In the widely circulated tweet, Journalist Sheela Bhatt can be seen conducting an interview with the notorious underworld figure Dawood Ibrahim. The photograph captures a significant moment when Sheela Bhatt engaged in a conversation with Dawood Ibrahim, taking place at the Pearl Building in Dubai in the year 1987. This meeting between the journalist and the underworld don has garnered considerable attention due to the intriguing subject matter and the historical context surrounding it.

The tweet was shared by Journalist Sheela Bhatt. Hereby we have also added tweet posted on Twitter.

While this image was circulated on social media, many people also stated that the person interviewing Dawood Ibrahim is Supriya Shrinate. She is the spokesperson for the opposition Congress Party. Dawood Ibrahim was identified as global terrorist by the United States in 2003. Supriya Shrinate was a business journalist who then turned to politics. Post the rumours about the interview she has clarified that she never met Dawood Ibrahim.

Who is Dawood Ibrahim?

Dawood Ibrahim is an Indian crime lord who is believed to have orchestrated the devastating 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai, which resulted in the tragic loss of over 250 lives. Since the scary act, he has managed to evade capture and has remained a fugitive. Recognizing the gravity of his actions, the United States designated him as a “global terrorist” in October 2003.

Who is Sheela Bhatt?

Sheela Bhatt has always been drawn to enthralling narratives and thrilling experiences. Her unwavering spirit has led her to traverse captivating paths, including an unforgettable encounter with the enigmatic and infamous underworld figure, Dawood Ibrahim. Bhatt’s expedition into the shadowy realms of the Mumbai underworld commenced when her photograph alongside Karim Lala, a prominent mafia don during the late 1970s, piqued the interest of none other than Dawood himself.

Sheela Bhatt has also captured spotlight as the details about her meet with Minister Narendra Modi during his postgraduate studies in 1981 are released online.

In 1987, Sheela Bhatt’s encounters with Dawood Ibrahim took another significant turn. Despite being based in Dubai, he persistently reached out to her, eventually leading to an arrangement for an interview. Sheela Bhatt’s visit to Dubai in 1988 primarily revolved around investigating the drug trade, but her main concern was the financial implications of the trip, rather than the daunting prospect of meeting Ibrahim Dawood himself. Having fearlessly interviewed and come face-to-face with notorious individuals like Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Chhota Rajan, Varadarajan Mudaliar, Yusuf Patel, Haji Mastan, and Arun Gawli, she did not feel scared.


As of now that’s all we know about Sheela Bhatt. The speculations have spread like wildfire and that’s how the post gained apprehensions about the confusion between two journalists. In case we recover any other fact about this incident. We shall add it to the article.

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