Mahesh Bhatt, a leading film director, was born in 1948 into a family of film makers. In1970, he dropped out of college and took to film making himself, directing his first Hindifeature film at the age of twenty-one. To date, he has directed and released twenty-onefilms of which
won the Special Jury Award at the Moscow Film Festival in1985.
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