Mahesh Bhatt is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Mr. Bhatt’s early directional career consisted of acclaimed movies, such asArth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam, Sadak and Zakhm.Mr. Bhatt started his first career as a director at the age of 21 with the film Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain released in 1974. His films show an unusual engagement with the psychological damage arising from infringement of social norms. These films provided challenges of characterization to their actors, who included both parallel and mainstream stars.The stand-out film of his earlier period is Saaransh (1984), an exploration of an old couple’s anxieties in a universe governed by arbitrary violence. He is the guiding light of The Third Eye and helps the program by advising them on future lines of action, addressing challenges and taking the organization to greater heights.