Karan Johar pleased with Alia Bhatt’s progress


WEB DESK: Four years ago, Karan Johar launched the careers of three stars that have reached the sky as of now. Starred in Student of the Year almost four years ago, Alia Bhatt,Siddharth Malothra and Varun Dhavan have now come a long way.

The producer responsible for all the success these not so newcomers hold, has now said that he is immensely happy with Alia Bhatt’s progress as an actor.

The head honcho of Dharma Production, who has produced some of Alia’a successful films like ‘2 States’ and ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’ however expressed regret over ‘Shaandar’.

“Two years down the lane, Alia has an amazing repertoire of films. I however apologise for Shaandar. Besides that, she has had some amazing films like 2 States, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya and Kapoor & Sons. Alia is Dharma Productions’ proud girl and will always be the flagship girl of the company,” Karan said at an event organised to celebrate the success of Kapoor & Sons.

Karan added: “When I launched Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra in their first film, I never thought I would see them come through this way on celluloid. I watched Alia in Highway; I wept a little bit only because I couldn’t believe my little child has emerged as an actor.”

Shakun Batra’s directorial Kapoor & Sons is having a good run at the box office and the entire cast and team was present at the event to celebrate the film’s success.

Along with Karan and Alia, cast members Rishi Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Ratna Pathak Shah and Rajat Kapoor were also in attendence at the occasion.

IANS