Birth: 07-06-1974 , Chennai, India

Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi is an Indian professional tennis player widely regarded as among the best doubles players in the world with 11 Grand Slam titles to his credit. He will be debuting in Bollywood as a producer with the film 'Chalo Dilli', starring his wife, Lara Dutta. The film is set to release in April 2011. In 1997, he became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament (with Rika Hiraki). With his win of the Australian Open Mixed Doubles in 2006, he joined the elite group of eight tennis players who have achieved a Career Mixed Doubles Grand Slam