KARA KILMER

Kara Killmer was born on June 14, 1988 in Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for Chicago Fire (2012), Chicago P.D. (2014) and Scary Tales (2011). She has been married to Andrew Cheney since May 14, 2016.
Actress (13 credits)
 2017 Sleeper (TV Movie) (post-production)
JJ
 2014-2018 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Sylvie Brett

Put White On Me (2018) … Sylvie Brett
The One That Matters Most (2018) … Sylvie Brett
Looking for a Lifeline (2018) … Sylvie Brett
The Chance to Forgive (2018) … Sylvie Brett
Hiding Not Seeking (2018) … Sylvie Brett
 2014-2018 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Sylvie Brett

Profiles (2018) … Sylvie Brett
Emotional Proximity (2017) … Sylvie Brett
Justice (2016) … Sylvie Brett
A Night Owl (2016) … Sylvie Brett
Chicken, Dynamite, Chainsaw (2014) … Sylvie Brett
 2015-2017 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Sylvie Brett

Speak Your Truth (2017) … Sylvie Brett
Heart Matters (2017) … Sylvie Brett
Alternative Medicine (2016) … Sylvie Brett
Natural History (2016) … Sylvie Brett
Disorder (2016) … Sylvie Brett
 2017 Chicago Justice (TV Series)
Sylvie Brett

AQD (2017) … Sylvie Brett
 2017 Special Skills (TV Series)
Receptionist

Hot Tea (2017) … Receptionist
 2015 Beyond the Mask
Charlotte Holloway
 2013 Rosa the Imposer (TV Series)
Sandra

# Equality (2013) … Sandra
 2013 Horizon (TV Movie)
Anna Webber
 2012/II Prank (Short)
Beth
 2012/I Remnant (Short)
 2012 Jane by Design (TV Series)
Blonde Girl

The Image Issue (2012) … Blonde Girl
 2011 Scary Tales (TV Series)
Rapunzel

The Pied Piper & Rapunzel (2011) … Rapunzel
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 2010 If I Can Dream (TV Series)
Herself

Perfume, Guns & Needles (2010) … Herself
No Panties, No Pasties, No Nothing (2010) … Herself
Naked Ambition (2010) … Herself
Karilyn Monroe (2010) … Herself
Sex Queen or Drag Queen? (2010) … Herself
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Sally Pressman

Sally Pressman was born on August 1, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA as Sally Pressman Bernstein. She is an actress and writer, known for My Best Friend’s Girl (2008), Army Wives (2007) and Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict (2008). She has been married to David Clayton Rogers since September 17, 2011. They have one child.
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Actress (31 credits)
 2018 Good Girls (TV Series)
Nancy

Mo Money, Mo Problems (2018) … Nancy
 2018 The Detour (TV Series)
Gayle Rosenberg

The Goal (2018) … Gayle Rosenberg
The Mark (2018) … Gayle Rosenberg
The Run (2018) … Gayle Rosenberg
 2017 9JKL (TV Series)
Christina

Pilot (2017) … Christina
 2017 iZombie (TV Series)
Tori Sutcliffe

Zombie Knows Best (2017) … Tori Sutcliffe
 2016 Pure Genius (TV Series)
Suzie

You Must Remember This (2016) … Suzie
 2016 Younger (TV Series)
Malkie

Ladies Who Lust (2016) … Malkie
Me, Myself, and O (2016) … Malkie
P Is for Pancake (2016) … Malkie
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
Stephanie Duncan

The Wedding (2016) … Stephanie Duncan
The Happy Couple (2016) … Stephanie Duncan
 2016 Girls (TV Series)
Coco

Queen for Two Days (2016) … Coco
 2016 Rally (TV Series)
Stephanie Miller

Hollywood Sign (2016) … Stephanie Miller
 2015 400 Days
Darla
 2015 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Gretchen Tucker

Wish You Were Here (2015) … Gretchen Tucker
 2014 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Princess Helga

The Snow Queen (2014) … Princess Helga
 2014 Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series)
Young Dr. Ellis Grey

Only Mama Knows (2014) … Young Dr. Ellis Grey
I Must Have Lost It on the Wind (2014) … Young Dr. Ellis Grey
 2014 Ladies on Top (Short)
Cassie Bieber
 2014 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Holly

4C (2014) … Holly
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
Candace Marcus

Vermont Is for Lovers, Too (2013) … Candace Marcus
Icarus (2013) … Candace Marcus
More Cattle, Less Bull (2013) … Candace Marcus
 2013 Speed Queen (Short)
Jenna
 2013 The Barter System (Short)
Jenna
 2007-2013 Army Wives (TV Series)
Roxy LeBlanc / Virginia

From the Ashes (2013) … Roxy LeBlanc
Ashes to Ashes (2013) … Roxy LeBlanc
Onward (2012) … Roxy LeBlanc
Domestic Maneuvers (2012) … Roxy LeBlanc
Handicap (2012) … Roxy LeBlanc
 2013 Joe, Joe & Jane (TV Movie)
Jane Waxman
 2011 Man Up (TV Series)
Kelly

