Soni Razdan shared a beautiful fan-made video of her and her actor daughter Alia Bhatt showing how they bear a striking resemblance to each other. The video features clips of both Soni and Alia from their movies Mandi and Gangubai Kathiawadi, respectively, as well as the song Meri Jaan from Gangubai Kathiawadic plays in the background. Also read: Alia Bhatt previews her Netflix film Darlings ahead of the teaser release, promising ‘dark comedy’. Watch
Soni shared the video on Instagram, writing: “I have to say I am stunned by this brilliant edit. Thank you for taking the time to do this @alia.bhatt.edits you are so smart!” The fan page that made the video replied to her, “This made my day. Thank you,”
Alia Bhatti confirmed the video with several heart emoticons. Pooja Bhatt also commented on the video with hands raised and fire emojis. Mrunal Thakur dropped several heart emoticons in the comments section. Archana Puran Singh responded to the post: “Awwwwww Soni. more Both. Awesome! Heartwarming to see this!” Actor Divya Seth wrote, “This is Epic.” Shriya Pilgaonkar said, “So beautiful.” Nafisa Ali also commented, “So the same and both beautiful.”
Alia’s latest performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi received critical acclaim. Her fans also noticed how she resembled the look Soni had in her 1983 film Mandi. Directed by Shyam Benegal, Mandi had a huge all-star cast including Soni’s friends. Neena Gupta, Shabana Azmi and Ila Arun.
Soni recently expressed his gratitude upon hearing the news of Alia’s pregnancy. In response to the good news, she shared two unseen vacation photos of Alia and her husband Ranbir Kapoor and captioned it: “Gratitude. May your tribe grow.”
Alia made the news last month by sharing a photo of an ultrasound session. As Alia wrote, “Our baby… is coming,” Soni commented, “Congratulations mom and dad lion.”
Alia is currently abroad working on her Hollywood movie Heart of Stone. She is also looking forward to the release of Brahmastra, her first film starring Ranbir. The film will hit theaters on September 9.