A debut in the Netflix thriller Heart of Stone.
The upcoming film also stars Gal Gadot and 50 Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan.
Netflix announced the news on social media, tweeting a picture of Alia and writing:
“Exciting News: Alia Bhatt will star alongside Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan in their new movie Heart of Stone!”
Alia’s Hollywood debut led to several Bollywood stars sending messages of congratulations.
Arjun Kapoor compared Alia to Meryl Streep and said:
“Mini Meryl’s at it again…”
Hrithik Roshan said: “Amazing Alia. Happy to hear this.”
Her sister Pooja Bhatt posted a series of emojis, expressing her excitement.
Zoya Akhtar, Janhvi Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez also congratulated the actress.