Alia Bhatt Named Among TIME’s ‘100 Most Influential People of 2024’

Renowned as one of the foremost actors in Indian cinema today, Alia Bhatt’s impact transcends borders. Her versatile performances have not only garnered acclaim domestically but have also resonated on the international stage. At 30 years old, Bhatt’s inclusion in TIME magazine’s prestigious ‘100 Most Influential People of 2024’ list further cements her status as a global icon.

Director Tom Harper, who collaborated with Bhatt in her debut film, ‘Heart of Stone,’ penned a tribute to her in TIME, lauding her as a “truly international star.” Harper commended Bhatt’s work ethic, describing her approach to acting as graceful, focused, and receptive to creative exploration. He reminisced about a memorable improvisation moment during filming, highlighting Bhatt’s ability to infuse authenticity and emotion into her performances.

In the past year, Bhatt’s achievements have been remarkable, including winning her first National Film Award for her portrayal in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi.’ Additionally, she marked her Hollywood debut in 2023 with ‘Heart of Stone,’ showcasing her versatility and expanding her reach beyond Indian cinema.

Joining Bhatt on TIME’s influential list are Indian-origin actor Dev Patel and wrestler Sakshi Malik. Daniel Kaluuya, acclaimed for his roles in ‘Get Out’ and ‘Nope,’ penned Patel’s profile, emphasizing Patel’s inherent goodness and ability to engross audiences with his compelling performances. Kaluuya praised Patel’s recent film, ‘Monkey Man,’ highlighting his talent in portraying complex characters with empathy and depth.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *