India, March 15 -- Actor Alia Bhatt rang in her 26th birthday amid friends, family and a lot of love. She cut her birthday cake with all her favourite people at her Mumbai residence at midnight. Her boyfriend and Brahmastra co-actor Ranbir Kapoor also paid the birthday girl a visit.

Fashion designer and one of Alia's best buddies, Masaba Gupta shared pictures from the birthday celebration. In one picture, Alia is seen getting a big cuddle from all her friends-Masaba, Anushka and Akanksha Ranjan and Atiya. "You were pure magic since we were babies .... and you continue to be pure magic.... Happy birthday Alu," Masaba captioned her post.

She also shared a video of Alia cutting three birthday cakes. As she blew out the candles, her father,...