Alia Bhatt

  • Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor's '2 States' collects Rs 38.06 crore in opening weekend 21-04-2014 07:41 PM

    Mumbai: Abhishek Varman's debut directorial '2 States' managed to collect Rs.38.06 crore in its opening weekend. The audience is loving it for its slice-of-life portrayal of two lovers from different states of the country. While it made Rs.12.42 crore on its opening day April 18, '2 States' managed a business...
  • 'Mr India' is a classic example of special effects and emotions coming together perfectly: Arjun Kapoor 21-04-2014 02:44 PM

    Mumbai: Arjun Kapoor, who is working with his dad Boney Kapoor for the first time in 'Tevar', holds him in high regard for his vision and creativity. The young actor feels his father's decision to make sci-fi film 'Mr India' way back in 1987 proved that he's much ahead of...
  • A fashion student's guide to chic Alia Bhatt's '2 States' 21-04-2014 12:48 PM

    All those who saw Alia Bhatt in that opulent wedding ensemble in '2 States' must have been swayed by her look for once. And why not, when it's India's avant- garde couturier Manish Malhorta decking up the diva, the magic is bound to happen. Manish's creation is known for its...
  • 2 States: Why Alia Bhatt has more to her than the 'Bhatt' tag 20-04-2014 08:12 AM

    New Delhi: One wouldn't have thought much of Alia Bhatt's acting prowess if one had judged her debut performance in the ostentatious college romance 'Student Of The Year' back in 2012. She played a rich brat who wore Prada and Gucci to a make believe college created by Karan Johar...
  • '2 States' - A movie every budding author connects to

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    Writers are all same, says a newspaper correspondent who covers books section of a daily in New Delhi. I had my own reservations on this...

  • '2 States' earns Rs 12 crore on opening day 19-04-2014 05:14 PM

    Mumbai: Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer '2 States', which released this Friday, raked in around Rs.12 crore on its opening day in the country. The movie, based on a bestseller by author Chetan Bhagat, is poised to draw in more viewers over the weekend, say industry experts. According to sources,...
  • The subtlety of Krish in '2 States' is something I aspire for: Arjun Kapoor 19-04-2014 12:57 PM

    Mumbai: After playing the action hero in 'Ishaqzaade' and 'Gunday', Arjun Kapoor essays a loverboy in his latest release '2 States', and he can only be thankful that it has given him a chance to explore a different look and genre. He hopes the audience slowly becomes more confident about...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews '2 states' and 'Transcendence' 19-04-2014 11:27 AM

    Rajeev Masand reviews Arjun Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer '2 states' and Johnny Depp-Rebecca Hall starrer 'Transcendence' in this episode of Now Showing. Also watch the interview with the cast of the film 'Transcendence. ...
  • Write your review: '2 States'

    Rajeev Masand says '2 States' is a long, indulgent film that wears you out. What do you say? Write review and win prizes. ...
  • '2 States' review: It's a long, indulgent film that wears you out 18-04-2014 11:34 PM

    Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt Director: Abhishek Varman Madrasis are dark, Punjabis are cash-obsessed, and never the twain shall meet. Those familiar prejudices make for a legitimate movie pitch, but '2 States', directed by first-timer Abhishek Varman, is a frustrating case of a promising premise that doesn't fully fructify into...
  • Are authors losing to scriptwriters?

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    '2 States' starring Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt is yet another Bollywood piece based on a bestseller novel hit the screen this Friday. After the...

  • '2 States' stereotyping of North and South India: I am from Karnataka and I find nothing wrong in laughing at myself once in a while 18-04-2014 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: There are many pointers by which you can tell whether a person is from northern, or the southern part of the country. By the amount of butter he/she slaps on her paranthas or the dexterity with which a person can eat rice with bare hands. Lungis, kurtas, turbans,...
  • '2 States' tweet review: Tends to drag in parts, but it's enjoyable 18-04-2014 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: Chetan Bhagat's best selling novel '2 States' finally comes on the big screen. Ever since the book released, which was a few years ago, there have been speculations about which director and actors will be part of the project. Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt play Krish and Ananya,...
  • '2 States': 10 amusing North and South Indian stereotypes to watch out for 17-04-2014 11:41 PM

