His best known film is probably Saraansh (1984), followed by Naam (1986) and Aashiqui (1990). Mahesh Bhatt directed a number of other art-house and commercial movies before announcing that he was retiring from the directing game to do more with his life. His first film as a producer was Kabzaa (1987). Recently, he decided to direct again, with Sadak2 that will feature his daughter Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapoor in the lead roles.
What marked Bhatt’s directorials was the music, apart from the story that set each one apart. Here are 7 memorable songs from the films that he has made, each with a very special message and a beautiful melody. With this list, SoundboxIndia wishes Mahesh Bhatt a very happy 71st birthday!
- Dil hai ki manta nahin (Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin)
- Dheere dheere se meri zindagi mein aana (Aashiqui)
- Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho (Arth)
- Tum mile dil khile (Criminal)
- Tum apna banana ki kasam (Sadak)
- Zara sa (Jannat)
- Oh tere pyaar ko salaam (Gumrah)