In an exclusive conversation, director Mahesh Bhatt shared insights into his bond with granddaughter Raha, opened up about Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s decision to reveal Raha’s face to the world, and reflected on the precious moments with the newest member of the Kapoor-Bhatt family.
Revealing Raha’s Face: A Surprise Move
Last Christmas, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor made headlines by introducing their little daughter Raha to the world. Speaking about this decision, Mahesh Bhatt expressed his initial surprise. In an exclusive conversation with Zoom, he shared, “I, myself, was quite surprised that they did that. I think they must have felt that OK, now, she’s one year, and it’s time for her to be introduced to the world at large, who was very curious to know what their baby looks like.”
The veteran filmmaker acknowledged the media’s role in handling the revelation with grace. “And I think, they did it with tremendous grace, and I must say the media behaved very decent. Alia and Ranbir talked with the media before introducing the baby as they don’t want Raha and them to be hounded, and they grant us this,” he added. Mahesh Bhatt also commended the media’s decency in respecting the family’s privacy during this significant moment.
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Bonding with Raha: A Piece of Heaven
Describing his bond with Raha, Mahesh Bhatt affectionately called her a “piece of heaven.” He reflected on the magical presence of his granddaughter and the unique joy she brings to the Kapoor-Bhatt household.
“I would say that she is now one year and two months old, and she is a magical child. I call her my little goddess. She is a drop of divinity and lands out of nowhere into our lives,” Bhatt shared. His words resonated with the universal experience of grandparents, capturing the profound emotions that come with welcoming a new generation into the family.
Raha Kapoor: The New Star in the Household
Acknowledging the star power of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt playfully referred to Raha as the “new star” in the Kapoor-Bhatt household. He described the enchanting presence that the little one brings, shifting the focus away from the established stars when she is around.
“So when you go there, they just stay in the background, and only she emerges as the enchanting, mesmerizing entity. She doesn’t try to charm me. It doesn’t try to grab your attention, but she does it. So I am enchanted by her. A piece of heaven,” Bhatt expressed. His words paint a vivid picture of the joy and delight that Raha brings to the family dynamics.
The Essence of Grandparenthood
In Mahesh Bhatt’s reflections on Raha, one can sense the universal essence of grandparenthood the joy, awe, and unconditional love that a grandchild brings. Raha Kapoor, as described by her grandfather, becomes a symbol of magic and divinity, adding a new layer of warmth to the Kapoor-Bhatt family tapestry.
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As the public witnessed the rare glimpse into the private realm of Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s family life, Mahesh Bhatt’s words offer a deeper understanding of the emotions and dynamics behind the scenes. The decision to share Raha’s face with the world becomes a moment of shared joy, with the media and public respecting the family’s boundaries.
A Precious Chapter Unfolding
Mahesh Bhatt’s revelations provide a heartfelt narrative of familial love and the joys of witnessing a new life blossom. Raha Kapoor, the youngest member of the Kapoor-Bhatt clan, becomes a symbol of hope, magic, and, as her grandfather describes, “a piece of heaven.” As this precious chapter unfolds, the public eagerly awaits more glimpses into the endearing moments that define the Kapoor-Bhatt family’s journey with Raha.