The Juhu apartment is currently being renovated, her sister and she will shift there early next year.
After Ranbir Kapoor moved out of Krishna Raj last year, Alia Bhatt is now getting ready to shift out of her family home into a plush second-floor apartment in Juhu in early 2016.
Confirming this, Alia told Mirror, “Yes, it’s true. Richa and I are working on it as we speak. That’s all I can share with you now.” Richa is a leading interior designer and the wife of Queen director Vikas Bahl who last year, designed Kangana Ranaut’s pad.
Prod her father, Mahesh Bhatt, on Alia’s decision to move out of her parents’ house, and the filmmaker says, “I have always admired her ability to walk on her own two feet. Alia is a self-made individual and there is nothing more gratifying for parents than to see their child grow on her own. She has the right to be different, and we must value that. For me, my home is where Alia is.”
He admits that he wasn’t too happy with her decision earlier and reasons that every father wants to have his daughter as close to him as possible. “But we have to go through this inevitable curve once in our life. When your daughter tells you that she’s a big girl now and needs her own space, you have to respect her decision,” he reasons.
He points out that Alia’s apartment is just down the street from their current residence. And her mother (Soni Razdan) and maternal grandfather will help her design the interiors keeping her tastes and preferences in mind. “And till her new home is being renovated, she is with us in our own home,” he says.
For those who believe that Alia who is dating actor Sidharth Malhotra wants her own place so they can have some time together, Mirror has learnt that she will be moving in with her sister Shaheen Bhatt.