, (born 11 April 1981) is an Indian film director
, most known for his films, like Kalyug
(2005) and Awarapan
He is member of the Bhatt family
. His uncle is director Mahesh Bhatt
and his cousin is actor Emraan Hashmi
, who has acted in most of his films.
He started his career as an assistant director, and made his debut as a director with the 2005 film Zeher
which was a moderate success. He followed it up with Kalyug
, which was both a critical and commercial success. His third film Woh Lamhe
(2006) did not do as well but was critically acclaimed.
His next film Awarapan
(2007) was both a critical and commercial success. Mohit, in an interview given to Radio Sargam, says, "I am very critical about my own work. I would never ever go out and say that I have made a masterpiece. I just give my best and hope that it's good enough." His preceding film Crook
, based on the racial attacks on Indian students in Australia was released in 2010. His latest film Murder 2
, a sequel to the 2004 film Murder
was released on 8 July 2011.
His sister Smilie Suri has also appeared in his film Kalyug