Actress Alia Bhatt has joined the league of Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa Karmakar to become one of the 53 Indians on Forbes’ list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30. Whoa! Now this is HUGE! Alia has managed to woo us with some exemplary performances in the past and it is indeed a great deal for her to have achieved a place in the Forbes List 2017. she is one of the few actresses who has managed to carve a niche for herself in the industry all by herself. Though she comes from a filmy background, Alia‘s work speaks for her. No wonder she has achieved all the success, name and fame at such a young age.
Sakshi Malik, 24, became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal when she bagged a bronze at Rio 2016. Hailing from the North Indian town Rohtak, Malik faced a lot of local opposition of her desire to wrestle when she took up the sport at age 12, noted Forbes. Dipa Karmakar, 23, became the first Indian female gymnast to ever compete in Olympics, also at Rio, where she came fourth. Alia Bhatt, 24, acted in 13 Bollywood movies, with at least six of them grossing well over $15 million worldwide.
The Forbes’ 2017 “30 Under 30” Asia list features 300 impressive young entrepreneurs — 30 in each of the 10 categories — from all walks of life, pushing the boundaries of innovation. The categories include entertainment, sports, healthcare, science, finance and venture capital, retail, social entrepreneurs and enterprise technology. Indians is second only to China on the list, which has 77 honourees.