Rahul Bhatt

  • Blown by the promo of Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly': Nikhil Dwivedi September 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Nikhil Dwivedi is eagerly waiting for the release of Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly'. The actor has really enjoyed the promo of the psychological thriller. "Blown by the promo of Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly'. Particularly excited to see dear friend Tejaswini Kolhapure in it. Life comes full circle for her," he...
  • A Bollywood film on David Headley is in the making? January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul's book 'Headley And I', about the latter's friendship with 26/11 conspirator David Headley, will is to be made into a movie. Producer Sunil Bohra has bought the rights of the book. Rahul co-authored the book with Hussain Zaidi and it puts light on Rahul's troubled...
  • 35 yrs in US jail means 35 yrs in luxury: Rahul Bhatt on Headley sentencing January 25, 2013

    Rahul Bhatt, son of Mahesh Bhatt, made the statement in an interview to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Headley should've got 35 rotting years in Indian prison: Rahul Bhatt January 25, 2013

    Rahul Bhatt, the son of Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, was embroiled in a controversy after it emerged that David Headley had met him during his India visit. ...
  • US: Headley's sentencing proceedings begin January 24, 2013

    Chicago: A US federal court here has started the sentencing hearing of David Coleman Headley, an LeT operative convicted of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The hearing started before the court of US District Judge Harry D Leinenweber in downtown Chicago amidst an unprecedented security. According to court...
  • Rahul Bhatt came out of the Headley quagmire because of his family background: S Hussain Zaidi January 14, 2013

    For most of his childhood, Rahul Bhatt did not know a father's unconditional love - a vacuum that the advent of David Coleman Headley filled for a while. David Headley: the dashing, intriguing Pakistani with one brown eye and a green one, a man who could pass himself off as...
  • Mahesh Bhatt has been indifferent to me: Rahul Bhatt December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt, who came into the limelight when his name cropped up in connection with 2008 Mumbai terror accused David Headley, has bared his heart out about his troubled relationship with his father. The aspiring actor has come up with a book 'Headley and I', co-written...
  • Bal Thackeray a sitting duck, Headley had said after recce November 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai terror attack conspirator David Headley, who had surveyed most of the 26/11 targets, had also conducted a recce of Bal Thackeray's heavily-guarded residence 'Matoshree' in suburban Bandra in 2008, and found that Shiv Sena chief was a "sitting duck". In his soon-to-be-released book, 'Headley and I', about filmmaker Mahesh...
  • Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt forays into films September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Writer Shagufta Rafique, who has been associated with Vishesh Films for quite sometime, is set to launch filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul in her directorial debut. "Bhatt saab and I have decided to make a kind of picture that he made for his daughter Pooja Bhatt like 'Daddy'. This will...
  • Sunny never asked to star opposite Rahul: Mahesh November 29, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has rubbished reports that he had approached porn star Sunny Leone to star in a film opposite his son Rahul Bhatt. "The reports are all false. Some irresponsible journalist made up the news. But these reports don't hold any truth. Yes, in 2003, we did think...
  • LeT shelved Rana's Bollywood plans: Headley May 27, 2011

    Chicago: Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley, testifying about the planning of the 2008 militant raid on Mumbai, told the court of the terror outfit's ambitious plans to enter Bollywood by launching Rahul Bhatt, son of film director Mahesh Bhatt, in a movie but disagreed with the defence that there was a...
  • Attended over 50 ISI training sessions: Headley May 27, 2011

    Chicago: David Headley on Thursday concluded his testimony in the 26/11 trail by saying he had attended over 50 training sessions with the ISI. He also revealed that his handler ISI's Major Iqbal used a cell phone with a US number to stay in touch with him from Pakistan, while he...
  • Wasn't with Sena when Headley approached me: Rege May 25, 2011

    Talking exclusively to CNN-IBN, former Shiv Sena PRO Rajaram Rege said that when Headley said that he wished to see the Sena Bhavan, Rege refused and asked him to go. ...
  • Pooja Bhatt declines 'Bigg Boss 5' offer June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress-turned-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she was offered a place in the fifth season of sensational reality show Bigg Boss but she turned it down for its very concept. "Was just offered the next BIGG BOSS. Living in a communal fish bowl out of choice is not quite my...
  • Shoe shaa on Bigg Boss 4 October 5, 2010

