Today, Bollywood Director Mahesh Bhatt was snapped leaving the Santa Cruz police station. He arrived there to record his statement in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. As per the reports, doing the rounds Mahesh Bhatt claimed he met the 'Dil Bechara' actor only twice, once in 2018 and 2019.
He further stated, that he was close to Sushant's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, just because she worked with him in his film 'JALEBI' released in the year 2018. There was buzz doing the rounds, Rhea and Mahesh shared a bond beyond their professional relationship. Bhatt shuts down all the rumours stating, she used to respect me as her mentor as he gave her the chance to work in his film.
Mahesh Bhatt also revealed he had no intentions to work with Sushant in any of his films nor there were any discussions to cast him in 'SADAK 2'. He also said, the late actor was interested to work with Mahesh Bhatt and even asked the 'Murder' director to cast him in any of his films even if it's a short roll.
Sushant Singh Rajput passed away due to suicide on 14 June at his residence in Mumbai. His death sparked a lot of controversies and the dark side of Bollywood was unveiled like never before.