[THROWBACK] When Mahesh Bhatt mentioned he gave up alcohol for daughter Shaheen: 'She saved me'

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Mahesh Bhatt’s throwback video & 

Key Highlights

  • An previous interview of Mahesh Bhatt goes viral on the internet
  • In the identical, the filmmaker talks about how he left alcohol after Shaheen Bhatt’s start
  • He says that Shaheen saved him

As our contribution within the combat in opposition to COVID-19, all of us have been practising social distancing by staying at dwelling. With the nationwide lockdown prolonged for the second time, it is clear how troublesome the state of affairs is. Amid all this, all of us have been making an attempt to search for the silver lining, and it will not be fallacious to say that social media is proving to be nothing lower than a blessing lately. Many fan pages have been sharing previous images and movies of B-town celebs and it has been our largest entertainer. Recently, we stumbled upon an previous interview of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.

A video, which has gone viral on the internet, has Mahesh speaking about how he left alcohol after Shaheen’s start. Shaheen is Mahesh’s daughter from his second marriage with Soni Razdan. They are additionally dad and mom to actress Alia Bhatt. The clip additionally options Soni and their two daughters together with Pooja Bhatt, Mahesh’s daughter from his first marriage. 

The viral video appears to be from an previous interview of Mahesh and Soni. In the identical, when Mahesh introduces his elder daughter, he says, “This is the woman due to whom I gave up consuming. Main bahut sharab peeta tha. I used to be an alcoholic.” 

Further, sharing why Shaheen was the explanation he left alcohol, the filmmaker says, “Isko maine jab apne haath predominant uthaya, mujko yaad hai, toh jo sharab ki boo thi usse usne apna muh pher lia aur mujhe ye rejection bilkul bardash nahi hua aur maine kaha aaj ke baad me sharab ka ek boond nahi piyuga aur us din se aaj ye 13 saal ki hai, maine chooya nahi. She saved me.” 

(I picked her in my arms and he or she turned her face away because of the odor of alcohol coming from me. I couldn’t bear this rejection and I pledged to by no means contact even a drop of alcohol. Today’s she’s 13 years previous and I haven’t touched alcohol since, she saved me.)


Coming to movies, Mahesh is all set to make his directorial comeback with Sadak 2. The film will characteristic Alia and Pooja together with Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt.  

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