A few days back Mahesh Bhatt received an extortion call from a man. He demanded 50 lakhs from Bhatt and threatened to kill his daughter Alia and wife Soni Razdan, if he failed to meet the demand.
According to reports, Bhatt filled a complaint at the Juhu Police Station on Wednesday under section 387. The filmmaker later took to Twitter on Thursday, confirming that there was indeed an extortion call. He also thanked the police for their cooperation.
A bolt from the blue in the form of an extortion call & threat to my family was nipped in the bud by the MH & UP police in tandem.Gratitude!
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) March 2, 2017
As per reports, the caller, named Sandeep Sahu and aged 24, was reportedly traced to Uttar Pradesh and has been detained.