Camping (2011) … Kelly
 2008 My Best Friend’s Girl
Courtney
 2008 Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict (TV Movie)
Sue Silverman
 2008 The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series)
Melanie

Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2008) … Melanie
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Chrissy Wilkinson

Birthright (2007) … Chrissy Wilkinson
 2007 The Dread
Teri
 2007 Life Unkind (Short)
Amelia
 2006 Zombies Anonymous
Angela’s Boss
 2006 Shark (TV Series)
Deena Brock

Pilot (2006) … Deena Brock
 2003 Swordswallowers and Thin Men
Monica (as Sally Bernstein)

SARA PAXTON

Sara Paxton was born in Woodland Hills, California. At a young age she began acting in television commercials. She was cast in her first film at the age of 8 as a child at school and at the party in Liar Liar (1997). Her first major television series role was on the WB’s Greetings from Tucson (2002). She filmed Sleepover (2004) in fall 2003 (… See full bio »
Actress (77 credits)
 2018 The Front Runner (post-production)
Donna Rice
 2018/II First Date
Kathy
 2018 Good Girls (TV Series)
Amber Dooley

Mo Money, Mo Problems (2018) … Amber Dooley
Pilot (2018) … Amber Dooley
 2018 Liberty Crossing (TV Series)
Jessica Larson

Weekend Warriors (2018) … Jessica Larson
 2017 Wrecked (TV Series)
Sister Grace

Sister Mercy (2017) … Sister Grace
 2017 Baker Daily: Trump Takedown (TV Short)
Sara
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Candy Shaker

Part 4 (2017) … Candy Shaker
 2017 This Is Us (TV Series)
Kathryn

Moonshadow (2017) … Kathryn
 2017 Three Women (Short)
Kathy
 2016 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Alicia Barnes

Kat’s Meow (2016) … Alicia Barnes
Rise of the Phoenix (2016) … Alicia Barnes (credit only)
Daddy Dearest (2016) … Alicia Barnes
Let’s Make a Deal (2016) … Alicia Barnes (credit only)
Sam I Am (2016) … Alicia Barnes
 2016 Heartbeat (TV Series)

 2016/II Sundown
Lina Hunter
 2016/II Happily Ever After
Sarah Ann
 2015 Code Black (TV Series)
Sophie

You Are the Heart (2015) … Sophie
 2015 Stalker (TV Series)
Isabelle Martin

Salvation (2015) … Isabelle Martin
 2014 All Relative
Grace
 2014 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Talia Lewis

Let’s Get to Scooping (2014) … Talia Lewis
 2014 Holloway Heights (TV Series)
Isabelle

The Grenade (2014) … Isabelle
 2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib
Peyton
 2014 Mi$Match (TV Movie)
Kate
 2013 Lovestruck: The Musical (TV Movie)
Mirabella Hutton
 2013 Love & Air Sex
Kara
 2013/I Cheap Thrills
Violet
 2013 Liars All
Katie
 2013 Guys with Kids (TV Series)
Stacee

Gary’s Idea (2013) … Stacee
 2012/I Static
Rachel
 2012 The Carlton Dance (Video short)
Sara
 2012 Blue-Eyed Butcher (TV Movie)
Susan Wright
 2011 Enter Nowhere
Jody
 2011 Shark Night Cast: Shark Bite (Short)
Sara Paxton
 2011 Shark Night 3D
Sara
 2011 The Innkeepers
Claire
 2009 The Beautiful Life: TBL (TV Series)
Raina Marrinelli / Raina Collins

The Beautiful Campaign (2009) … Raina Marrinelli
The Beautiful Triangle (2009) … Raina Marrinelli
The Beautiful Lie (2009) … Raina Collins
The Beautiful Aftermath (2009) … Raina Marrinelli
Pilot (2009) … Raina Marrinelli
 2009 Jonas (TV Series)
Fiona Skye

Frantic Romantic (2009) … Fiona Skye
 2008 Wizards of Waverly Place (TV Series)
Millie

Credit Check (2008) … Millie
 2008 Superhero Movie
Jill Johnson
 2007 Sydney White
Rachel
 2007 The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker (TV Movie)
Jessie Brenner
 2006 Return to Halloweentown (TV Movie)
Marnie Piper / Spendora Agatha Cromwell
 2006 Skater Boys (TV Series)
Kayla Gordon

Sundown (2006) … Kayla Gordon
 2006 Pepper Dennis (TV Series)
April May / Chrissy Tyler

Celebrity Twin Could Hang (2006) … April May / Chrissy Tyler
 2004-2006 Darcy’s Wild Life (TV Series)
Darcy Fields

Pet Adoption Day (2006) … Darcy Fields
Oh for the Love of… (2006) … Darcy Fields
You Can Go Home Again (2006) … Darcy Fields
Trash Talk (2006) … Darcy Fields
Mystery Date (2006) … Darcy Fields
 2006 Aquamarine
Aquamarine
 2005 Sara Paxton: Here We Go Again (Short)
Sara Paxton
 2005 Sara Paxton: Take a Walk (Short)
Sara Paxton
 2004 Mr. Ed (TV Movie)
Amanda Pope
 2004 Quintuplets (TV Series)
Chelsea

