Mahesh Bhatt birthday special: Know about the profile, history, education and other facts of the man who has been taking risks to launch new faces in Bollywood…
Mahesh Bhatt, born on 20th September, 1948 in Mumbai, works in Indian film industry as a director, producer and screenwriter. He is famously known for his creative work in Indian Cinema.
Mahesh Bhatt debut in Bollywood
Bhatt made his debut in Film industry as a director at 26 years of age. The first film directed by him was Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain in 1974. Since then, Bhatt has directed more than fifty Indian movies and has become one of the most recognised director in the Indian Film industry.
Bhatt’s launches new faces in Bollywood
Throughout his career, Bhatt has launched many new faces in Indian film industry. He is always known for promoting new talents in the industry rather than working with the established stars. In 1990 with the musical romantic film ‘ Ashiqui’, he launched, Rahul Roy, Anu Agarwal and Deepak Tijori. Later in 1991, he launched his daughter Pooja Bhatt in the movie ‘ Dil hai ki manta nahi’.
Mahesh Bhatt launched Susmita Sen, John Abraham too
Miss universe Sushmita Sen was introduced to the masses with the movie Dastak. Others including John Abraham was launched with the movie Jism, Kangan Ranaut with movie Gangster and Sunny Leone with Jism 2.
Not just by supporting new talents, Bhatt has given breakthrough to many stars, bringing turning points in their careers. Actors including Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Pancholi, Paresh Rawal , Amir Khan and Juhi Chawla were casted in Hit movies which significantly boosted their careers.
Not just his work as a director, producer or screenwriter but his choice of music in his movies is also appreciated from a long time. Bhatt has given various musical hits to the film industry. Known as launching pad of actors, Bhatt has helped many music composers and singers throughout his career.
Mahesh Bhatt launched these music talents!
Music composers including Nadeem Sharwam and Anu Malik, Pakistani singer Atif Aslam got his first song in Bollywood with Bhatt’s movie Murder.
Mahesh Bhatt awards:
With his notable and remarkable works in Indian film industry, he has achieved a lot in his career. He gave many highest grossing films, his movie Saaransh (1984) was screened at ‘14th Moscow International film festival’ and it became India’s first official entry for the academy awards for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’.
In 1994, he won National Film award for his direction in the movie ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyar ke’. Bhatt has won many awards for his work as a director and producer for many hit movies till now.