Alia Bhatt's hardwork inspires me, says Athiya Shetty

The 24-year-old star who debuted in Bollywood with 2015 film Hero, said she "appreciates" how Alia has made a name for herself in a short span of time "lauds" Anushka's film choices.

Alia Bhatt

Applauding Alia Bhatt and Anushka Sharma for their success, Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty said she looks up to Alia Bhatt and Anushka Sharma as inspirations and finds the Udta Punjab actress extremely hardworking.

In conversation with media agency Press Trust of India(PTI), Athiya said, "Alia is an inspiration. She is my age but she has achieved so much in such a short span of time. She is so hard working. I think everybody has their own journey."


The 24-year-old star who debuted in Bollywood with 2015 film Hero, said she "appreciates" how Alia has made a name for herself in a short span of time "lauds" Anushka's film choices.  "I've looked up to Anushka Sharma, she has inspired me, especially how she has taken her career so well. She is producing films at a young age, she is making the films she wants to, producing the ones she believes in," Athiya said.

Alia,23, and Anushka, 28, are amongst the leading ladies of Bollywood. Alia is prepping for the release of Badrinath Ki Dulhania while Anushka is working on Phillauri.



Athiya, daughter of actor Sunil Shetty co-starred Suraj Pancholi in Hero. The actress is currently shooting for Arjun Kapoor and Ilena D' Cruz's Mubarakan. The film also stars Anil Kapoor and is directed by Anees Bazmee. Mubarakan is scheduled to hit the theatres on July 28.