Mahesh Bhatt, Parveen Babi controversial love story: The attraction was palpable, says filmmaker
First Published 22, Oct 2020, 10:53 AM
Mahesh Bhatt reveals the story of his love affair with actress Parveen Babi.
The love affair of Mahesh Bhatt and Parveen Babi was one of the most controversial love relationships of the Bollywood industry. Parveen Babi suffered from alleged mental illness, Mahesh narrates the incidents in upcoming book. It was Mahesh Bhatt who offered to do her last rites.
In the upcoming biography on Parveen Babi by Karishma Upadhyay, Mahesh Bhatt recalled his time with Parveen Babi and how he fell in love with her.
Parveen Babi was in a relationship with Kabir Bedi, who was Bhatt's good friend. But when their relationship hit a rough patch, the actress after her trip to London had called Mahesh home for a casual chat, that's when the story began.
An excerpt from the book read, "That evening started off two friends catching up but the conversation kept getting deeper and the silences got comfortable. The attraction between us was palpable," as reported by Mumbai Mirror.
Mahesh Bhatt was a married man with a daughter. At that time when he was leaving Parveen's house, he saw that she did not come to the door to see him off, he heard her call his name, and when he went near the bedroom door, he shared, "She was lying there on the bed, waiting for me there was complete silence because there was no need for words anymore," tells the experts of the book.
There are many such excerpts about Parveen Babi and Mahesh Bhatt's relationship mentioned in the book.