Alia Bhatt Calls Out Report Claiming Ranbir Kapoor Will "Pick" Her Up From UK: I'm Not A Parcel

"Now if you would excuse me... My shot is ready," wrote Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt Calls Out Report Claiming Ranbir Kapoor Will 'Pick' Her Up From UK: I'm Not A Parcel

Alia Bhatt shared this image. (courtesy: aliaabhatt)

New Delhi:

Alia Bhatt, by her own admission, is "overwhelmed" by the messages and comments she's received ever since she announced in an Instagram post on Monday that she and husband Ranbir Kapoor have a baby on the way. She did, however, scoop out time to respond to a media report that claimed Ranbir might travel to the UK to "bring his wife home" - Alia is currently in London filming her Hollywood debut Heart Of Stone. The report claims Alia Bhatt will wrap work on her current projects - Heart Of Stone and Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani - by mid-July so that her work commitments are not impacted in any way and also so that she can get a rest.

On her Instagram Stories, Alia Bhatt pointed out that she doesn't need to be "picked up" or get rest, explaining that no schedules were being affected in any way. "Meanwhile in some people's heads, we still live in some patriarchal world...FYI. Nothing has gotten delayed. No one needs to pick anyone up. I am a woman not a parcel. I do not need to rest at all but good to know you'll have a doctor's certification as well. This 2022. Can we please get out of this archaic way of thinking." Alia Bhatt wrote, signing off with these words: "Now if you would excuse me.. My shot is ready."

Read Alia Bhatt's Instagram story here:

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Screenshot of Alia Bhatt's Instagram story.

Before this, Alia Bhatt shared a picture with husband Ranbir Kapoor from their wedding festivities on her Instagram story on Tuesday evening and she wrote that she is "overwhelmed with all the love." The actress added, "Have tried to read everyone's messages and good wishes and all I want to say is, it truly feels so special to celebrate such a big moment in our lives with all your love and blessings. Thank you every single one of you."

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Screenshot of Alia Bhatt's Instagram story.

Alia Bhatt shared this picture with Ranbir Kapoor from a hospital on Monday and she captioned it: "Our baby... Coming soon."

Alia Bhatt is a woman of many hats. She is all set to make her Hollywood debut soon. She has also backed the film Darlings, co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan. Alia also runs an apparel brand for kids. She will soon star in Darlings. She will also be seen in Farhan Akhtar's Jee Le Zaraa with Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif and Karan Johar's Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani with Ranveer Singh. Her line-up of films also includes Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra with husband Ranbir Kapoor.

The actress had two back-to-back releases this year - SS Rajamouli's RRR and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi - both of which were big hits.

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