Over the years, Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has often come under scrutiny of the audience for his shocking statements. He recently made a rare media appearance, when he attended the screening of Alia Bhatt’s upcoming movie Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. He was seen leaving after the screening with his wife Soni Razdan, when the shutterbags tried to inquire about his oldest daughter Pooja Bhatt. However his answer left the netizens shocked.
In a video uploaded on Instagram by the entertainment portal Pinkvilla, the paparazzi can be heard heaping praises on his eldest daughter and her game in Bigg Boss OTT 2. When asked to comment on her first marriage, which ended in a divorce, he ignored the question. He went on to state that he is currently a fan of his daughter Alia, which made everyone around him laugh. Well, his answer has not gone down well with the netizens as they called him out for being rude. ALSO READ: Bigg Boss OTT 2: Pooja Bhatt And Mahesh Bhatt Never Completed School? Actress Makes Stirring Revelations About Their Education-READ BELOW
Taking to the comment section of the now viral video, one said, “how rude mahesh bhatt we dont like this answer pooja kaagy Alia is nothing.” Another said, “why this discrimination inbetween two own daughters.” Other one said, “Dat is why pooja bhatt aisi h ..jab father itna difference karnge to bache irritating ho hi jaynge.” One wrote, “He’s fan of the daughter who gets pregnant before marriage wow kya baat hai.” Another wrote, “What a horrid response!” ALSO READ: When Mahesh Bhatt Locked LIPS With Daughter Pooja Bhatt For A Magazine Cover; Filmmaker Said, ‘I’d Love To Marry Her’
For the unversed, Pooja is Mahesh's eldest daughter from his first marriage with Kiran Bhatt. They also have a son Rahul Bhatt. The filmmaker went on to marry Soni Razdan, after he separated from his first wife. They have two daughters Shaheen Bhatt and Alia Bhatt.
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