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  Gunman opens fire in Mahesh Bhatt's Mumbai office
When told that Bhatt was not in office, he fired a round in the air before escaping," Mumbai Police Commissioner A N Roy told PTI.
Pandit said Mahesh Bhatt was shocked at the incident.
Mahesh Bhatt's daughter Pooja, who arrived at the office soon after the incident, told this correspondent that the family has not so far received any extortionary phone calls from the underworld.
in.rediff.com /news/2006/jun/14bhatt.htm   (670 words)

  
 Bollywood for you - Mahesh Bhatt: Hazardous office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mahesh Bhatt’s office was in the news once again when a youth from West Bengal attempted self-immolation in front of the office a couple of days ago.
Mahesh Bhatt’s office was the setting for another incident recently when a man claiming to be from the Mumbai underworld fired a gun shot and fled from the spot.
Looks like Mahesh Bhatt’s penchant for being in the news is rubbing off on his office as well.
www.b4utv.com /showtime/newsbreak/060829mahesh.shtml   (144 words)

  
 Firing at filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's office
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) A man opened fire at the office of Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt Wednesday after failing to meet him but no one was injured and the outspoken Bhatti quickly denied that the underworld was to blame.
On being told that both Mahesh Bhatt and his brother Mukesh were not in the office, the gunman fired at the ground from the revolver and walked out and left with two people who were waiting for him outside.
Bhatt said he did not suspect the role of the underworld.
www.nowrunning.com /news/news.asp?it=6936   (324 words)

  
 Bite the Mango 2005 | World Cinema Film Festival | What's On   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Bhatt developed his skill as a storyteller and in 1984, he directed, wrote the story, dialogues and co-scripted the controversial Arth (The Meaning) about extra-marital affairs — a film rumoured to be partly based on his on life story.
Bhatt has now been a part of the Indian film fraternity for over three decades and has directed, produced and written over fifty films in his illustrious career.
Bite the Mango Film Festival 2005 is honoured to welcome Mahesh Bhatt to Bradford for this exclusive on-stage interview with Festival Director Irfan Ajeeb where he will talk about his career in film, the controversies surrounding him, and what his take is on the future of the Indian film industry.
www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk /btm/2005/filmdetail.asp?ida=5696   (819 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt forgets promise to Nepal
Bhatt was the star at the press conference in Kathmandu organised by the channel to announce its talent hunt.
Sponsored by Lux beauty soap, the contest had an extra lure with the pledge by Bhatt that the winner would be given a chance in his new film.
However, it would be naïve to expect Bhatt to stay in touch with the show and send a ticket to the winner, asking her to go to Mumbai and sing in his new film.
www.latestcinema.com /bollywood/bollywood_news_2006_09_20_2754.html   (536 words)

  
 MSN INDIA - I loved and lost Parveen Babi: Mahesh Bhatt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is going through a gamut of emotions as he bids a final good bye to his former girlfriend Praveen Babi with his upcoming film "Woh Lamhe".
Bhatt says he saw her breaking into little pieces but couldn't help her.  "Parveen's illness was genetic.
Bhatt said that he once found Parveen missing from her bed at night and saw her weeping inconsolably under a table lamp.
content.msn.co.in /Lifestyle/CupidsColumn/LifestyleAFP_190906_334.htm   (919 words)

  
 The Hindu : Metro Plus Kochi / Cinema : Head on... with Mahesh Bhatt
Not long ago, Mahesh Bhatt defended Anuraag Kashyap's Black Friday when the film faced opposition, and was ultimately banned.
Bhatt defended not just the filmmaker's right to depict what he deems to be correct, but the right of those condemned as criminals even before proven guilty.
Veering closer to his film, directed by Anuraag Basu, Bhatt says, "The notice we received from Abu Salem's lawyers was based on some newspaper reports he had read somewhere alleging that the film Gangster is based on his life.
www.hindu.com /mp/2006/04/20/stories/2006042000810200.htm   (595 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi in a kissing deadlock!
Mahesh Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi in a kissing deadlock!
Emraan Hashmi and his uncle, Mahesh Bhatt, are sitting on two different sides of the fence.
Bhatt wants Emraan to kiss in his next release 'The Killer' (co-starring Irrfan Khan and Nisha Kothari), but the actor says he does not want to.
www.bollyvista.com /article/a/32/6578   (173 words)

