Soni Razdan

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Soni Razdan
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Soni Razdan at the premiere of Well Done Abba
Born (1956-10-25) 25 October 1956 (age 58)[1]
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress, film director
Spouse(s) Mahesh Bhatt (1986–present)
Children Alia Bhatt
Shaheen Bhatt

Soni Razdan (born 25 October 1956) is a British-born Indian actress and film director.[2]

Early life[edit]

Razdan was born in Birmingham, UK, to Gertrude Hoelzer, a German, and N. Razdan, a Hindu Kashmiri Pandit.She is the mother of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt. [3][4][5][6]

Career[edit]

Razdan started her career in English theatre with John Fowler's The Collector and Hindi stage career with , Bund Darvaze, Satyadev Dubey's adaptation of Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit.

She appeared as Sulochana in the hit Doordarshan TV series Buniyaad. She also acted in Indian TV serials Saahil, Gaatha and has been a regular on Indian television.[7] In 2002, she turned to direction with Aur Phir Ek Din on Star Plus, a take-off on the Michelle Pfeiffer-George Clooney starrer One Fine Day.[7]

She has also acted in Bollywood movies.

Personal life[edit]

Razdan married film director Mahesh Bhatt in April 1986. She is the mother of actress Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) & Shaheen Bhatt (born 28 November 1991) and step mother of Pooja Bhatt & Rahul Bhatt.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Film Year
Ahista Ahista 1981
Mandi 1983
Saaransh 1984
Trikaal 1985
Khamosh 1985
Such a Long Journey 1988
Sadak 1991
Sir 1993
Gumraah 1993
Monsoon Wedding 2001
Page 3 2005
Jaan-E-Mann 2006
Patiala House 2011
Love Breakups Zindagi 2011
Shootout at Wadala 2013

Director[edit]

Film Year
Nazar 2005

Television[edit]

Television Year
Buniyaad 1986

References[edit]

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