Mahesh Bhatt is overjoyed after his daughter Alia Bhatt wins Best Actress at the National Film Awards

Alia Bhatt won the Best Actress National Award for her performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi. She shared the award with Kriti Sanon, who won it for the film ‘Mimi’.

Alia Bhatt’s father, Mahesh Bhatt, has remarked that he is “overflowing with pride and joy” following Alia Bhatt’s Best Actress National Award victory for the film “Gangubai Kathiawadi.” Mahesh Bhatt recently remarked in an interview that his family is overjoyed with Alia’s accomplishment.

On Thursday night, Alia Bhatt took to Instagram to express her delight at collecting the prestigious prize. She posted a selfie of herself in the classic Gangubai pose, beaming broadly. The actress also thanked Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the Gangubai Kathiawadi crew in a lengthy message.


Alia Bhatt also congratulated Kriti Sanon. She wrote: “P.S – Kriti .. I remember messaging you the day I saw Mimi .. it was such an honest and powerful performance.. I cried and cried.. so so well deserved.. shine on you star… the world is your oyster.”  Alia Bhatt most recently appeared in Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, directed by Karan Johar, where she co-starred with Ranveer Singh.