From Dimple Kapadia and Twinkle Khanna to Soni Razdan and Alia Bhatt, mother-daughter duos are the centre of attraction in Bollywood. The latter’s on-screen chemistry is as loved as their real-life relationship. Alia has often credited her ‘Raazi’ co-star for being her pillar of support, advising her and helping her climb the ladder in showbiz. On multiple occasions, she is also seen posting throwback pictures of them together from Alia’s childhood. The 26-year-old was born on March 15, 1993. This week, Soni took a trip down memory lane, recalling her 1993 film ‘Gumrah.’ And she made the funniest revelation ever!
The veteran starlet disclosed that she had no idea she was pregnant with Alia while shooting for ‘Gumrah’. Directed by her husband and Alia’s father Mahesh Bhatt, the film starred late Bollywood legend Sridevi and Sanjay Dutt in the lead. “One of my favourite films and highly appreciated roles. I was pregnant with Alia at the time and didn’t know it yet. And did that scene where I smoked so many cigarettes,” Soni tweeted.
One of my favourite films and highly appreciated roles. Was such a pleasure to act with the incredible Sridevi. Highly cherished memories. Was also pregnant with Alia at the time and didn’t know it yet. And did that scene where I smoked soooo many cigarettes https://t.co/cxZSZU6DD9— Soni Razdan (@Soni_Razdan) July 10, 2019
She also reminisced working with Sridevi. “It was a pleasure to act with the incredible Sridevi. Highly cherished memories,” Soni added. The most recent comparison fans made between Alia and Soni was their uncanny resemblance when the latter was 21. Soni shared a blast from the past on Instagram. Throwing it back, the now 62-year-old posted a black and white image of herself. “When I was 21 .... #sigh#youth #whenwewereyoung#thosewerethedays,” she captioned the picture. Following this, her fans went couldn’t help but compare their looks. One Instagram user wrote, “Alia is just a replica of yours. Very pretty.” Another commented, “Looking beautiful. Alia same aapki jaisi dikhti hai (Alia looks exactly like you). Both of you look the same.” Well, good looks run in the family!