Mahesh Bhatt Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Family, & More

Mahesh Bhatt is a prominent figure in Indian cinema, renowned for his contributions as a film director, producer, and screenwriter in the Hindi film industry. Throughout his career, he has earned accolades for numerous critically acclaimed movies. During the 80s and 90s, Mahesh Bhatt showcased his exceptional talent by seamlessly navigating between commercial and parallel cinema, directing celebrated films such as “Arth” (1982) and “Saaransh” (1984).

Mahesh Bhatt Biography

Mahesh Bhatt’s exceptional filmmaking talent was recognized with a special Jury Award at the Moscow Film Festival in 1985 for his film “Saaransh.” As both a producer and director, he has made a significant mark in the industry with notable works like “Zakhm” (1998), “Raaz” (2002), and more.

In addition to his directorial achievements, Mahesh Bhatt ventured into film production in 1987 with the movie “Kabzaa” under the banner of “Vishesh Films,” a production company co-founded with his brother Mukesh Bhatt. Together, they have brought several successful films to the audience, including “Raaz” (2002) and “Jism” (2003), among others.

Mahesh Bhatt Picture
Mahesh Bhatt Picture

Personal Information

Full Name Mahesh Bhatt
Nickname AKA N/A
DOB (Date of Birth) 20 September 1948
Age 75
Birth Place Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, India
Religion Islam (Converted)


School Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai
College N/A
Educational N/A

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 7”
Meter 1.70 m
Centimeters 170 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color 5’ 7”
Hair Color Salt & Pepper, Semi Bald
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Nanabhai Bhatt
Mother Name Shirin Mohammad Ali
Brother Mukesh Bhatt
Sisters N/A
Wife Kiran Bhatt (Divorced)
Soni Razdan
Children Son- Rahul Bhatt
Daughters- Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt


Girlfriend  Parveen Babi


Profession Film Director, Producer, and Screenwriter
Net Worth $48 Million


Color Black
Food Coffee, Steam  Fish
Actor/Actress Jeffrey Tambor
Sport Cricket
Hobbies Music, Book Reading, Singing
Mahesh Bhatt Young Age Picture
Mahesh Bhatt Young Age Picture
Mahesh Bhatt with his Wife (Kiran Bhatt)
Mahesh Bhatt with her first Wife (Kiran Bhatt)
Mahesh Bhatt with his Second Wife (Soni Razdan)
Mahesh Bhatt with her Second Wife (Soni Razdan)
Mahesh Bhatt Son (Rahul Bhatt)
Mahesh Bhatt Son (Rahul Bhatt)
Mahesh Bhatt Daughter Pooja Bhatt,Alia Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt Daughters Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt with his Mother (Shirin Mohammad Ali)
Mahesh Bhatt with her Mother (Shirin Mohammad Ali)
Mahesh Bhatt with his Father (Nanabhai Bhatt)
Mahesh Bhatt with his Father (Nanabhai Bhatt)
Mahesh Bhatt Girlfriend (Parveen Babi)
Mahesh Bhatt Girlfriend (Parveen Babi)


Mahesh Bhatt was born on Monday, 20 September 1948 in Bombay. Currently, he is 74 years old.


After finishing his schooling at Don Bosco High School in Matunga, Mahesh Bhatt wasted no time in embarking on his journey toward financial independence. Even during his school days, he took on summer jobs to earn money while simultaneously exploring his creative flair by venturing into the world of product advertising.


Mahesh Bhatt’s family background is a blend of cultures and traditions. His father belonged to the Gujarati Hindu Nagar Brahmin community, while his mother came from a Gujarati Muslim background. This unique mix of religious and cultural influences shaped his upbringing and perspective on life.

First Wife & Children

In 1970, he tied the knot with Kiran Bhatt, also known as Lorraine Bright. However, they eventually went their separate ways. Together, they have two children: Rahul Bhatt, a fitness trainer, and actor, and Pooja Bhatt, an actress and filmmaker.

Second Wife & Children

in 1986, he entered into his second marriage with Soni Razdan, a British actress and film director. The couple is blessed with two daughters: Shaheen Bhatt, a writer and director, and Alia Bhatt, an actress.


He was previously in a relationship with Parveen Babi, who was an actress, model, and interior designer.

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At the age of 26, Bhatt marked his directorial debut with the film “Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain” in 1974, featuring Kabir Bedi and Prema Narayan. He followed it up with his first commercial film, “Naam,” in 1984. In “Naam,” Helen received her first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Madhukar Shinde won the award for Best Art Direction.

Throughout his career, Mahesh Bhatt directed several notable films, including “Janam” (1985), “Saaransh” (1984), “Aashiqui” (1990), “Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin” (1991), “Sir” (1993), “Zakhm” (1998), and “Sadak” (1991). “Aashiqui” (1990), starring Rahul Roy, Anu Agarwal, and Deepak Tijori, became one of the biggest releases in Mahesh’s career.

Television Career

Mahesh directed a television show titled Daddy (1989). Pooja Bhatt made her debut with the show. The story revolves around a young girl`s relationship with her alcoholic father played by Anupam Kher.

Awards List

  • Furthermore, he earned the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration for “Zakhm” in 2000.
  • In the Filmfare Awards, Mahesh Bhatt has won three times. His first Filmfare Award was in the category of Best Dialogue for the film “Arth” in 1984. He then received two Filmfare Awards for Best Story, one for “Saaransh” in 1985 and the other for “Zakhm” in 1999.
  • Mahesh Bhatt’s accolades include three National Film Awards. In 1997, he received the award for Best Feature Film in Urdu for “Sardari Begum” and Best Feature Film in Hindi for “Gudia.” Additionally, in 1994, he was honored with a Special Jury Award for the film “Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke.”

Net Worth

He is a prominent Indian movie director, producer, and screenwriter with a net worth of $48 million.


Here is a complete list of movies by Actor Mahesh Bhatt including the First Movie & Latest movies information details are Below the table.

Year Film
1974 Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain
1977 Vishwasghaat
1978 Naya Daur
1979 Lahu Ke Do Rang
1980 Abhimanyu
1982 Arth
1984 Saaransh
1985 Janam
1986 Aashiana
1986 Naam
1987 Aaj
1987 Kaash
1987 Thikaana
1988 Siyaasat
1988 Kabzaa
1989 Daddy
1990 Awaargi
1990 Jurm
1990 Aashiqui
1990 Haque
1991 Swayam
1991 Saathi
1991 Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin
1991 Sadak
1992 Saatwan Aasmaan
1992 Junoon
1992 Maarg
1993 Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee
1993 Gunaah
1993 Sir
1993 Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
1993 Gumrah
1993 Tadipaar
1994 The Gentleman
1994 Naaraaz
1995 Milan
1995 Naajayaz
2009 Tum Mile
2010 Kajraare
2011 Murder 2
2012 Jannat 2
2012 Jism 2
2012 Raaz 3D
2013 Murder 3
2015 Mr. X
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahani
2016 Love Games
2016 Raaz Reboot
2018 The Dark Side of Life: Mumbai City
2020 Sadak 2
2022 Judaa Hoke Bhi

Television List

The complete television list is given below the table.

Year Show Director
1995–1997 Swabhimaan Yes
1995 A Mouthful of Sky Yes
1997 Kabhie Kabhie Yes
2014 CEO’s Got Talent No
2014–2019 Udaan No
2016–2018 Naamkaran Yes
2017–2018 Tu Aashiqui No
2020 Dil Jaise Dhadke… Dhadakne Do No
2022 Pehchaan No

Web series List

Year Title Platform
2019 Yours Truly ZEE5

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