The Hindi film star is stepping into her first role outside of Bollywood alongside Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan in spy thriller Heart of Stone.
Her performance as tech boffin Keya in the new flick saw her dubbed a “formidable talent” by director Tom Harper.
The highly-anticipated movie debuts globally on Netflix on Friday, allowing a new realm of film fans to enjoy Alia’s talents.
But although she is bringing her acting talents to the international stage, she has vowed to continue her career in Indian cinema.
The 30-year-old says she is content with forging her own path, despite being in awe of Priyanka’s extraordinary success in the US.
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Alia’s fellow actress and friend made a name for herself in Bollywood before taking the plunge and finally moving Stateside in 2015.
The 41-year-old, who is wed to Nick Jonas, soon got her big break after starring in ABC’s thriller drama series, Quantico.
Alia said the trailblazer has inspired her as well as countless others to follow their dreams – but she isn’t moving to the US for now.
She told the Associated Press: “I think what Priyanka did was extremely brave and very different from what anyone has ever done.