Mukesh Bhatt is an Indian film producer, who has produced several Bollywood films.
Mukesh Bhatt's first film as producer was 'Jurm' (1990) with Vinod Khanna, followed by the love story, 'Aashiqui' (1990), starring debutantes Rahul Roy and Anu Agarwal. The film was directed by his brother Mahesh Bhatt. The films that followed 'Aashiqui' were all big hits. These included 'Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin' (1991), 'Sadak' (1991) and 'Junoon' (1992), released under the banner of Vishesh Films. All of these films starred Pooja Bhatt along with other prominent actors like Aamir Khan, Sanjay Dutt, and Rahul Roy.
Mukesh produced more films in the coming years, such as, 'Sir' (1993) starring Naseeruddin Shah, 'Naajayaz' (1995), 'Criminal' (1995), and 'Fareb' (1996). The 1998 film 'Ghulam', was yet another success for the producer. In 1999, 'Sangharsh' starring Preity Zinta and Akshay Kumar was another successful venture for the producer, while the horror films 'Raaz' (2002), and its sequel 'Raaz' The Mystery Continues' (2009), both were received positively.
In 2004, he introduced his nephew, Emraan Hashmi, on the big screen, with the film, 'Murder', also starring Mallika Sherawat. His films as a producer include, 'Zeher' (2005), 'Kalyug' (2005), 'Gangster' (2006), 'Woh Lamhe' (2006), 'Jannat' (2008) and 'Tum Mile' (2009).
Mukesh is the younger brother of director, Mahesh Bhatt and also the co-owner of the production company, Vishesh Films, that was set up in 1986. He has one daughter named Sakshi and a son Vishesh, after whom the company Vishesh Films was named.