India, Aug. 22 -- In an industry like Bollywood where everyone is so consumed by competition, Alia Bhatt, in her seven-year career, has steered away from any incidents of professional rivalry. She's faced episodes of criticism during her low points, but always managed to keep her calm.

On how has she been able to maintain cordial relationships with people in the industry despite the competition, Alia says, "Because I think that if you have any negativity within you, it will kind of really come up there. Sometimes, there could be a strain, a rumour or something that kind of can be created into something. But if it doesn't really exist, then that rumour will never stay on for too long. Genuinely, I have never had any negative thoughts toward...