Date Night (2004) … Chelsea
 2004 Summerland (TV Series)
Sarah Borden

Life in the Fishbowl (2004) … Sarah Borden
Skipping School (2004) … Sarah Borden
Secrets (2004) … Sarah Borden
To Thine Self Be True (2004) … Sarah Borden
Into My Life (2004) … Sarah Borden
 2004 Sleepover
Staci
 2004 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Melanie

I Never Cheered for My Father (2004) … Melanie
 1999-2004 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Kid Fish / Kid Fish #1 / Monroe / …

Krabby Land/The Camping Episode (2004) … Monroe (voice)
Born Again Krabs/I Had an Accident (2003) … Kid Fish (voice)
Lost Episode (The Sponge Who Could Fly) (2003) … Kid Fish #1 (voice)
The Great Snail Race/Mid-Life Crustacean (2003) … Kid Fish #1
Club SpongeBob/My Pretty Seahorse (2002) … Baby Fish (voice)
 2004 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Angela Pozefsky

Malcolm Dates a Family (2004) … Angela Pozefsky
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Lana Walker

Death Grip (2003) … Lana Walker
 2002-2003 Greetings from Tucson (TV Series)
Sarah Tobin

Eegee’s vs. Hardee’s (2003) … Sarah Tobin
Home Sweet Home (2003) … Sarah Tobin
The Breakup (2003) … Sarah Tobin
My Two Padres (2002) … Sarah Tobin
Pilot (2002) … Sarah Tobin
 2003 Haunted Lighthouse (Short)
Ashley
 2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Jody Bradley

Burden of Proof (2002) … Jody Bradley
 2002 Generation Gap (TV Movie)
 2001 The Ruby Princess Runs Away (Short)
Princess Sabrina
 2001 State of Grace (TV Series)
Bunnie

Saving Grace (2001) … Bunnie
 2001 Lizzie McGuire (TV Series)
Holly

Election (2001) … Holly
 2001 Hounded (TV Movie)
Tracy Richburg
 1999-2000 Action (TV Series)
Georgia Dragon

Dragon’s Blood (2000) … Georgia Dragon
Pilot (1999) … Georgia Dragon
 2000 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Girl

The Wailing (2000) … Girl
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Featured

Geppetto (2000) … Featured
 2000 Perfect Game (Video)
Sydney
 1999 Koudelka (Video Game)
Charlotte (voice)
 1999 Durango Kids
Hillary
 1999 Passions (TV Series)
Young Sheridan

Episode #1.14 (1999) … Young Sheridan
 1999 Working (TV Series)
Amanda Baines

The Prodigy (1999) … Amanda Baines
 1998 Tunnel Vision (Short)
Shauna
 1998/I Soldier
Angie
 1998 Music from Another Room
Young Karen
 1997 NewsRadio (TV Series)
Sara

Office Feud (1997) … Sara
 1997 Liar Liar
Child at Party and School
 1996 Small Talk (TV Series)
Panelist #1

Episode #1.35 (1996) … Panelist #1
Episode #1.34 (1996) … Panelist #1
Episode #1.33 (1996) … Panelist #1
Episode #1.32 (1996) … Panelist #1
Episode #1.31 (1996) … Panelist #1
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Self (23 credits)
 2014 Vital Heat: The Making of ‘Cheap Thrills’ (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2014 TakePart Live (TV Series)
Herself – Guest

Episode #2.52 (2014) … Herself – Guest
 2013 Lovestruck: The Musical – Dance Featurette (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2012 The Innkeepers: Behind the Scenes (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2009-2012 Up Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series)
Herself – Guest

Episode dated 2 February 2012 (2012) … Herself – Guest
Episode dated 11 March 2009 (2009) … Herself – Guest
 2012 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Herself – Guest

Episode #8.108 (2012) … Herself – Guest
 2011 The Daily Habit (TV Series)
Herself

 2009 T4 (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 13 September 2009 (2009) … Herself
 2008 Mother Goose Parade (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Mother Goose Parade (TV Movie)
Herself
 2007 Fears: Popstar Interview (Short)
Herself
 2007 The 33rd Annual People’s Choice Awards (TV Special documentary)
Herself
 2006 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
Herself

Hilary Duff Revealed (2006) … Herself
 2006 Planet H2O (TV Mini-Series)
Herself
 2006 Saving a Species: Sharks at Risk (TV Movie)
Herself – Host
 2004 A Guide to the Perfect Sleepover: Making-of Featurette (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2004 Ready, Set, Action!: Sleepover Featurette (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2004 Sleepover: Behind-the-Scenes Photo Gallery (Video short)
Herself
 2004 Sleepover: Confessions (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2004 Sleepover: Gag Reel (Video short)
Herself

