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Bharat S Shah is popularly known as the Bollywood Film financer and Producer. Though a Diamond Merchant by profession his allignment towards films made him enter the entertainment world as a Film Producer. In his film career, Bharat Shah has financed films which are critically acclaimed and directed by ace names from the industry including Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ramgopal Verma and Mani Ratnam to name a few. Popular films like Devdas, Dil Se..., Darr, Pukar et al are financed by him.

 
Bharat Shah was dragged into a controversy after he was convicted of having links with mafia don Chhota Shakeel. Later, he was also sent to prison for a year in 2003.