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In pics: The Bhatts family tree

February 10, 2012, 5:11 pm
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • From Nanabhai Bhatt to Alia Bhatt, three generations of the family have been associated with the film industry...
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh Bhatt's father, Nanabhai Bhatt was a popular Gujrati and Hindi filmmaker. With his wife Shireen, Nanabhai have five daughters and four sons, including Bollywood filmmakers Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt. (Pic Courtesy: Mid Day)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh Bhatt's parents seperated when he was pretty young. He was raised by his mother. (Pic Courtesy: Reuters)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In 1970, Mahesh got married to Kiran Bhatt. The couple have two kids, Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt. Mahesh and Kiran parted ways after a few years.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • After acting in many Bollywood films like 'Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin', 'Junoon' and 'Sir', Pooja has now entered into filmmaking like her father. (Pic Courtesy: Mid Day)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In August 2003, Pooja married Manish Makhija (Udham Singh) in Goa. Her mother also attended the wedding.

    Manish is a former VJ. They met during the shooting of 'Paap', he also did a small role in the film. (Pic Courtesy: Reuters)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh's son, Rahul Bhatt is a fitness trainer and an aspiring film actor. In 2009, he made it to the headlines for being friends with 2008 Mumbai attacks accused, David Headley.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Rahul Bhatt was also a part of celebrity reality show 'Bigg Boss season 4'. (Pic Courtesy: Mid Day)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh Bhatt's second wife, Soni Razdan is also a film actress. Mahesh and Soni have two daughters Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Alia is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Karan Johar's 'Student Of The Year', opposite David Dhawan's younger son Varun.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Alia's sister, Shaheen Bhatt has no aspiration to become an actress. She is assisting Vikram Bhatt on 'Raaz 3'. As per media reports, Shaheen is also helping Mahesh in scripting 'Jism 2'. (Pic Courtesy: Mid Day)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • (L-R) Shaheen Bhatt, Soni Razdan, Mahesh Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt and Alia Bhatt. (Pic Courtesy: Mid Day)
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh Bhatt also had an intimate relationship with Bollywood actress Parveen Babi.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh Bhatt's younger brother, Mukesh is also a film producer.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt have their own production house 'Vishesh Films'. From 'Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin' to 'Murder 2', 'Vishesh Films' has given some great films to the industry.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Mukesh Bhatt has two children, Sakshi and Vishesh, after whom 'Vishesh Films' was named.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi is Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's nephew. No wonder, he is mostly seen as the lead actor in the 'Vishesh Films' projects.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Emraan married his long time girlfriend Parveen Shahani in 2006. In Feb 2010, the couple welcomed a baby boy Ayaan.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Director Mohit Suri, who's known for his films like 'Kalyug' and 'Awarapan' is also Mahesh Bhatt's nephew.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • 'Kalyug' actress Smilie Suri is Mohit Suri's sisters.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • Onjolee Nair, Mahesh Bhatt's niece also tried her luck in films. She was cast opposite Dino Morea in 'Holiday'.
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree
  • In pics: The Bhatts family tree