Alia wants to work in a web series
The actor, who also wants to work in Hollywood, says she is impressed with the content on digital platforms
Alia Bhatt (right) says she wants to experiment with acting in Hollywood and a web series for a platform like Netflix. The 23-year-old says, not just Bollywood, she would also like to work in Lollywood, Tollywood and even Nollywood, referring to the Pakistani, South Indian and Nigerian film industries and admires Netflix for its variety of content and global accessibility.
“Definitely Hollywood is something — a destination that you really reach after, maybe a couple of years after kind of finding your feet in Indian cinema. But I’m going to step into it maybe a little slower, but definitely I have plans,” she says.
With that Alia may be following in the footsteps of the likes of Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, who are already working in the west. Asked if she looks up to any Hollywood actor, she says, “Jennifer Lawrence is somebody I really look up to because I really like the kind of choices she makes. She’ll do the Hunger Games but then she’ll also do the Silver Linings Playbook ... so I probably want to start with like a Silver Linings Playbook, something more where there’s more scope for performance, you know, because I feel like that’s where I’ll really learn.”