  
 Firing at filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's office
The office staff told him that Bhatt was away in Dubai for the IIFA awards.
Bhatt immediately informed his friend, film-maker Ashok Pandit, who was sitting at Juhu police station at that time.
Bhatt visited his office in the afternoon accompanied by his wife, Soni Razdan, and film-makers Mohit Suri and Anurag Basu.
www.liveindia.com /news/zzzg.html   (736 words)

  
 I'll do anything to grab attention: Mahesh Bhatt
Bhatt, who is mainly writing, producing and marketing films for his production house Vishesh Films, says nothing can persuade him to go behind the camera again.
Bhatt is also launching his son with "Suicide Bomber".
Bhatt is upbeat about "Gangster", which is releasing Friday, and says the public will like it.
www.whereincity.com /news/6/2526   (408 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt shoot out was a publicity stunt
Ravi Pujari, 36, was in touch with the media almost immediately after the incident claiming that he had sent a gunman to kill Mahesh Bhatt.
Officials say Pujari didn't want to kill Mahesh Bhatt but only wanted this incident to strike fear in the minds of people and capitalise on the fear later.
Mahesh Bhatt described the allegations of his links with the underworld as 'bizzare' and said he was a law abiding citizen.
www.parinda.com /news/june2006/30.shtml   (334 words)

  
 Youth attempts suicide outside Mahesh Bhatt’s office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
And to fulfill his dream, he had been approaching Mahesh Bhatt since the past one and a half years.
He wanted Bhatt to give him a role in one of his films.
Although Bhatt had not promised him a role, he had not even told him to stop coming to his office.
www.indiafm.com /news/2006/08/26/7690/index.html   (196 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt's take on Islam : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mahesh Bhatt will soon start shooting a film about the July suicide bombings in London that left 56 people dead in a bid to show Islam as a religion of peace.
Titled Suicide Bomber, the Hindi movie will star Bhatt's son Rahul in the role of a young Asian Muslim planning to trigger the blasts in London.
"I have been researching on the script since the bombings and through the movie I plan to highlight that Islam is a religion of peace and not dreadful as it is perceived by the world," Bhatt said.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1589660,00110003.htm   (282 words)

  
 Bhatt hurt by Dutt's indifference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Bhatt confided about this to his friend Ashok Pandit, whom the director called as soon as he heard that a gangster had barged into his office demanded to know his whereabouts and then fired shots.
Mahesh Bhatt with Sanjay Dutt at Sunil Dutt’s funeral
Pandit added that Bhatt had received calls from Sanjay Dutt (Priya’s brother), Aamir Khan (with whom Bhatt had recently waved a white flag), Shatrughan Sinha and Raj Babbar among several others members of the film fraternity.
ww3.mid-day.com /hitlist/2006/june/139697.htm   (505 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt - Moviefone
Mahesh Bhatt (I) on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...
Mahesh Bhatt takes inspiration from Hollywood movies and has on a rare occasion come up with an original idea for a film.
Mahesh Bhatt - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Mahesh Bhatt Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/mahesh-bhatt/225632/main   (84 words)

  
 A.R. Rahman, Katrina Kaif, Mahesh Bhatt - YEAH!
Being born to a Muslim mother and a Hindu father, Mahesh Bhatt wishes to shoot a Hindu-Muslim love story in Pakistan.
Bhatt revealed this to the media in the light of the recent developments by the governments of both countries to establish peace between the two countries.
Bhatt wants to make a movie with actors from both countries.
www.desiclub.com /bollywood/tidbits/tidbits_article.cfm?id=93   (416 words)

