India September 18(IM): Actor Alia Bhatt and her actor boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor are getting easier with their public displays of affection. The two were clicked together at her best friend Akansha Ranjans birthday party on Tuesday night. Actors Athiya Shetty and Vaani Kapoor were also spotted at the party.
Pictures from the party show Alia giving Ranbir a tight hug while they pose with their friends. Alia is seen in a long black dress and her hair tied in a bun while Ranbir is seen in a black graphic T-shirt and blue jeans.
Even as the two are surrounded by friends, Alia is seen with her arms around Ranbir and a big smile on her face. Even Ranbir could not stop smiling and is seen tilting his head towards Alia.
Birthday girl Akansha is seen in a black lace dress and with a drink in her hand. She shared another picture with her girl friends on her Instagram page with shows Alia sitting on a bar stool.
Alia and Ranbir were also spotted by the paparazzi on Tuesday evening as they separately arrived for the party at Akanshas home. Ranbir had attended a brand event in Mumbai earlier in the day.
Ranbir and Alia were recently on a holiday in Kenya. She shared her pictures and selfies from the holiday but none with Ranbir. However, others did catch them on camera, enjoying a safari together and their pictures were shared online.
Upon their return to India, the couple welcomed his father, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor back home after his year-long stay in New York. He was there with his wife and actor Neetu Singh, receiving treatment for cancer.
Alia and Ranbir have been dating since earlier last year. They will be together be seen in Ayan Mukerjis Brahmastra, a fantasy adventure trilogy. It also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy.