Mahesh Bhatt to host Pakistani show

New Delhi: Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt will quiz the movers and shakers of Islamabad as the host of an upcoming Pakistani talk show, `Straight Talk With Mahesh Bhatt`.

The show will see the National Award winning filmmaker interview the likes of Pervez Musharraf, Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif, said the show`s producer Sevy Ali.

"I have know Mahesh for long and we have worked together on many occasions. He has visited the country many times and is well acquainted with the situation here and is therefore perfect for the job," Ali, a British journalist of Pakistani origins, told reporters.

Ali has earlier produced some of Bhatt`s films including `Nazar`, Rahul Bose starrer `White Noise` and English film `The Rain has Stopped` that went on to win two awards at the British Film festival.

"Mahesh happens to be a part of one of the most talked about film industry and has the ability to ask the most straight forward and honest questions. Besides, he is also liked and revered by most Pakistanis," Ali added.


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