In a departure from tradition, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt marked Father’s Day on Sunday by thanking his daughters, Pooja, Alia, and Shaheen.

Sharing a photograph of himself with his actress and filmmaker daughter Pooja, Bhatt Senior wrote: “Thank you Pooja for standing firmly by my side and helping me take on the challenges of life in my stride.”

He also shared a photograph of his other daughters actress Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt: “Thank you, Shaheen and Alia, for adding to the perfume of my life.”

Mahesh Bhatt is returning to the director’s chair after almost 20 years with Sadak 2 which will release on July 10, 2020.

Produced by Vishesh Films, Sadak 2 stars Alia, Pooja, Sanjay Dutt, and Aditya Roy Kapur.