Bhatt Family Gears Up For Alia-Ranbir's Wedding: Know All About Mahesh Bhatt's First 'Damaad'

The entire nation is eagerly waiting for Ranbir Kapoor to turn the son-in-law of the Bhatt family. Amidst it, Mahesh Bhatt's first son-in-law, Manish Makhija is trending. Read on to know more!


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Bhatt Family Gears Up For Alia-Ranbir's Wedding: Know All About Mahesh Bhatt's First 'Damaad'

The Tinseltown is gearing up to witness yet another grand wedding! This time, it is the most desired bachelor, Ranbir Kapoor's wedding rumours that have been hitting the headlines. The speculations are rife that Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's wedding festivities will begin on April 14, 2022. A source close to the couple had revealed that they will get married at the RK bungalow in Chembur. 

While everyone is eagerly eyeing their feeds to get a glimpse of Ranbir-Alia's wedding preparations, people are talking about Mahesh Bhatt's first son-in-law, Manish Makhija. Well, not many know about Pooja Bhatt's husband, Manish Makhija. Read on as we introduce you to the first damaad of the Bhatt family.

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Pooja Bhatt — daughter of Mahesh Bhatt and his first wife, Kiran Bhatt

Not many know, Pooja Bhatt is the eldest daughter of the film director, Mahesh Bhatt and his first wife, Kiran Kher. The gorgeousness was born on February 27, 1972, in Mumbai. She had instantly rose to fame with her first film, Daddy when she was just seventeen years old. Pooja has a long list of affairs, but it was her relationship with Ranvir Shorey that had garnered a lot of media limelight. In the end, Pooja had tied the knot with Manish Makhija.

Pooja Bhatt's husband, Manish Makhija

Not many know Pooja Bhatt's husband, Manish Makhija is a radio jockey and the owner of a famous restaurant. There was a time when he was also famous for his acting stint in channel V's show, Udham Singh Show and Cash Cab Meter Chalu Hai. 

Pooja Bhatt and Manish Makhija's first meeting

Pooja Bhatt and Manish Makhija

In 2003, Pooja Bhatt had met Manish Makhija on the sets of the film, Paap. They had instantly developed a strong connection and a mutual liking. After dating for a few months, the couple had decided to take the plunge. However, Pooja Bhatt's father, Mahesh Bhatt was against their union but he had agreed in the end.

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Pooja Bhatt and Manish Makhija parted ways after eleven years of marriage

Pooja Bhatt and Manish Makhija

Pooja Bhatt and Manish Makhija had married on August 24, 2003, in a grand wedding ceremony in Goa. The duo had lived together for eleven years but in 2014, they had parted ways. The actress had taken to her Twitter handle and had announced her separation news. She had tweeted:

"To all those who care & especially those that don’t my husband Munna & Me have decided to part ways after 11 glorious years of marriage. Our split as some might call it is amicable & we hold each other in the highest esteem for now and forever. The reason I explain is because we are both part of the public domain. Our friends, well wishers & foes are free to now speculate."

Pooja and Manish have parted ways but they are not divorced yet

Pooja and Manish have announced their separation in 2014, but they are not yet divorced officially. It was Manish's second marriage and rumours are that he currently lives with his son from his first wife. Pooja and Manish didn't have any children from their marriage. The ex-couple stays away from the media limelight. 

For those who don't know, Pooja Bhatt is Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt's stepsister, but they live like a happy big family! And like any other family member, Pooja always cheers for her stepsisters, Alia and Shaheen. 

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