Mahesh Bhatt Reveals His 3rd Book Will Be Dedicated To His 'Natin', Raha, Gives A Special Name To It

In an interview, Mahesh Bhatt talked about dedicating his third book to his granddaughter, Raha Kapoor. He also mentioned the reason behind it and its simply relatable to every 'nanu'.


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Mahesh Bhatt Reveals His 3rd Book Will Be Dedicated To His 'Natin', Raha, Gives A Special Name To It

Bollywood's ace director, Mahesh Bhatt and his wife, Soni Razdan are now beautiful grandparents to their daughter, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor's baby girl, Raha Kapoor. For the unversed, Alia and Ranbir embraced parenthood on November 6, 2022. Since then, the entire Kapoor and Bhatt family has been brimming with joy with the arrival of the newest member into their lives. And now, a super enthusiast nanu revealed dedicating his third book to his princess natin, Raha.

In an interview with, Mahesh Bhatt talked about dedicating his third book, which is an audiobook, to his granddaughter, Raha Kapoor. He also mentioned that he has got the initial training to start writing from his loving wife, Soni. In addition, he explained the reason behind dedicating his book to Raha and mentioned:

“I needed to leave my own voice for my grandchild, Alia’s daughter, who is now being called Raha. So someday, years later, she will hear the words of her grandfather talking passionately about this fascinating man (Uppaluri Gopala Krishnamurti) whom he has a very intimate relationship with for over the last 30-35 years. I got my first basic training from my wife Soni because she is a trained actor.”

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Further, in the same conversation, Mahesh revealed that he would name the book, The Last Chapter since he has already entered the last phase of his life. Moreover, he mentioned that while looking back at the events of his life, he feels to record his entire journey and keep it intact for his grandchild, Raha. He added:

“I’m just about beginning my work on my third book, which is ploughing through the embers of my life. I’m 74 now, almost seven and a half decades on this planet. A journey, I will call it the last chapter, I’m calling it ‘The Last Chapter’, where when you come towards the end of the story and you look back and understand your life differently and the events of the lives resonate, echoing in your heart in a very different way. So I’ve just begun that work. I began working on it and again, this would be dedicated to my grandchild Raha."

Earlier, when Alia had given birth to her first baby, undoubtedly, Mahesh was on cloud nine. Expressing his joy seeing his daughter's daughter, in an interview with the Hindustan Times, Mahesh had revealed that he couldn't express his happiness in mere words. Mahesh also shared that his wife, Soni had called him from the hospital to share the news of the arrival of their granddaughter. In his words:

"It is overwhelming to taste the ceaseless flow of life. It was just yesterday when Alia was a little baby who I carried in my arms. Now, she is a mumma to a baby girl. Today, when my overwhelmed wife Soni called me from the hospital, she said, ‘Oh, she is born’. I cannot put into words the manner in which she communicated those few words. There was an ocean of emotion coursing through that voice."

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In the same interview, Mahesh mentioned that with his granddaughter's arrival, their home has grown bigger. The nanu could have been heard saying, "Choti ke aane ke se ghar bada hogaya."

Isn't Mahesh's revelations relatable to every nanu ever?

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