When Alia Bhatt Accepted Being Very Jealous Of Her Step-Sister, Pooja Bhatt, Due To THIS Reason

Once, Alia Bhatt admitted to being very jealous of her step-sister, Pooja Bhatt, and the reason behind it was none other than their father, Mahesh Bhatt.


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When Alia Bhatt Accepted Being Very Jealous Of Her Step-Sister, Pooja Bhatt, Due To THIS Reason

Prominent filmmaker, Mahesh Bhatt is blessed with four kids, Pooja Bhatt, Rahul Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt and Alia Bhatt. While Pooja and Rahul are his kids from his first wedding with Kiran Bhatt, Alia and Shaheen are his daughters with his second wife, Soni Razdan. Though Pooja and Alia are step-sisters, their bond with each other is quite admirable. For the unversed, Pooja and Alia have an age difference of 21 years, and both of them are close with their father, Mahesh. 

Pooja Bhatt claimed she knows Mahesh Bhatt better than her other siblings

In an interaction with journalist, Karan Thapar, Mahesh Bhatt and his daughters, Pooja Bhatt and Alia Bhatt, opened up about the equation with each other. When Pooja was asked to reveal her bond with her father was way more special than Alia shared with him, she gave a beautiful answer. Pooja said that she has an edge over my siblings and added:

"I think I had the privilege of knowing him in a manner that Alia, Shaheen, and Sunny never did. Because I knew him through a difficult phase—I saw him grapple with alcohol, I saw him give it up. And for me, that’s his greatest achievement. I think I have an edge over my siblings, not because I’ve worked with him, but I’ve seen him through the depths of despair, and I’ve seen him rise."

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Alia Bhatt admitted being very jealous of Pooja Bhatt

Further in the interview, the journalist asked Pooja about the infamous letters that her father, Mahesh Bhatt wrote to her when he was just 21 years old. Talking about the same, Pooja shared that those letters were written five hours after she was born and also asked Alia if she was jealous of that. Pooja was heard saying:

"Five hours after I was born to be precise... you don’t know this story, Alia? Oh, you are jealous suddenly because you didn't get a letter?"


Well, Alia Bhatt took Pooja's dig in a very light manner and even accepted that she was very jealous of the fact that their father, Mahesh Bhatt did something so special for his first child. Alia said:

"Yes, I'm very jealous."

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Mahesh Bhatt's infamous letters to Pooja Bhatt right after her birth

Elaborating more about the letters, Pooja shared that her father was drunk on a few beers when he wrote them. She even shared some meaningful messages that her father penned for her in those letters and added that she was born at a time when her father was a struggling individual. Pooja mentioned:

"Well, he wrote me a letter five hours after I was born, and he was drunk on a few beers and that’s all he could afford. ‘Be truthful and be fearless for your part of divinity and not of sin’. And he said, that ‘You were born at a time when I’m a struggling individual and some say your mother brought me luck, some say you will. You can be anything that you want in this universe and you’re the heartbeat of this unfathomed universe’... and he signed off—‘Call me Mahesh, Papa... call me what you want’."

pooja bhatt on mahesh bhatt

Alia Bhatt revealed she's closer to her mother, Soni Razdan than her father, Mahesh Bhatt

When Alia was asked if she had a very special relationship with her mother, Soni Razdan, as well, she shared that she is closer to her mother than her father. Revealing the reason behind the same, the actress mentioned that throughout her childhood, her mom was beside her as her father was busy with his filmmaking. Alia added that she is extremely protective of her mother and wants to give her all the possible things in this world and stated:

"Yeah, that’s true. I mean [dad] wasn’t around for obvious reasons—he was working and putting food on the table. But mom was always there. I can’t imagine my life without my mother because her presence is so felt. I do feel very protective of her because she’s very sweet and naive."


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