When Mahesh Bhatt discovered Parveen Babi sitting in a movie costume, holding a knife

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Romantic relationships in Bollywood all the time journey the air and attain the headlines very quickly. One such supposed relationship that took B-town unexpectedly was that between Mahesh Bhatt and Parveen Babi. After the actress’ separation with Kabir Bedi, Parveen was shattered and located solace in filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. The two started their relationship that set the tongues wagging within the tinsel city.

Now on the face of it, one would possibly take a look at it as a typical love story however this isn’t how followers and movie audiences recall the love story that they had. In an excerpt from a forthcoming biography on Parveen Babi, creator Karishma Upadhyay narrates one anecdote from the tangled lives of Mahesh Bhatt, Kabir Bedi and Parveen Babi.

She writes, “The last time he (Mahesh Bhatt) had met her, Parveen was living with Kabir”. Mahesh Bhatt and Kabir Bedi shared a cordial relationship and it was solely after the latter’s obvious separation with Parveen Babi, Mahesh grew near the main girl.

After issues went south in Parveen Babi’s relationship with Kabir, she was comforted by Mahesh Bhatt; one factor led to a different and duo discovered themselves in a romantic house. 

However, quickly this beaming relationship took a dark flip. A few years again, Mahesh Bhatt spoke about Parveen Babi’s psychological well-being to a number one journal sharing an incident the place he discovered the actress wearing a movie costume, shivering with nervousness holding a kitchen knife in her hand.

The stated incident has additionally been described by Karishma Upadhyay. “He walked into the home and headed straight for his or her bed room. ‘Here she was, curled up on the floor like a beast in one corner of the room,’ he says. ‘She was nonetheless in her movie costume. She was holding a knife; it was the knife she used on the breakfast desk”, she wrote. 

After consulting high psychiatrists, it was claimed, Parveen was recognized with paranoid schizophrenia. Mahesh Bhatt tried to increase his assist to her as a lot as doable however claimed that her delusions saved getting worse, making it tough to persuade her towards the identical. In the e-book, Karishma Upadhyay recollects Mahesh Bhatt’s remark, “As a child, I had seen a south Indian actor named Ranjan in our neighbourhood, he was said to be a victim of schizophrenia and that was my only reference.”

Parveen Babi handed away in 2005 and after her dying, Mahesh Bhatt wrote for Outlook, “For Me, She Died Twice, once when she had the mental breakdown and now. I owe everything that I am today to my brief association with this magnificent woman. She was a rebel who lived life on her own terms, died on her own terms.”

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