Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has taken to Instagram to wish her daughter Alia Bhatt on her birthday. The actress has turned 26 today, on March 15, and celebrated the day with a house party last night. Daddy Bhatt posted a picture of himself posing with Alia from the last night’s party and wrote a beautiful caption. He called his lovely daughter ‘sunshine’ on the post and wrote, “Sunshine mixed with a bit of magic. Happy Birthday Alia.” (sic)

Even her mother, actress Soni Razdan took to social media to wish Alia a very happy birthday. She also posted a picture from the last night’s party and wrote, “Happy Happy Birthday sweet Alia … your light is shining brighter each day … wish you all the light love and the bestest best of the rest in you life. Keep shining. Love you ❤️❤️❤️🌸🌸🌸💕💕💕” (sic)

Alia celebrated her birthday with parents and close friends. She was accompanied by beau Ranbir Kapoor, her mentor Karan Johar and director friend Ayan Mukerji along with Masaba Gupta, Anushka Ranjan and others. In a special interview dedicated to her daughter, her mother Soni recently opened up about how talented Alia is. The actress talked to Pinkvilla and said that Alia is in probably in the best phase of her life and she has all the reasons to celebrate. She said, “We are all happy. Her birthday is always a time to celebrate and she has a lot to celebrate. Her birthday is always a special occasion. At this moment in her life, she has a lot to celebrate. She had a successful film, she has another release coming up soon. So, it’s all very exciting and we are looking forward to a very interesting year ahead as she will be working with her dad. As it is something very special and she just signed a film with SS Rajamouli which is a big announcement. Kalank is releasing and it is looking absolutely beautiful. So obviously, for her, this is like a kind of a special time.”

Happy birthday, Alia!