Name- Rahul Bhatt
Date of Birth- 24 January 1982
Age- 38 years(as in 2020)
Mother- Kiran Bhatt
Father- Mahesh Bhatt
Sister– Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 5’10 approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Rahul Bhatt Biography
Rahul Bhatt is an Indian fitness trainer and actor. He is son of prominent Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt and Kiran Bhatt. He made headlines in the news after getting involved with David Headley case. David Headley is a Pakistani who is responsible for brutally killing 166 people on the day 26/11. Rahul met him in 2008 at a gym in Mumbai. According to Rahul, Headley befriended him and they were close friends. He futher said Headley had chameleon like qualities about which I got to know later. In a report by public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Rahul was described as a B-grade actor asking for favours to reveal more about Headley. Let’s now read more about his family, girlfriend, career, and other details.
Rahul Bhatt Family
He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into a high class Hindu family. His father name is Mahesh Bhatt, a known filmmaker of Bollywood and mother name is Kiran Bhatt. He has an elder sister named Pooja Bhatt. Though his father divorced his mother and later married to actress Soni Razdan. Soni has 2 daughters Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt, both of them are his step sisters. Other than them Mohit Suri and Emraan Hashmi are his cousins and Mukesh Bhatt is his uncle.
There used to be a time when Rahul didn’t had good relationship with his father. In an interview, he said that my father never treated me like his own child. But later he said that he was misquoted and now shares great relationship with his father and all his sisters.
Rahul Bhatt Girlfriend
He is currently single and not much is known about his personal life. Once we get to know about who he is dating in real life, we’ll update here.
Rahul Bhatt Career
Despite being born in a family having very strong roots in Bollywood, he was not launched by his father. On this he said, my father has his own reasons for not launching me. As a result of this, a lot of other people also felt there is something wrong with me as his own father didn’t want to launch him. But at the end of the day, Rahul knew that acting in movies is not the only yardstick for the success in life and so he moved further. Though his father have offered him movie Kalyug but he rejected the offer as he was sceptical about it.
Other than this, he has participated in Bigg Boss 4 in 2010 and after his eviction, he said that the show was scripted. Now he works as a fitness trainer in Mumbai, far from the lights of the industry.
Rahul Bhatt Controversy
In September 2008, he made headlines in the news after he and his friend Vilas Varak met terrorist David Headley at a gym in Mumbai. David is accused of 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai. According to some reports, even after the 26/11 attacks, he was continuously in touch with Headley. Headley used to send email in which he said he would soon be visiting them again. As per Headley’s testimony, he was fond of Bhatt and have also warned him to not visit South Mumbai area on 26 November when the Mumbai attacks started.
Some Lesser Known and Interesting Facts About Rahul Bhatt
Have a look at some lesser known facts about him:
- He is son of Mahesh Bhatt and Kiran Bhatt. Actress Pooja Bhatt is his sister.
- There was a time when he used to weigh around 122kg but later his interest in fitness started to develop and he started his career as a fitness trainer.
- In 2010, he participated in reality show Bigg Boss 4 but after getting evicted from the show, he said that the entire show was just scripted.
- Despite coming from such powerful Bollywood family, he is referred to as B-grade actor who works in low budget movies.
- In an interview, he said that he doesn’t share good relationship with his father.
- He considers actor Sanjay Dutt as his idol.
- Not many people know this but he has also trained actor Aamir Khan for his movie Dangal.