Did you know Sonam Kapoor auditioned Alia Bhatt for the child artiste’s role in Black?
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Black’ is considered one of the iconic movies in the industry. Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji left fans impressed with their award-winning performances. But the little girl Ayesha stole the show with her impeccable acting skills. Recently Alia Bhatt in an interview had revealed that she had auditioned for the child artist role of little Rani, but lost it. But not many know that it was Sonam Kapoor who took Alia Bhatt’s audition.
In an interview, Sonam Kapoor has revealed that Alia Bhatt was around 11 when she had auditioned for the role of the little Rani and she had taken it.
Check out Sonam Kapoor’s interview here:
Sonam kapoor was the one who auditioned Alia bhatt for Sanjay leela bhansali’s Black movie when she was 11 years old and how much focused and sharper alia was at that age only & sonam praising kind of movies Alia doing Today #AliaBhatt #SonamKapoor pic.twitter.com/bSgcg9eV2X
— 🦋 (@Varshialia) June 9, 2022
‘Black’ was released in 2005 and Amitabh received the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role. Both Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor worked as assistant directors in the film.
Though Alia Bhatt lost Black she went on to do Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi. The movie went on to be a blockbuster with Alia Bhatt garnering praise from critics and fans alike. She will soon be seen in Ayan Mukerji’s fantasy adventure drama Brahmastra. The dimpled beauty is sharing screen space for the first time with hubby Ranbir Kapoor.
Sonam Kapoor on the other hand is awaiting the birth of her first child with husband Anand Ahuja. Recently the Neerja star had a Baby shower in her London home.