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Alia Bhat has come a long way since her SOTY debut. Check out her character growth.

Alia Bhatt has carved a niche for herself in Bollywood and this powerhouse of talent is one who won’t disappoint you. Remember the young and shy teen who debuted as a student? From acting to singing, Alia is supremely talented and we bet you won’t disagree. 

Student Of The Year
There’s something about this girl! Something very special! 
Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year gave us the classy and hoity-toity Shanaya. And Shanaya didn’t fail to impress us! Do you remember her in the song Radha?


For those who weren’t too impressed with SOTY, Alia stunned us with her ‘Patakha Guddi’ performance. Her character Veera completely bowled us over and Alia Bhatt the icon was born.  Alia proved her acting mettle with Highway and showed us that she was here to stay.

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2 States 
This film introduced us to saddi Krish ki lover -Ananya! The pretty Alia Bhatt stole our hearts in this Punjabi-South Indian love story. Don’t miss out on her breaking into a quick Bharatanatyam dance routine at a Punjabi wedding! 

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Udta Punjab
Alia Bhatt brought about a total 360 degree turn and transformed completely with this role. We saw her girl-next-door avatar totally disappear as she played a fierce woman fighting for survival in her village. Alia proved her versatility as an actor and her ability to adapt to character roles. We simply can’t get enough of her!

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Dear Zindagi
With character development of Kaira on screen, we saw Alia grow as an actor too. Her ability to take on any role and shape it to bring alive the character is simply outstanding. 
Hats off to Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan’s easy-breezy chemistry that stands out from the usual student-teacher relationship. 

From Shanaya to Safeena: Alia Bhat Is Not A Student Anymore

If you thought there’s something Alia Bhatt can’t do, her role as a spy in this film will prove you wrong. Sehmat a young college girl is sent behind enemy lines and she comes back making her country proud. Aren’t you proud of Alia? 

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Gully Boy
Kaun bola Alia aka Safeena bohot hard nahi hai? Safeena was #girlfriendgoals when she fought for her boyfriend. Alia plays a badass girlfriend with even more kickass dialogues in the film. Remember her famous dialogue, “Mere boyfriend se gulu gulu karegi toh dhoptungi na usko?”

From Shanaya to Safeena: Alia Bhat Is Not A Student Anymore

If you can’t get enough of her, here’s a gif of Alia who is not a student anymore!