Mahesh Bhatt is proud of Alia Bhatt as she is ‘flying higher and higher’. Following the slew of positive responses that the actress is getting for her role in Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Raazi’, on Monday, Mahesh took to his micro-blogging site to praise her. Mahesh Bhatt tweeted, “Alia my girl you are flying higher and higher! Get addicted to bettering yourself. Love.”

Alia, daughter of Mahesh and actress Soni Razdan, plays a Kashmiri girl, who gets married to a Pakistani Army officer and becomes a spy to protect her own country. The film marks the first time that Alia has shared screen space with her mother. Mahesh feels Alia has inherited her talent from her mother. According to a source in the know, he told Shiladitya Bora, producer of ‘Yours Truly’ — which stars Mahesh and Soni — that Alia has inherited her acting skills from her mother. He also said his wife has delivered a phenomenal performance in ‘Yours Truly’. ALSO READ: Raazi Box Office Collection Day 3: Alia Bhatt’s Film Earns Rs 32.94 Crore In The Opening Weekend

On the professional front, Alia Bhatt is currently seen in Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Raazi’, also starring ‘Masaan’ fame Vicky Kaushal, has wrapped up the shoot for Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’ and is prepping up for Ayan Mukerji’s ‘Brahmastra’. Watch this space for further updates.