Hari Nef

Hari Nef

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Born (1992-10-21) October 21, 1992 (age 25)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residence New York, New York
Nationality American
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
  • writer
Years active 2011–present
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)[1]
Hair color Brown
Eye color Hazel
Agency IMG Models (New York, Paris, Milan, London, Los Angeles)[2][3][4][5][6]

Hari Nef (born October 21, 1992)[7] is an American actress, model, and writer based in New York City. Nef made her runway debut at New York Fashion Week Spring 2015, walking for both Hood By Air and Eckhaus Latta.[8][9] Nef is a transgender woman and is known for very often offering her opinions on trans issues.[10]

Early life and education[edit]

Hari Nef was born in Philadelphia[7], into a Jewish family. Her parents are David Neff, an advertising executive, and his wife Robin.[7][11] They divorced when she was two and she was raised by her mother in Newton, Massachusetts.[10]

She began attending Columbia University in 2011 and graduated with a degree from the theater program in May 2015.[12][13]

Career[edit]

Her writing has appeared in Dazed, Vice,[14] Original Plumbing, and BlackBook.[15] She has also written a regular sex advice/experience column at Adult magazine.[16]

In 2014, Nef was on the cover of Frische Magazine.[17] That same year, she was placed at number 68 on Dazed’s 100 list.[12] Nef also moved to the top of the Dazed Readers 100, ranking #1 overall,[12] and appeared in the i-D Pre-Fall Issue twice.[18]

In 2015, she again walked shows during New York Fashion Week, including Adam Selman, VFiles, Vejas, Degen, and Eckhaus Latta once more.[19][20]

In May 2015, Nef was signed to IMG Models, making her the first openly transgender model signed to them.[21][22][23]

In the summer of 2015, Nef was cast in the second season of Amazon Prime‘s Transparent, which debuted in December 2015.[24] She also starred in The Drums‘ music video “There is Nothing Left” in August.[25]

In 2015, The Forward newspaper included her in the Forward 50, a list of the year’s fifty most influential Jewish-Americans.[11]

Elle printed special collectors’ covers for their September 2016 issue, and one of them featured Nef, which was the first time an openly transgender woman had been on the cover of a major commercial British magazine.[26]

In January 2017, Nef starred in a television commercial for the L’Oréal Paris True Match line alongside Blake Lively, Lara Stone and Xiao Wen Ju. The campaign was premiered at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards telecast.[27]

Actress (11 credits)
 2018 You (TV Series) (filming)
Blythe

Everythingship (2018) … Blythe
Maybe (2018) … Blythe
Bluebeard’s Castle (2018) … Blythe
You Got Me Babe (2018) … Blythe
 2018 Mapplethorpe
Tinkerbelle
 2017 Let Me Die a Nun (TV Series)
Katherine
 2017 Love Advent (TV Series short)
Hari Nef

Hari Nef (2017) … Hari Nef
 2016/I Crush (Short)
Clare
 2015 Transparent (TV Series)
Gittel

Man on the Land (2015) … Gittel
Oscillate (2015) … Gittel
Cherry Blossoms (2015) … Gittel
Flicky-Flicky Thump-Thump (2015) … Gittel
Kina Hora (2015) … Gittel
 2015/II Family Tree (Short)
 2015 Self Aware (Short)
 2014 She Told Me She Was Dead (Short)
Amber Mugabe
 2013 Hellaware
Cy
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 2016 Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries (TV Series documentary)
Herself

Fashion: Beauty Redefined (2016) … Herself

PETRA SILANDER

Petra Silander is an actress, known for 2047: Virtual Revolution (2016), Dark Web (2016) and I Will Crush You and Go to Hell (2016).
Actress (6 credits)
 2016 I Will Crush You and Go to Hell (Short)
Colorado Fox
 2016 Dark Web
Ilona
 2015 Hôtel de la plage (TV Series)
Inge

Episode #2.6 (2015) … Inge
Episode #2.5 (2015) … Inge
Episode #2.4 (2015) … Inge
Episode #2.2 (2015) … Inge
 2015 L’homme de la situation (TV Series)
Ingrid

Irène (2015) … Ingrid
 2011 Bienvenue à bord
La nounou

PETRA WRIGHT

Petra Wright is known for her work on Sam & Joe (2004), The Pact (2012) and Alias (2001).
Actress (23 credits)
  Wasteland (completed)
Arlene
 2016 Holidays
Mom
 2014 Desert Cathedral
Annah Collins
 2013 Mother Nature
Wife
 2013 The Troll (Short)
Andrea Lohner
 2012/II The Pact
Jennifer Glick
 2011 Honkers (TV Series short)
Crooked Shirt Honkee

Episode #1.1 (2011) … Crooked Shirt Honkee
 2009 The Saboteur (Video Game) (voice)
 2009 Chinese Box (Short)
Woman
 2008 This Life
Chloe’s mom
 2005 Laura Smiles
Laura
 2004 Sam & Joe
Sam
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Alice Williams

The Abduction (2002) … Alice Williams
The Counteragent (2002) … Alice Williams
 2002 Against All Evidence (TV Movie)
Dorothea
 2002 Outside the Law
Annie Madden
 2002 XX/XY
Claire
 2002 Glissando
Alida
 2001 24 (TV Series)
Flight Attendant

