Revealed: Mahesh Bhatt shoots for ‘Siddharth’ as Buddhist monk

Mahesh Bhatt tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a Buddhist monk in one of the monasteries.

Written by Goyal Divya , Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: May 12, 2014 1:24 pm
Mahesh Bhatt tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a Buddhist monk in one of the monasteries. Mahesh Bhatt tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a Buddhist monk in one of the monasteries.

Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is all set to make his acting debut, started shooting for ‘Siddharth’ in Manali.

The filmmaker-actor tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a Buddhist monk in one of the monasteries. The actor said, “Stepping into the frame of silence.”

The film, which is a story of a man’s search for truth after his life, is shattered by betrayals is also director Mukul Misra debut film.

While Mahesh Bhatt will feature as a bald Buddhist monk, actor Shivam Bhargav will play the title role and Shazahn Padamsee his love interest and Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter.

Shazahn Padamsee had said: “He’s (Mahesh Bhatt) someone whom I deeply admire and respect. It’s going to be like a dream to have him as a co-actor, especially in the role of my father.”

Though the role seems more of a cameo it is said to form an integral part of the film, considering it is Mahesh Bhatt’s character that helps Shivam on his journey.

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