been unprecedented. When she made her Bollywood debut with Student of the Year, little was expected from her. However, with spectacular film choices like Highway, Raazi, Udta Punjab and most recently Gangubai Kathiawadi and Darlings, the actress has come a long way. Let's take a look at Alia Bhatt's transformation as an actress here:
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    10 Years of Alia Bhatt: In a decade, Alia Bhatt has grown so much and her transformation as an actor has been unprecedented. When she made her Bollywood debut with Student of the Year, little was expected from her. However, with spectacular film choices like Highway, Raazi, Udta Punjab and most recently Gangubai Kathiawadi and Darlings, the actress has come a long way. Let's take a look at Alia Bhatt's transformation as an actress here:
  • Student of the Year: For her debut film, Alia Bhatt channelled her diva. For the Karan Johar film, the Bollywood newbie sported Manish Malhotra's glittery lehenga and started multiple fashion trends. While she did not impress the audience with her audience then, she did establish herself as a rising star.
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    Student of the Year: For her debut film, Alia Bhatt channelled her diva. For the Karan Johar film, the Bollywood newbie sported Manish Malhotra's glittery lehenga and started multiple fashion trends. While she did not impress the audience with her audience then, she did establish herself as a rising star.
  • Highway: With Highway, Alia changed the way the audience looks at her. She grew as an actor and the film was both critically and commercially acclaimed. That the actress won multiple awards, including the best actress in both popular and critics categories.
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    Highway: With Highway, Alia changed the way the audience looks at her. She grew as an actor and the film was both critically and commercially acclaimed. That the actress won multiple awards, including the best actress in both popular and critics categories.
  • Shaandaar: After giving hits like 2 States and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Alia was seen sharing screen space with Shahid Kapoor in Shaandaar. But the audience wanted more from the actress. They wanted her to see in more meaty characters and ence the film didn't work at the box office.
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    Shaandaar: After giving hits like 2 States and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Alia was seen sharing screen space with Shahid Kapoor in Shaandaar. But the audience wanted more from the actress. They wanted her to see in more meaty characters and ence the film didn't work at the box office.
  • Udta Punjab: Three years into the industry, Alia decided to experiment and went de-glam for her role in Udta Punjab. She tanned her skin and took dialect training for her role as a girl from a small town in Bihar. The role was much appreciated and so was her song, 'Ik Kudi'.
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    Udta Punjab: Three years into the industry, Alia decided to experiment and went de-glam for her role in Udta Punjab. She tanned her skin and took dialect training for her role as a girl from a small town in Bihar. The role was much appreciated and so was her song, 'Ik Kudi'.
  • Badrinath Ki Dulhania: Once again, Alia paired up with Varun Dhawan and together the two gave a blockbuster, Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Clearly their fans love their chemistry and their comfort with one another on screen was palpable.
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    Badrinath Ki Dulhania: Once again, Alia paired up with Varun Dhawan and together the two gave a blockbuster, Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Clearly their fans love their chemistry and their comfort with one another on screen was palpable.
  • Raazi: It was high time that Alia shoulders a film and she got the opportunity with Raazi. Inspired by Harinder Sikka's 2008 novel Calling Sehmat, a true account of an Indian Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent, the film again received appreciation for Alia's performance.
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    Raazi: It was high time that Alia shoulders a film and she got the opportunity with Raazi. Inspired by Harinder Sikka's 2008 novel Calling Sehmat, a true account of an Indian Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent, the film again received appreciation for Alia's performance.
  • Gully Boy: Even though Alia had a strong role to play in the film, every time she was on the screen, the actress made the scene memorable. The story was not about her, but her performance was a memorable one for the audience.
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    Gully Boy: Even though Alia had a strong role to play in the film, every time she was on the screen, the actress made the scene memorable. The story was not about her, but her performance was a memorable one for the audience.
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi: Giving 2022, one of its most successful films was Alia Bhatt. As she turned into a strict madam of Kamathipura, Alia won hearts. She was lauded both nationally and internationally, making her name being recognised as one of the best actresses in the country.
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    Gangubai Kathiawadi: Giving 2022, one of its most successful films was Alia Bhatt. As she turned into a strict madam of Kamathipura, Alia won hearts. She was lauded both nationally and internationally, making her name being recognised as one of the best actresses in the country.
  • RRR: SS Rajamouli's magnum opus with Ram Charan and Jr NTR in the lead, the film is the second highest Indian film and Alia makes a starry appearance in it.
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    RRR: SS Rajamouli's magnum opus with Ram Charan and Jr NTR in the lead, the film is the second highest Indian film and Alia makes a starry appearance in it.
  • Darlings: Donning producer's hat, the actress took another job for the film and was successful. The film won the audience and went on to become one of the most watched films on Netflix.
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    Darlings: Donning producer's hat, the actress took another job for the film and was successful. The film won the audience and went on to become one of the most watched films on Netflix.
  • Heart of Stone: Alia is all set to make her Hollywood debut with Heart of Stone. The upcoming American spy action thriller film directed by Tom Harper stars Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan.
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    Heart of Stone: Alia is all set to make her Hollywood debut with Heart of Stone. The upcoming American spy action thriller film directed by Tom Harper stars Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan.