Alia Bhatt expressed annoyance at questions about embracing motherhood during the peak of her career
In the latest episode of Koffee with Karan, Season 8, Alia Bhatt and Kareena Kapoor Khan took the stage as guests, treating viewers to a mix of intriguing revelations, entertaining anecdotes, and discussions on controversies. Alia openly shared her experience regarding announcing her pregnancy, expressing frustration at the continuous inquiries about such a significant decision during the peak of her career.
In the course of the conversation, the issue of male entitlement in the industry was brought up by host Karan Johar. He pointed out that actresses often face questions about balancing marriage, children, and career, while their male counterparts are spared such inquiries. In response, Alia Bhatt candidly shared her frustration, stating, “See, the balancing career irritates the life out of me.”
While she acknowledged that questions about married and family life come from a good place, she recounted facing a significant amount of scrutiny, especially when she announced her pregnancy. Despite the overall happiness, there was a noticeable amount of chatter about how she would manage. Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani actress also recalled an incident when while promoting Laal Singh Chaddha, Kareena was asked what she thought of Alia’s decision to which the Jaane Jaan actress replied that it’s the best thing.