12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2001) … Flight Attendant
 2001 Seven and a Match
Blair
 2000 Just for the Time Being
Joanne Fischer
 1998 The Sleep Cure
Jill Danford
 1996 Cowboy Jesus (Short)
M&M

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt

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Alia Bhatt
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Born (1993-03-15) 15 March 1993 (age 25)
Mumbai, India
Nationality British[1]
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active 2012–present
Parent(s) Mahesh Bhatt
Soni Razdan
Relatives See Bhatt family
Awards Full list

Alia Bhatt (pronounced [ɑ:ˈliːə bʱθ]; born 15 March 1993) is a British actress and singer who works in Hindi films. She is the recipient of several accolades, including two Filmfare Awards, and is one of the highest-paid actresses in India.[2] Beginning in 2014, she appeared in Forbes India‘s Celebrity 100 list, based on her income and popularity, and in 2017, she was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list.[3][4]

Born into the Bhatt family, she is the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. After making her acting debut as a child artist in the 1999 thriller Sangharsh, Bhatt played her first leading role in Karan Johar‘s teen drama Student of the Year (2012). She established herself in Bollywood by starring as the female lead in several commercially successful films, including the romances 2 States (2014), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017); the drama Kapoor & Sons (2016); and the coming-of-age film Dear Zindagi (2016). Bhatt received critical acclaim for portraying emotionally intense characters in the road drama Highway (2014), which won her the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress, and the crime drama Udta Punjab (2016), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

In addition to acting in films, Bhatt has launched her own fashion label for the online retailer Jabong.com and is the founder of the ecological initiative CoExist. She has sung six of her film songs, including the singleSamjhawan Unplugged” in 2014, and participates in stage shows and concert tours.

Early life

Bhatt was born on 15 March 1993[5][6] in Mumbai to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. Her father is of Gujarati descent[7][8] and her mother is of Kashmiri and German ancestry.[9][10][11] Director Nanabhai Bhatt is her paternal grandfather. She has an elder sister, Shaheen (born 1988)[12] and two half-siblings, Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt. Actor Emraan Hashmi and director Mohit Suri are her maternal cousins, while producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle.[13] Bhatt was educated at the Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai.[14]

Bhatt’s first acting role was as a child artist in Sangharsh (1999), starring Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta where she played the younger version of Zinta’s character.[15]

Career

Early work and rise to prominence (2012–2015)

Bhatt had her first leading role in 2012 with Karan Johar‘s Student of the Year, alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan.[16] She portrayed the role of Shanaya Singhania, a sophisticated teenage girl who is in a relationship with Dhawan’s character but is attracted to the character played by Malhotra. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama wrote of her performance, “Alia’s role is reminiscent of Kareena Kapoor in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Stylish, classy, born with a silver spoon, she’s someone who loves to flaunt not just her clothes and bags, but also her riches. Extremely photogenic, Alia makes a super-confident debut.”[17] Anupama Chopra of Hindustan Times also mentioned the similarities with Kapoor’s character, but noted that her performance was “without the killer attitude.”[18] Student of the Year grossed ₹960 million (US$15 million) at the box office.[19]

Bhatt at an event for Highway in 2014. For her performance in the film, Bhatt won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.

Bhatt established herself in Bollywood with her three film releases of 2014.[20][21] She played the protagonist of Imtiaz Ali‘s road film Highway opposite Randeep Hooda. Her portrayal of a lonely teenage girl who develops stockholm syndrome after being abducted was acclaimed by the critics.[22] Rachit Gupta of Filmfare mentioned that “[a]t 20, it’s surprising how Alia has got so many deft nuances right. It’s as if the actor has grown with the character. She is truly one of the most promising new actors in Hindi films.”[23] Sonia Chopra of Sify added that Bhatt is “completely immersed” in her role, and that “Alia’s uninhibited and raw performance will have you emotionally invested in her character all through.”[24] Though the film underperformed at the box office,[25] Bhatt won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress and also garnered a Best Actress nomination at the ceremony.[26][27]

In Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala‘s joint production 2 States, Bhatt starred opposite Arjun Kapoor. An adaptation of Chetan Bhagat‘s novel of the same name, it narrates the story of two IIM Ahmedabad students who encounter trouble in convincing their parents to approve of their relationship. For her role as Ananya Swaminatham, a headstrong Tamil girl, she learnt the language.[28] Critics were appreciative of her performance with Rediff.com publishing that Bhatt “really grows into the character and makes you believe that she’s a career-oriented IIM-A grad.”[29] Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express added that Bhatt was a “surprise” and was “easy and fresh and natural.”[30] The film emerged as a top-grossing production, earning over ₹1.7 billion (US$26 million) worldwide.[19]

