Mahesh Bhatt to make a documentary in English

By Subhash K. Jha, February 12, 2008 - 12:16 IST

That Mahesh has decided to return to direction ten years after the searing Zakhm with the express purpose of depicting the life and teachings of his spiritual guru U.G. Krishnamurthy is a fact has several interesting offshoots.

Mahesh is a life-long devotee of UG's beliefs. To put his thoughts on celluloid would be his most ambitious project to date. For one the film will be in English. Says Mahesh, "It has to be in a language that would reach out to the maximum number of people. I want UG's teachings to be universally accessible, hence my decision to return to direction. But first, my book on UG which is ready to come out.'

The book entitled U.G. Kri