    What do you mean, south Indians don't only eat idlis and dosas? And we have NEVER heard of a small-scale Punjabi wedding. Many cross cultural stereotypes like the ones mentioned above, are the chocolate filling in a warm, light croissant that is Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's dramedy '2 States'....
  • Trailer of 'Heropanti' to be released with '2 States' 17-04-2014 07:44 PM

    Mumbai: The trailer of Jackie Shroff's son Tiger's debut film 'Heropanti' will be released with Arjun Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer '2 States', its makers announced here today. The movie's trailer will be attached with Karan Johar's home production film '2 States', according to a press release issured by its producers. The...
  • Alia-Arjun have done justice to my story: Chetan Bhagat 17-04-2014 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Chetan Bhagat's '2 States' is ready to release and the author feels both Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have done justice to his story about two state-crossed lovers. Based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Bhagat, the film produced by Karan Johar and directed by...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt flaunts her style credentials in a figure-hugging dress during '2 States' promotion in Delhi 17-04-2014 03:23 PM

    Alia Bhatt believes in picking things straight from the runway and the style maven experiments a lot with her style. On a recent visit to the capital, the actress slipped into a striking Pankaj and Nidhi dress. The queen of spades print on the turquoise coloured dress looked awe-striking and...
  • My wife Anusha was so cute that many guys in campus wanted to try their luck with her: Chetan Bhagat 17-04-2014 01:37 PM

    How does one introduce an author whose literary works are read by virtually everyone in small towns and metropolitan cities in India? Chetan Bhagat. Yes, the best-selling author needs no introduction, courtesy his works that not only leave an indelible impact on the mind but also touch the heart. An...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books 15-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call...
  • Arjun Kapoor stole my heart and made me weep during '2 States': Mahesh Bhatt 14-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who watched his daughter Alia Bhatt's third film '2 States', is happy to see her playing a different role. But it's her co-star Arjun Kapoor who stole the filmmaker's heart. "Alia is fantastic in a startlingly different role. But it is Arjun who stole my heart...
  • I felt like Revathi was my mother: Alia Bhatt 13-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Mumbai: Two-film old Alia Bhatt, who worked with actress-director Revathi in their upcoming film '2 States', says they share a strong bond akin to that of a mother and daughter. "Towards the end of the film, I developed mother-daughter relationship with her (Revathi). The way she touched my face, I...
  • Snapshot: Oh no, Alia Bhatt tweets selfie with Arjun Kapoor again 13-04-2014 11:47 AM

    Is she selfie obsessed? Or is she cashing in on the selfie mania to promote her upcoming film '2 States'? Whatever be the reason, the actress has been extremely busy sharing selfies with Arjun Kapoor with fans on Twitter. From sporting a beard, to forcing Arjun Kapoor to pose even...
  • I don't want a guy who will push me down: Alia Bhatt 12-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt, who has been often linked to her co-stars including Arjun Kapoor of '2 States', says she is very much single. Alia, 21, was also romantically linked to her 'Student of the Year' co-star Varun Dhawan. The newbie insists she has still not found the man whom...
  • It is my dream to work in a film directed by my papa: Alia Bhatt 12-04-2014 11:15 AM

    Indore: Actress Alia Bhatt today said she dreams of acting in a movie directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt. "It is my dream to work in a film directed by my papa (Mahesh Bhatt) but he is not directing any film these days and therefore, I feel, I have to...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor talk about '2 States' 10-04-2014 04:21 PM

    Directed by Abhishek Verman, '2 States' starring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor is a romantic drama film based on the 2009 novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat. CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand caught the entire cast of the film at LS Raheja College in Mumbai and talked...
  • Dad is possessive, doesn't want me to get married: Alia Bhatt 09-04-2014 03:56 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt says her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is possessive about her, but adds that he has taken her on-screen kissing with Arjun Kapoor in the forthcoming film '2 States' practically. "Like every father, who don't want their daughters to get married, even my father is the...