Bhatt’s final film role in 2014 was as Kavya Pratap Singh, a Punjabi girl who engages in a romantic affair with a stranger a few days prior to her wedding, in Shashank Khaitan‘s romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Co-starring Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Shukla, the film was described as a tribute to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) by Johar, who served as producer.[31] Writing for India Today, Rohit Khilnani thought that Bhatt had pitched in “one of her best performances so far”, though Nandini Ramnath of Mint found her performance to be lacking in subtlety, writing that she was “more comfortable acting out her feelings through dialogue and actions”.[32][33] Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania proved to be her second consecutive release to earn over ₹1 billion (US$15 million).[19] Her accomplishments in 2014 led Box Office India to label her as the top Bollywood actress of the year.[34]

Also in 2014, Bhatt appeared in a short film on women’s safety, entitled Going Home, from director Vikas Bahl.[35] She next reunited with Bahl to film the romantic comedy Shaandaar. Released in 2015, the film featured Shahid Kapoor and Bhatt as two insomniacs who fall in love during a destination wedding.[36] Kunal Guha of Mumbai Mirror criticised the film and wrote that Bhatt “socks life into her character but fails to pump any into this film”.[37] Shaandaar earned little at the box office.[38]

Established actress (2016–present)

Bhatt at a promotional event for Udta Punjab in 2016. For her performance in the film, Bhatt won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

In 2016, Bhatt established herself as a leading actress of contemporary Hindi cinema by featuring in three critically and commercially successful films. In her first release of the year, Bhatt played the supporting role of a lively young girl with a buried past in Kapoor & Sons, a drama about a dysfunctional family starring Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan. The film proved to be a critical and commercial success.[39][40] Bhatt then took on the part of a poverty-stricken Bihari migrant in the Indian state of Punjab in Udta Punjab (2016), a crime drama about substance abuse from the director Abhishek Chaubey. The intense role marked a significant departure from the mostly light-hearted parts she had previously played, and in preparation, she watched documentaries on drug abuse and learned to speak a Bihari dialect.[41] The film, co-starring Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and Diljit Dosanjh, generated controversy when the Central Board of Film Certification deemed that the film represented Punjab in a negative light and demanded extensive censorship before its theatrical release.[42] The Bombay High Court later cleared the film for exhibition with one scene cut.[43] Bhatt’s performance in the film was critically acclaimed, with several commentators believing that it was her best performance to that point.[44] Raja Sen of Rediff.com wrote that Bhatt “commits to her accent and deals with the film’s most unsavoury section, and is stunning during an incendiary speech that elevates the entire film to a whole other level.”[45]

In her final release, Bhatt continued to gain critical praise as she took on the role of an aspiring cinematographer whose life undergoes a series of changes after she consults a free-spirited psychologist (played by Shah Rukh Khan) in the coming-of-age film Dear Zindagi (2016).[46] Writing for IndieWire, Anisha Jhaveri noted that Bhatt provides her character with “a three-dimensionality in which the somewhat annoying nature of millennial angst is balanced with an innocence that’s impossible not to recognize”.[47] The film proved a box office success as well, earning a total of ₹1.39 billion (US$21 million) worldwide.[48] Udta Punjab and Dear Zindagi earned Bhatt several awards and nominations; for the former, she won the Screen Award and the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, and for the latter, she received an additional Best Actress nomination at Filmfare.[49][50][51]

The series of successful films continued with Bhatt’s next project—the romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017)—which reunited her with Khaitan and Dhawan.[52] The film tells the story of an independent young woman (Bhatt) from rural India who refuses to conform to patriarchal expectations from her chauvinistic fiancée (Dhawan). Rachel Saltz of The New York Times took note of the film’s statement on gender equality and wrote, “Without ever falling into the clichés of spunky Bollywood heroine, [Bhatt] effortlessly embodies that admirable thing: a modern woman.”[53] With over ₹1.95 billion (US$30 million) in box office receipts, Badrinath Ki Dulhania proved to be Bhatt’s highest-grossing release.[54][55] She received another Filmfare nomination for Best Actress.[56] The commercial performance of her recent releases led Bollywood Hungama to credit her as “one of the most successful actresses in the recent history”.[57]

Upcoming projects

As of February 2018, Bhatt has three upcoming projects. She has filmed the role of a Kashmiri spy married to a Pakistani policeman (played by Vicky Kaushal) in Meghna Gulzar‘s thriller Raazi, an adaptation of Harinder Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat, set during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.[58][59] She is filming opposite Ranveer Singh for Zoya Akhtar‘s Gully Boy, a musical based on the life of rappers living in Mumbai’s ghettos.[60] She has also committed to star with Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan in Ayan Mukerji‘s fantasy film trilogy, the first of which is named Brahmastra.[61]

Other work

Bhatt at the 59th Filmfare Awards in 2014

Bhatt has performed playback singing for the song “Sooha Saaha” in Highway (2014). A. R. Rahman, the composer of the film, invited her to his music school to undergo training.[62] In 2014, she sang the unplugged version of the song “Samjhawan”, for the composers SharibToshi, in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.[63] In 2016, she sang an alternate version of the song “Ikk Kudi”, for the soundtrack of Udta Punjab, with her co-star Dosanjh.[64]

