Bollywood sensation Alia Bhatt marked a significant achievement on Friday as she reached a whopping 80 million followers on Instagram. In a touching display of gratitude, the actress took to her Instagram stories to share her joy, posting a delightful picture where she formed a heart shape with her hands, coupled with the caption, “Onlyyy love. #80,” and a pink heart emoticon. This heartfelt gesture resonated deeply with her vast online community.
Captivating The Hearts Of Young Fans
Alia Bhatt, known for her versatile acting and charming persona, has cultivated a massive fanbase, particularly among the younger generation. Her active engagement on social media has been a driving force behind her growing popularity. She consistently shares candid snapshots with her adoring fans, creating a strong and authentic bond with them. These posts often go viral, showcasing her widespread appeal.
Climbing The Instagram Ranks
With this remarkable milestone, Alia Bhatt now stands as the fourth most-followed Indian celebrity on Instagram. While she boasts an impressive 80 million followers, she falls just behind Shraddha Kapoor, who commands 83.4 million followers, and Priyanka Chopra, who reigns with a staggering 89.5 million. However, it’s worth noting that Indian cricket sensation Virat Kohli holds the crown as the most-followed Indian celebrity on the platform, with an astounding 260 million followers.
Exciting Ventures Ahead
On the professional front, Alia Bhatt is currently immersed in the shooting of her upcoming film, ‘Jigra,’ which she is also producing. Directed by the talented Vasan Bala, ‘Jigra’ is slated for a theatrical release on September 27, 2024. This marks a significant collaboration between Alia and Vasan, promising to bring fresh and compelling content to the big screen.
Awaiting ‘Jee Le Zaraa’
Additionally, Alia Bhatt is set to grace the silver screen in director Farhan Akhtar’s film ‘Jee Le Zaraa,’ alongside Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif. However, this exciting project currently finds itself on hold due to scheduling conflicts and the actor’s strike, causing uncertainty around the film’s timeline. In Farhan Akhtar’s words, “that film now has a destiny of its own. It’ll happen when it has to, we’ll see.” Nevertheless, the film is anticipated to deliver another heartwarming tale of friendship, reminiscent of classics like ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.’
Alia Bhatt’s journey in Bollywood continues to captivate both on and off the screen, as she celebrates her online milestone and eagerly awaits her future cinematic endeavors. With an ever-growing fanbase, Alia’s star continues to shine bright in the entertainment industry.