Mahesh Bhatt Reveals How He Made A Wonderful Bond With Daughter, Alia Bhatt's BF, Ranbir Kapoor

In a recent interview, filmmaker, Mahesh Bhatt opened up about his daughter, Alia Bhatt and shared how he developed a bond with to-be-son-in-law, Ranbir Kapoor. Check it out!


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Mahesh Bhatt Reveals How He Made A Wonderful Bond With Daughter, Alia Bhatt's BF, Ranbir Kapoor

Mahesh Bhatt is not only a talented filmmaker but also an ideal father to his three daughters, Pooja Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, and a son, Rahul Bhatt. The Sadak 2 director has often opened up about his bond with his daughters, Pooja, Shaheen, and Alia, and expressed how proud he is of them. Moreover, his daughters love him to death and adore him. Though he is a possessive father, he always supports his daughters and praises them. 

On Mahesh Bhatt’s 73rd birthday, the most unique wish had come from the youngest of all, Alia Bhatt. She had taken to her Instagram handle and had posted two pictures from her father’s birthday celebration. The fans were delighted to see Ranbir Kapoor attending his would-be father-in-law's birthday celebration. The family had smiled at the camera as they had celebrated Mahesh's special day. Along with it, Alia had written:

“73 years young! Happy birthday, papa.” 

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Mahesh Bhatt's birthday celebration

Mahesh Bhatt's birthday celebration

Mahesh Bhatt's daughter, Alia Bhatt is dating Ranbir Kapoor, and the possessive daddy has approved of their romance. Not just that, Mahesh Bhatt also shares a warm bond with his future son-in-law, Ranbir. In a conversation with Barkha Dutt's show, Mojo Story, Mahesh revealed how he and Alia's boyfriend, Ranbir Kapoor made a bond. Sharing that they had formed a bond over Alia being a mystery, Mahesh said:

"Me and Ranbir often say that she is a bit of an enigma. She's an ET (extra terrestrial) that's come to us and will remain a mystery. Let this rare bird be. Don't put her in a cage or try to define her. She is as mysterious as life. One day she was born to us and she remains an enigma to us."  

Mahesh Bhatt's birthday celebration

Listening to her dad's words, Alia Bhatt was surprised. The actress mentioned that her boyfriend, Ranbir, often calls her a strange person. She also shared that Ranbir calls her an alien as well and added:

"It's strange. Ranbir says that to me all the time. And this is the first time I've heard my father say it to me. He says this to me. You're a strange person, strange being. He says that a lot. You're an alien. What are you? You're an alien." 

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Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt

Further in the conversation, Alia mentioned that she finds it cute when Ranbir calls her strange or alien. Revealing how her boyfriend reacts after seeing her childhood photos, Alia shared that he takes a sarcastic dig on her eyes. She said:

"I don't probe too much. I find it cute, so I just blush and I take it in. Even when Ranbir looks at my childhood photos, he says "look at your eyes. God, you're an alien. What is this? What are these eyes?" So he's seeing something.. so my father and he bond on this." 

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor

In an interview with IANS, Alia Bhatt had talked about her father, Mahesh Bhatt’s possessive nature and had said that he doesn’t want the Bhatt sisters to get married. He had even once warned his daughters, Alia and Shaheen, that he would lock them up in a room and never allow them to leave his sight. The Student of the Year actress had said:

“My father told us you all can’t go anywhere, I will lock you up in a room. He is honest and blunt about the fact that he doesn't want us to get married. He is not saying just like that, he means it. He is very possessive and he doesn't want me to get married."

Mahesh Bhatt with Alia

On the work front, Mahesh last directed Alia Bhatt starrer Sadak 2, which also starred Pooja Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapoor, and Sanjay Dutt.

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