In addition to acting in films, Bhatt has performed at the Filmfare, Screen and Stardust award ceremonies, and has also participated in a stage show in Hong Kong alongside Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra.[65] In 2013, she performed at a charity event with Dhawan, Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor and Huma Qureshi to raise funds for the flood-affected victims of Uttarakhand.[66] In August 2016, she performed in various cities of the United States as a part of the “Dream Team 2016” tour, alongside actors Dhawan, Malhotra, Kapur, Katrina Kaif, Parineeti Chopra, filmmaker Karan Johar, and singer Badshah.[67]

In 2013, Bhatt took part in a campaign for PETA to raise awareness about homeless animals.[68] In 2017, Bhatt launched an ecological initiative named CoExist to raise awareness about the welfare of street animals.[69] The following year, she collaborated with Facebook Live for a campaign named Find Your Green, to campaign for environmentalism.[70]

In 2014, Bhatt launched her own line of clothing for women in association with the online fashion portal Jabong.com; she described the collection to be “very simple” and “very me”.[71] She is also the celebrity endorser for a number of brands and products, including Coca-Cola, Garnier and Maybelline.[72][73]

Filmography

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
1999 Sangharsh Young Reet Oberoi Special appearance
2012 Student of the Year Shanaya Singhania Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
2014 Highway Veera Tripathi Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2014 2 States Ananya Swaminathan
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Kavya Pratap Singh
2014 Going Home Herself Short film
2014 Ugly Young Shalini Cameo appearance[74]
2015 Shaandaar Alia Arora
2016 Kapoor & Sons Tia Malik
2016 Udta Punjab Mary Jane Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil DJ Cameo appearance
2016 Dear Zindagi Kaira Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2017 Badrinath Ki Dulhania Vaidehi Trivedi Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2018 Welcome to New York Herself Cameo appearance
2018 Raazi Film has yet to be released Sehmat Post-production
2018 Zero Film has yet to be released Herself Special appearance[75]
2019 Gully Boy Film has yet to be released Zoya Ali Filming[76]
2019 Brahmastra Film has yet to be released TBA Filming[77]

Discography

Track Year Album Ref(s)
“Sooha Saha” 2014 Highway [78]
Samjhawan Unplugged 2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania [79]
“Ikk Kudi (Club Mix)” 2016 Udta Punjab [80]
“Love You Zindagi (Club Mix)” 2016 Dear Zindagi [81]
“Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le – 2” 2016 Dear Zindagi [81]
“Humsafar (Alia’s version)” 2017 Badrinath Ki Dulhania [82]

MAYA STANGE

Maya Stange is an actress and director, known for Killing Ground (2016), Garage Days (2002) and In a Savage Land (1999).
Actress (52 credits)
 2018 Book Week (pre-production)
Trish
 2018 We Were Tomorrow (TV Series) (post-production)
Rebekah Reeves

Marked (2018) … Rebekah Reeves
Eden (2018) … Rebekah Reeves
 2018 The Vicar’s Wife (announced)
Deirdre Lawless
 2014/III Nova (Short) (completed)
Nova
 2017 The Secret Daughter (TV Series)
Wendy Chappie / Wendy / Wendy Chapple

Hearts on Fire (2017) … Wendy
Rear View Mirror (2017) … Wendy Chapple
Respect (2017) … Wendy Chappie
Always On My Mind (2017) … Wendy Chappie
 2017 Seek. (Short)
Mia
 2016 Trespass (Short)
Rachel
 2016 Talkers (Short)
Kelly
 2016 Killing Ground
Margaret
 2014-2016 Love Child (TV Series)
Eva McNaughton

Episode #3.10 (2016) … Eva McNaughton
Episode #3.9 (2016) … Eva McNaughton
Episode #3.8 (2016) … Eva McNaughton
Episode #3.7 (2016) … Eva McNaughton
Episode #3.5 (2016) … Eva McNaughton
 2016 Wolf Creek (TV Series)
Ingrid Thorogood

Billabong (2016) … Ingrid Thorogood
 2016 Banana Boy (Short)
Beth
 2016 Stye (Short)
Carol
 2015 The Principal (TV Series)
Claire

Episode #1.3 (2015) … Claire
 2015 Jack’s Promise (Short)
Esther
 2015/I Drown
Woman Who Drowned
 2014/II Ash (Short)
Beth
 2014/V Mother (Short)
Barbara
 2014/I Touch (Short)
Anna
 2013 Redfern Now (TV Series)
Susie

Dogs of War (2013) … Susie
 2013 Heidi Fires Everyone (Short)
Justine
 2013 Galore
Carrie
 2013 Adore
Workshop Performer
 2011-2012 The Hamster Wheel (TV Series)
Additional Cast

Episode #2.2 (2012) … Additional Cast (as Maya Sange)
Episode #1.5 (2011) … Additional Cast (as Maya Elliott)
 2012 Rake (TV Series)
Charlotte Gardyne

R vs Wooldridge & Anor (2012) … Charlotte Gardyne
 2012 I’m the One (Short)
Mia
 2012 Tricky Business (TV Series)
Frankie Chalmers

