Alia Bhatt Shares If She Slowed Down In Her Career Post-Pregnancy, Says 'My Daughter Is My Priority'

Recently, Alia Bhatt graced an event and talked about getting back to work after the arrival of her daughter, Raha Kapoor.


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Alia Bhatt Shares If She Slowed Down In Her Career Post-Pregnancy, Says 'My Daughter Is My Priority'

Alia Bhatt is one of the most sought-after actresses of her generation, who has been ruling the silver screen for some time now. She made her Bollywood debut at the age of 19 with Karan Johar's directorial, Student Of The Year, and since then, Alia has acted in many movies including Highway, Raazi, RRR, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Brahmastra, and others. However, after welcoming her daughter, Raha Kapoor, on November 6, 2022, the actress took a maternity break.

Alia Bhatt on doing movies post embracing motherhood

On January 31, 2023, Alia Bhatt attended an event for Zee Cine Awards 2023 with her Kalank co-star, Varun Dhawan, and the duo sat for a conversation with some media persons. When the journalists asked Alia if she slowed down in her career after giving birth to her daughter, Raha, the actress gave a beautiful reply. The doting mommy stated that her biggest priority is her baby girl, Raha, and added that she prefers quality over quantity when it comes to films. In her words:

"My No.1 priority in my life right now is my daughter who I love deeply. But my first love, you can say is also a cinema and working. So, main koshish karungi. Shayad, it will be quality over quantity - which is not a bad thing." 

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Alia Bhatt reveals she is nervous about performing at the awards ceremony

Alia Bhatt also announced that she and Varun Dhawan would perform at the Zee Cine Awards ceremony and admitted that she is feeling nervous about getting back on the stage. The Brahmastra actress added she couldn’t recall when she last graced an award show's stage for a performance and stated:

“I’m quite nervous since it has been a while since I’ve performed on stage. I’ve not had that stage show performance adrenaline in a very long time.” 

When Alia Bhatt revealed why she lost the baby weight after welcoming Raha Kapoor

Soon after embracing motherhood, Alia Bhatt got back to her fitness regime, leaving everyone stunned with her post-partum body transformation. In an interview with the Bombay Times, the actress revealed that she is in no rush to look a certain way. Stressing the importance of body positivity, Alia shared that her mantra is to listen to her body and not to be hard on herself. Talking about the same, she said that she loves food, she loves to eat, but she had to lose weight to act in films as she needed to look healthy and appealing.

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Alia Bhatt's upcoming movies

On the work front, Alia Bhatt was last seen in the film, Brahmastra, alongside her husband, Ranbir Kapoor. After her maternity break, the 29-year-old actress will complete the shooting of the film, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. Helmed by Karan Johar, the movie also features Ranveer Singh, and it is scheduled to release on April 23, 2023. Alia also has Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif starrer, Jee Le Zara, in her kitty. On the other hand, she will also be seen in the film, Heart Of Stone, which marks her Hollywood debut.

Alia Bhatt

For the unversed, Alia Bhatt got married to her actor-boyfriend, Ranbir Kapoor, on April 14, 2022, after dating him for some years.

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