    While we know diamonds are a girl's best friend, Veena Malik, housemate on Bigg Boss 4 thinks otherwise. Her best friends are her shiny stilettos! Come day or night, Veena loves to wear her stilettos all the time. She loves her shoes so much that she has neatly lined them up...
  • Headley was charming, caring: Mahesh Bhatt's son January 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt claims that he was convinced terror suspect David Coleman Headley worked for the American agencies. "I'm convinced Headley was working for the Americans, for the FBI. I'd nicknamed him agent Headley," Rahul claimed in an interview to UK's Channel 4. "He was a...
  • Rahul Bhatt didn't train Headley November 20, 2009

    Mumbai: The multimedia house, Pritish Nandy Communications Ltd, said on Thursday that Rahul Bhatt, son of eminent filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt did not train Lashkar-e-Toiba suspect David Coleman Headley at its Moksh gym where he was a member. Headley was a member of Moksh between October 2006 and October 2007 and sometimes...
  • 'Anguished' Mahesh Bhatt writes to PM, defends son November 19, 2009

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, expressing his “deep anguish” at the controversy over investigators questioning his son for his alleged friendship with terror suspect David Coleman Headley. "In the letter, I have expressed my deep anguish over the manner in which the investigation...
  • I didn't know terror-accused Headley, blogs actress November 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife as to who the two actresses - introduced to terror-accused David Coleman Headley - by Rahul Bhatt was. Clearing the air on Wednesday was actress Kangana Ranaut. She wrote in her blog post saying that she was not one of the actresses who Headley met...
  • Watch: The Hashmi-Headley link November 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The Headley-Rana terror trail is now running zig-zag across the whole of India and even cutting through Bollywood. After filmmaker Mahaesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt, actor Emraan Hashmi is under the scanner for his alleged links with Headley. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Hashmi was introduced to Headley...
  • Rahul Bhatt's role in the Headley plot November 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt has become embroiled in an international terror investigation. Sources say Rahul Bhatt - a trainer at a posh gymnasium in Mumbai - had befriended terror suspect David Coleman Headley at the same gym during Headley's time in Mumbai. When Rahul Bhatt heard...
  • Bollywood Link? Emraan Hashmi knew Headley November 18, 2009

    New Delhi: Investigators probing David Coleman Headley, the Pakistan-born US national arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting terror attacks in India and Denmark, have now cause to believe a Bollywood link may exist. Sources tell CNN-IBN that Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi could have been in touch with Headley and that...
  • FTN: Should names be taken during investigation? November 22, 2009

    There is a public storm brewing over the alleged links between filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s son Rahul Bhatt and terror suspect David Headley alias Dawood Gilani. But under the guise of fighting terror, is our society becoming a paranoid lynch mob? After more evidence has emerged that US citizens David Headley...
  • Political party disrupts screening of Bhatt's Tum Mile November 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Members of the little known Maharashtra Gujarat Janta party say they wont allow Mahesh Bhatt's film Tum Mile to be screened in Rajkot. They also burnt film posters and resorted to slogan shouting in a multiplex in the city - all because his son Rahul Bhatt knew terror-accused...
  • Headley case: Rahul Bhatt asked not to leave Mumbai November 16, 2009

    Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has asked filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul, who came in contact with terror suspect David Headley during his stay in Mumbai, not to leave the city. "The NIA team is in Mumbai since Saturday and is gathering details pertaining to the activities of Headley and...
  • NIA to question Rahul Bhatt, three of his friends November 15, 2009

    India's National Investigative Agency (NIA) is now hot on American Lashkar suspect Headley's trail. A team from the NIA has already reached Mumbai exploring his link to 26/11. The team's also expected to interrogate Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul - who knew Headley and was grilled by the FBI before being...
  • Mahesh Bhatt's son knew terror suspect, cleared November 13, 2009

    Mumbai/New Delhi: Mumbai police have questioned Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul for his alleged friendship with David Coleman Headley, the Pakistan-born US national who is in FBI custody as a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suspect. Rahul Bhatt, a fitness instructor, was let off after questioning as he was unaware of Headley's terror...