Mahesh Bhatt – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Mahesh Bhatt Indian Director, Producer and Screenwriter

His Social Media Profiles

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Mahesh
Gender Male
Age 75 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 20 September 1948
Full Name Mahesh Bhatt
Profession Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Mahesh Bhatt is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and director commonly known for his works utterly in Hindi movies. He was born in Mumbai, India on 20th September, 1949 into a family of film producers. Mahesh expelled out of college in the year 1970 and took to film producing. Staring his career as a subordinate of film director Raj Khosla, he moved ahead to direct his first film when he was 21 years old.

Mahesh Bhatt’s film “Saransh” bestowed him with a special Jury Award at Moscow Film Festival 1985. He became renowned with his films such as Janam, Arth and Naam.

Mahesh Bhatt is commonly recognized for his eccentric style of film production as well as his subjects, which replicate numerous of his experiences in life. In the year 1998, his movie Zakhm ran into big trouble with censor board on account of some critical references to 1993 Mumbai rebellions. In the year 1982, Shabana Azmi essayed a cherished appearance in his movie ‘Arth’. Mahesh began to produce movie under the banner of Vishesh Films production in the year 1987, together with his with younger brother Mukesh.

He is the father of popular film director and actress Pooja Bhatt. He has been associated with the most popular Bollywood actress Parveen Babi, who has passed away. A few of his other notable movies involve Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan, Kartoos, Angaaray, Duplicate, Tamanna, Dastak, Papa Kahte Hain, Chaahat, Criminal, Naajayaz, Milan, Naaraaz, Tadipaar and numerous other.


Mahesh Bhatt Education

School: Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai

Mahesh Bhatt Career

Profession: Director, Producer and Screenwriter



Net Worth: $48 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Nanabhai Bhatt

Mother: Shirin Mohammad Ali

Brother: Mukesh Bhatt

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Kiran Bhatt (Divorced)Soni Razdan

Son: Rahul Bhatt

Daughter: Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt

Past Relationships:

Lorraine Bright (later Kiran Bhatt)
Parveen Babi
Soni Razdan

Facts You Never Knew About Mahesh Bhatt

  • Mahesh Bhatt innate the bequest of his father of being a film Director, his Father named Nanabhai Bhatt was also a well-known film director.
  • The movie Saaransh produced by Mahesh Bhatt was considered as India’s official submission for Oscar Award for Best Foreign Language Film in the year 1985.
  • He has a relation with famous actor Emraan Hashmi. His Mom was the sister of Hashmi’s grandmother.
  • Mahesh Bhatt co-owns a film production company titled Vishesh Films, accompanied by his brother Mukesh Bhatt. This company is titled after Mukesh’s son Vishesh, at the moment, Vishesh is a film Producer.
  • Mahesh Bhatt pursues a well-known philosopher named UG Krishnamurti. He even wrote biography of Krishnamurti titled “U.G. Krishnamurti, A Life” in the year 1992. Afterward, in 2009, Mahesh wrote another book named A Taste of Life: The Last Days of UG Krishnmurti. He was at Krishnamurti’s bedside once he died in Vallecrosia, Italy and had his guru immolated.
  • He made his acting debut as a playback singer for the recent year in Emraan Hashmi’s starring movie, Mr. X wherein he sang the title song.
  • Mahesh Bhatt counts on Indian Congress party are devoted to secularism. In Lok Sabha elections 2014, he campaigned for Karvan-e-Bedari convincing people to vote for Congress party and defeat BJP’s Prime Ministerial Narendra Modi, as he considers that Narendra Modi is mutual. Mahesh Bhatt also criticized the communal record for Congress Party, for its role in Rajiv Gandhi Supported 1984 Sikh genocide.
  • Mahesh Bhatt once smooch his daughter Pooja Bhatt and said I would love to marry Pooja if she was not my daughter.


Who is Mahesh Bhatt?

Mahesh Bhatt is an Indian director, producer and screenwriter, born on 20 September, 1948 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

How old is Mahesh Bhatt?

Mahesh Bhatt is 75 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Mahesh Bhatt?

Mahesh Bhatt is 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m).

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