‘My heart soars with pride,’ says Mahesh Bhatt on his daughter Alia Bhatt’s Hollywood debut with ‘Heart of Stone’

Mahesh Bhatt recently discussed his daughter Alia Bhatt’s Hollywood debut with Heart of Stone. The actress and her confidence were lauded by the producer.

Alia Bhatt, along with Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan, is ready to make her Hollywood debut in Heart of Stone. She is one of the country’s leading actresses, having appeared in films such as Gangubai Kathiawadi, Darlings, and Raazi.

The announcement of her Hollywood debut is merely the icing on the cake. In the midst of the wonderful news, Alia’s father, film director Mahesh Bhatt, recently spoke out about his daughter’s next film and her achievements.


In an exclusive interview with ETimes, Indian film producer Mahesh Bhatt spoke about his daughter Alia Bhatt’s Hollywood debut with Heart of Stone. Expressing his excitement, the 74-year-old producer said, “My heart soars with pride when I see her standing with the who’s who of international players like Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan.”

Bhatt added, “To stand there without being pygmied by the idea that it is Hollywood, the young today don’t feel slighted or lesser in any way when it comes to International talent.”

The filmmaker praised Alia and praised her confidence. When asked about her self-assurance, Bhatt recalled an occasion and gave a story. Mahesh Bhatt claimed that he once asked the Brahmastra actress what Hollywood has that India does not. He shared his daughter Alia’s funny answer.

According to the producer, Alia Bhatt boldly stated that’money’ is something Hollywood possesses. With great humility, Mahesh Bhatt responded to his daughter’s response, “I think that confidence is very important for the nation.”

Meanwhile, Alia Bhatt has received a lot of love from her co-star Gal Gadot, who recently lauded her flick RRR and declared herself a big fan of the actress. Gadot also stated that Alia is a ‘great’ fit for the film Heart.

On June 18, the trailer for Heart of Stone was released. Alia Bhatt, Jamie Dornan, and Gal Gadot recently promoted their new film, Tudum 2023, at the Netflix Tudum 2023 event. Alia will appear as an antagonist in the film.

Alia was asked about her’short screen time’ in the trailer during an interview before to the film’s marketing at Tudum. “Woh toh hoga hi,” the actress replied. But I’m not too concerned because, at the end of the day, you have to get a feeling of what the tale is about.” On August 11, the spy action thriller flick will be released.