  
 Indian Celebrities - Actress, Actors - Mahesh Bhatt - ShaadiTimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shaaditimes meets the film maker on the eve of the release of his latest film Woh Lamhe, based on yesteryear superstar Parveen Babi that is also an autobiographical expose of Bhatt's sensational relationship with the star during her hey days leading up to her fight and eventually defeat to the disease schizophrenia.
This film isn't exempt from the Bhatt controversies and is generating comment, criticism and debate from both media and the public for not only exposing the private life and sensitive circumstance of Parveen Babi's life, but also for the autobiographical nuances in the movie related to Bhatt.
This story is the evolution of a man-woman relationship: starting with them having a good time and following their relationship as it unravels in front of their eyes and the worlds," states Bhatt and furiously disagrees with his critics on going public with the tapes that are the foundation on which the movie is based.
www.shaaditimes.com /ch/celebrities/celebtalk/061003-mahesh-bhatt   (631 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt’s son arrested, freed on bail : Happenings News : ApunKaChoice.Com
Rahul Bhatt, son of prominent filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, was arrested for allegedly assaulting actor Ranvir Shourie.
Reports have it that around Sunday midnight, Shourie reportedly went to the Bhatts’ residence and had a heated argument with actress Pooja Bhatt, who is recovering from a surgery.
On the basis of the complaint, Rahul was arrested by police and produced before the Bandra Court on Monday.
www.apunkachoice.com /happenings/20021223-0.html   (153 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt on Anupam Kher : IntentBlog
Mahesh Bhatt who introduced me into movies with SAARANSH has written an artitce on me which has made me want to share it with my friends and well wishers.
One can gage how dependable his acting school has become from the fact that I have sent my own son Rahul Bhatt to the acting school to be groomed.
Mahesh Bhatt is one of Favorites, Incredibly Talented man! He's an Awesome Picker of Talent, he is the one who cud make kumar gaurav act!
www.intentblog.com /archives/2006/07/mahesh_bhatt_on.html   (3109 words)

  
 Mahesh Bhatt forgets promise to Nepal - India News
Kathmandu - Broken promises, desertion, abandonment - these are the major themes of films by noted and controversial Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
They should have coordinated between Bishnu and Bhatt to see that the promise is kept.'
Reproduction of news articles or any other content in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of India eNews is prohibited.
www.indiaenews.com /nepal/20060920/23027.htm   (608 words)

  
 Movies are all about packaging today: Mahesh Bhatt-Bangalore-Cities-NEWS-The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
the above remarks by director mahesh bhatt sums up the mood of the question-answer session journalists and kannada film directors had with him and director priyadarshan at kannada bhavana on thursday.
it was mahesh bhatt who stole the show all through with his straight answers.
but anything you draw from personal experience will have great impact." when asked why he quit directing films, bhatt said: "the film industry does not need me. i feel i did not have anything to do as director.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow.asp?art_id=3802640   (415 words)

  
 The Hindu : Mahesh Bhatt is back with women again
This in fact was transformed into a burning desire to do something concrete for their upliftment and that is what he says has brought him to the two-day 8th National Festival of Women in Prostitution and their Children which began at the Sri Ram Centre in Mandi House today.
Director Mahesh Bhatt, dressed in a crisp white shirt, alongwith the `bubbly, power-packed' film-maker, Tanuja Chandra, together made out a strong case for sex workers and their children.
Tanuja, the young and much acclaimed director who has experimented with bold subjects like rape and human-sacrifices, claimed that ``to be part of the world's oldest profession is not something that a needs to be ashamed of.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/2001/04/15/stories/1415218a.htm   (436 words)

  
 Shots fired at Mahesh Bhatt's office-India-NEWS-The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MUMBAI: An unidentified gunman walked into the Juhu office of film-maker Mahesh Bhatt at 11.40 am on Wednesday and left after firing shots at the floor when he was told that Bhatt was not in.
The caller claimed to be gangster Ravi Pujari and accused Bhatt of being a "Chhota Shakeel man."
Later, a man claiming to be Ravi Pujari called up a TV news channel and stated that one of his men had opened fire inside Bhatt's office.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1648765.cms   (231 words)