Who Wants to Be an Albatross (2012) … Frankie Chalmers
Secrets and Lies (2012) … Frankie Chalmers
 2012 The Great Mint Swindle (TV Movie)
Sheryl Mickelberg
 2012/II Rabbit (Short)
House Wife
 2010 After the Credits (Short)
Flight Attendant
 2010 Wicked Love: The Maria Korp Story (TV Movie)
Tania Herman (as Maya Elliott)
 2010 Satisfaction (TV Series)
Lucy Gallagher

Not Vanilla (2010) … Lucy Gallagher (as Maya Elliott)
 2007 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Gillian Walsh

Loose Ends, Part 1 (2007) … Gillian Walsh
 2006 Filthy Gorgeous (TV Movie)
Shannon
 2002 Young Lions (TV Series)
Sophia Rinaldi

Serial Killer: Part 2 (2002) … Sophia Rinaldi
Grand Prix (2002) … Sophia Rinaldi
Bill’s Death (2002) … Sophia Rinaldi
Fruit Market Underworld (2002) … Sophia Rinaldi
Mardi Gras (2002) … Sophia Rinaldi
 2002 Garage Days
Kate
 2002 XX/XY
Sam
 2001 Jet Set
Genevieve
 2000 Casualty (TV Series)
Katie

Being There: Part Two (2000) … Katie
Being There: Part One (2000) … Katie
 1999 Secret Men’s Business (TV Movie)
Emma
 1999 In a Savage Land
Evelyn Spence
 1998 Head On
Janet
 1998 Good Guys Bad Guys (TV Series)
Orange

Zen Go the Strings of My Heart (1998) … Orange
 1998 All Saints (TV Series)
Emily Watson

Give and Take (1998) … Emily Watson (as Maya Strange)
 1996 McLeod’s Daughters (TV Movie)
Becky Howard
 1995 Flipper (TV Series)
Devra

Treasure Hunt (1995) … Devra
 1995 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Kerry Mitchell

Gun Crazy (1995) … Kerry Mitchell
 1995 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Lisa Onslow

Words Without Music (1995) … Lisa Onslow
 1994 Baby Bath Massacre (TV Movie)
Rose
 1993 Love in Limbo
Ivy Riddle

SOPHIE HENSSER

Sophie has trained with the Australian Theatre for Young People and participated in the NIDA open program. Sophie has a BA in Media Communications; Media, Arts and Production from UTS. Sophie has appeared in television on Home and Away, Underbelly “The Golden Mile”, Crownies, Cops LAC, All Saints, the Saddle Club, Serangoon Road, and as “Lily …
Actress (13 credits)
 2014-2017 Love Child (TV Series)
Vivian Maguire

Episode #4.8 (2017) … Vivian Maguire (as Sophie Hensser-Bloom)
Episode #4.7 (2017) … Vivian Maguire (as Sophie Hensser-Bloom)
Episode #4.6 (2017) … Vivian Maguire (as Sophie Hensser-Bloom)
Episode #4.5 (2017) … Vivian Maguire (as Sophie Hensser-Bloom)
Episode #4.4 (2017) … Vivian Maguire (as Sophie Hensser-Bloom)
 2015/I Second Hand (Short)
Tessa
 2015 Australia: The Story of Us (TV Series documentary)
Elizabeth Perry

Worlds Collide (2015) … Elizabeth Perry
 2014 The Little Death
Additional Voice (voice)
 2013 Serangoon Road (TV Series)
Gina Kershaw

Episode #1.8 (2013) … Gina Kershaw
 2012 Tricky Business (TV Series)
Lily Christie

Bad Hair Day (2012) … Lily Christie
Episode #1.13 (2012) … Lily Christie
Who Wants to Be an Albatross (2012) … Lily Christie
Skyrockets in Flight (2012) … Lily Christie
Space and Time (2012) … Lily Christie
 2011 Crownies (TV Series)
Nadia Tesla

Episode #1.14 (2011) … Nadia Tesla
Episode #1.13 (2011) … Nadia Tesla
 2011/I Driver (Short)
Lara
 2010 Cops LAC (TV Series)
Karen

Illegal Dumping (2010) … Karen
 2010 Underbelly (TV Series)
Monica

Dog Eat Dog (2010) … Monica
Crossroads (2010) … Monica
Full Force Gale (2010) … Monica
Women in Uniform (2010) … Monica
Saving Face (2010) … Monica
 2009 All Saints (TV Series)
Isabelle

In Trust (2009) … Isabelle
 2007-2009 Home and Away (TV Series)
Freya Duric

Episode #1.4797 (2009) … Freya Duric
Episode #1.4796 (2009) … Freya Duric
Episode #1.4795 (2009) … Freya Duric
Episode #1.4792 (2009) … Freya Duric
Episode #1.4791 (2009) … Freya Duric
 2001 The Saddle Club (TV Series)
Megan

Jump Off (2001) … Megan
Gift Horse (2001) … Megan (credit only)
Runaway (2001) … Megan (credit only)
Star Quality (2001) … Megan
Bridle Path: Part 2 (2001) … Megan