Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt got the most important seal of approval to date when her father, the renowned film-maker Mahesh Bhatt, the man behind such cinematic hits as Murder, Jism and Raaz, gave the young actress his complete praise for her performance in the upcoming romantic-comedy film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
At a recent promotional event in a suburban Mumbai nightspot, where lead stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan spoke with media about the film’s impending release and it’s USPs, Mahesh Bhatt was reportedly spotted in the audience cheering on his daughter and nodding in agreement. The rare appearance by the acclaimed director marks one of the few times that he has come out to publicly promote his daughter.
Alia and Varun impressed media with their eloquent speaking at the promotional event and both stars exuded style, with Alia wearing a large hat, black crop top and printed shorts. The trendy pair wasted no time in posing for pictures with the veteran film-maker.
The father-daughter duo is all set to make their first joint appearance on a chat show, The Anupam Kher Show, shortly.
Since her impressive debut in Student of the Year, Alia has become the newcomer to watch with hits such as Highway and 2 States.
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is directed by debutant director Shashank Khaitan and is produced by award-winning film-maker Karan Johar, whose banner Dharma Productions recently brought you such hit films as 2 States and Hasee Toh Phasee.
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania – A Reliance Entertainment release in the overseas markets, in cinemas 11thJuly 2014.