Mumbai : Bollywood film Director Mahesh Bhatt who is no stranger to controversy shut an entire Muslim gathering for spiritual event to commemorate Imam Hussain’s martyrdom.
Appearing completely in black, the director reached the podium and from crowd a Muslim man first praised Bhatt for having sufficient knowledge about Islam and Quran and invited him to the new religion at the event.
To which Mahesh Bhatt said, “One truth about me is, my father is a Nagar Brahmin, Mother is a Shia Muslim and I studied in Don Bosco Christian convent grew up hearing teaching of Ave Maria and Jesus Christ. In true sense I am India’s secular child which you call as secular Indian. Tolerance for me is not a vote capturing device.”
Bollywood Director Mahesh bhatt is known for outspoken nature making comments that land him in controversy.
The director also schooled the thousands telling he believes in truth and told that he lives but ‘hadith’ rather than just preaching.