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Mahesh Bhatt Turns 70 Today: Celebrating the film-icon’s top five movies

Mahesh Bhatt is a name that has long been associated with the Indian cinema. He is a director, producer and a screenwriter and has won many critical acclaims for his works such as Sir, Gumrah, Criminal among many others. Not only his talons of acclaimed work stretch to producing works of all genres, he has also been known to be the saving-grace for a lot of Bollywood actors. He has helped mentor many actors which Bollywood today celebrates such as Emran Hashmi, Anupam Kher, Mallika Sherawat. As this, movie icon, turns 70 today, here is a look at some of his most loved movies:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 September 2018, 03:31:06 PM
celebrating Mahesh Bhatt's 70th birthday

celebrating Mahesh Bhatt's 70th birthday

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Mahesh Bhatt is a name that has long been associated with the Indian cinema. He is a director, producer and a screenwriter and has won many critical acclaims for his works such as Sir, Gumrah, Criminal among many others. Not only his talons of acclaimed work stretch to producing works of all genres, he has also been known to be the saving-grace for a lot of Bollywood actors. He has helped mentor many actors which Bollywood today celebrates such as Emran Hashmi, Anupam Kher, Mallika Sherawat. As this, movie icon, turns 70 today, here is a look at some of his most loved movies:
Arth

Arth

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A time-limitless movie, Arth focused on the aspect of extra-marital affairs. With Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil as the main casts, the movie celebrates the power of womanhood. Plus, it also has some of the most iconic songs such as Jhuki Jhuki Ki Nazar, which Bollywood will forever be in love with.
Naam

Naam

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Naam is a movie that brought out the latent gift of Sanjay Dutt as an actor. The movie also show-casts the harsh reality of Indian brothers working in the Gulf Countries that abstains them from seeing their near and dear ones.
Dil Hai Ki Manta nahi

Dil Hai Ki Manta nahi

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Forget DDLJ, Dil Hai Ki Manta nahi is undoubtedly one among the finest, romantic movies made in Bollywood. A runaway, rich heiress and a luckless-journalist coming together, the movie couldn’t get any more entertainment defining.
Zakhm

Zakhm

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Zakhm focus on the issue of the common, occurring societal divide, religion. The movie sends out the message that communal harmony is all it takes to build a peaceful society. The movie also proved to be one among the biggest milestone for Ajay Devgn as he won the National award for the movie.
Aashiqui

Aashiqui

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Although made with a low budget, Aashiqui has some of the best-selling Bollywood tracks of all time. The movie revolves around the egocentric nature of human and how it can hamper the other to see the other ascend in a relationship. The movie stars Rahul Roy and Anu Agarwal as the lead.