  
 Shootout at Mahesh Bhatt's office
An unidentified man fired gunshots at film maker, Mahesh Bhatt and his brother Mukesh Bhatt's office, today.
While Mukesh Bhatt is in Dubai to attend the IIFA awards, Mahesh Bhatt is in Mumbai.
While the Bhatt's movie Gangster recently opened to rave reviews, they are gearing up for other releases like Killer and Woh Lamhe in the near future.
www.indiafm.com /news/2006/06/14/7298/index.html   (200 words)

  
 5 held for firing in Mahesh Bhatt's office
Five members of the Ravi Pujari gang, allegedly involved in case of firing inside filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's office in Mumbai, have been arrested, a top police official said today.
The gang used to target influential people in Mumbai and surrounding areas for extortion and instilled fear in their victims through sensational firing incidents, Borwankar said.
Santosh and Suresh Pujari, Kanojiya and Shetty were allegedly involved in the firing incident in Bhatt's office at Juhu.
mid-day.com /news/city/2006/december/148473.htm   (281 words)

  
 Gunman fires at Mahesh Bhatt's office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mahesh Bhatt is a fearless man who speaks his mind.
His open criticism of the underworld has in the past made him the target of threats.
Mahesh's younger brother, Producer Mukesh Bhatt putting up a brave face said that he had not rec...
www.nrilinks.com /news/n/2/33549.aspx   (108 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Zakhm: DVD: Mahesh Bhatt,Ajay Devgan,Pooja Bhatt,Sonali Bendre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Zakhm, the story relationship between a mother and son, set in the backdrop of the 90's Babri Masjid riots.
Brother Ajay Devgan, a music composer, and Akshaye Anand, a rabid politician in the making, keep vigil by the deathbed of their mother (Pooja Bhatt) who is set on fire by a mob of miscreants during the riots.
An illegitimate child craving for a father figure strives to unite his Muslim mother (Pooja Bhatt) with his father (Nagarjuna), a reputed Gujarati Brahim film maker.
www.amazon.com /Zakhm-Mahesh-Bhatt/dp/B0006U1AM6   (670 words)

  
 I’ll do anything for attention - Mahesh Bhatt - Filmi Bhatein - It's All About Bollywood - AllIndianSite.com
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, whose film 'Gangster' is released on April 28th, says he will do anything to grab attention.
The next film that is keeping him busy is 'Woh Lamhe' which is the celluloid version of his affair with Hindi cinema’s glamour girl Parveen Babi, who passed away recently.
Portions of your life used with a bit of imagination translate into good fiction,” he said.
bollywood.allindiansite.com /g/2006042902.html   (250 words)

  
 MSN INDIA - Vikram Bhatt goes the Mahesh Bhatt way   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
If 'Ankahee' is autobiographical by nature, purportedly based on Vikram Bhatt’s life, then you’ve got to give it to the director for accepting the blame for the failed relationship.
Not only is the film rich in emotions, so vital for a film that tackles relationships, even the performances that Vikram has extracted from his actors is commendable.
Hrishita Bhatt and the child artist are both expressive.
content.msn.co.in /Entertainment/entertainmentindiafm_200506_1225.htm   (966 words)

  
 Indiantelevision.com > Tube Talk > BBC World's 'Bollywood Bosses' to feature Mahesh Bhatt
This week BBC World’s Bollywood Bosses provides a unique look at director Mahesh Bhatt’s films and his persona, featuring interviews with actors Anupam Kher, Emraan Hashmi and Bhatt’s producer-brother Mukesh Bhatt.
In a career spanning 31 years, Bhatt has written and erased many rules as a filmmaker.
If his name is now synonymous with the splurge of skin flicks such as Jism and Murder, it also brings back memories of his critically acclaimed films like the autobiographical Arth and the thought provoking Saraansh.
www.indiantelevision.com /tube/y2k5/jan/jantube17.htm   (159 words)

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