Mumbai: It’s Alia Bhatt’s birthday today and the powerful Bollywood actress had a present for her fans on her special day. Alia unveiled the first look of her character Isha from Ayan Mukherji’s much-anticipated film Brahmastra on her birthday.
“Happy birthday to me,” wrote the Gangubai Kathiawadi actress. “Can’t think of a better day and better way for you all to meet Isha,” posted the actress, who turned 29 today. She also had a special message for her Brahmastra director. He called Ayan the ‘wonder boy’. “Ayan my wonder boy, I love you.”
Brahmastra is a trilogy of superhero films, which has been in the making for the longest time. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia, the film is based on Hindu mythology. The first of the three films will hit theatres on September 9. Ayan, who is a dear friend of Ranbir, and has also developed a close bond with Alia, shared a video on her birthday. “Happy birthday, Little One. For all the joy, the p0ride, the inspiration and the magic that you make me feel…here’s something to celebrate you on your special day. Our Isha, the Shakti of Brahmastra, in the first visuals we are releasing from our movie. Love. Light. Fire. Go!”
Meanwhile, boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor’s mother, Neetu Kapoor, also wished Alia on her birthday. Taking to Instagram Story, she shared a throwback image with Alia. “Happy Birthday to the most beautiful inside out,” she wrote.
Alia’s mother Soni Razdan shared a heartfelt post on Instagram. She shared two pictures of Alia and wrote, “Alia means ‘exalted’ and that you most certainly are… Apart from the fact that today you’re a bright star…When we named you we didn’t have a clue That this is what your name meant, and that it might come true.. All we knew about You’re special, you’re fabulous…You’re super and fantabulous…You’re super-cali- fragilous…And expi-Alia-docillous.”