|After moving her detractors and fans to tears with her splendid performance in Highway, Alia Bhatt declared that she wants to be a superstar. And do you know whom she looks up to as the superstar? The epitome of beauty, Aishwarya Rai.
In an interview recently Alia Bhatt said, “A superstar should not have an attitude. They should have the charisma and appeal to connect with the audience. I think Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has that in her. When she walks in, you can't help but look at her.”
Aishwarya Rai at UNAIDS event
This comment did raise a few eyebrows as Alia Bhatt has always been a self-confessed Kareena Kapoor fan, and has always been vocal about her admiration for Bebo. So what caused her to change loyalty?
It happened that during one of the interviews when Kareena was asked what she thinks of Alia as an actress, the former replied “she’s ok”. And that apparently didn’t go down well with Alia.
Moreover, we hear that when Alia Bhatt and Kareena Kapoor were shooting in adjacent studios recently, Alia didn't bother to meet the actress. However, she did meet Varun Dhawan, Ileana D’Cruz and David Dhawan shooting at the same venue.
Now, as Alia has found her new role model in Aishwarya Rai, the Bachchans, too, are reciprocating. They were impressed with Alia Bhatt’s performance in Highway, and even sent her a bouquet of flowers and complimented her for her portrayal of Veera.
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