Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Ranveer and Anushka at Dil Dhadakne De completion bash

Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Javed Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Shefali Shah, Zarina Wahab, Vandana Sajnani, Zoya Akhtar at Dil Dhadakne De completion bash in Mumbai on 23rd Sept 2014. (more…)

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

‘Mirza Sahibaan’ now renamed ‘Mirziya’

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has disclosed that he has now renamed his movie “Mirza Sahibaan” as “Mirziya“. (more…)

Monday, May 5th, 2014

It was the need of our script to cast fresh talent and new actors: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on ‘Mirza Sahibaan’

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has hardly worked with newcomers, but in “Mirza Sahibaan” he has cast two fresh faces and said it is the script’s demand. (more…)

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

US biggest overseas market for Indian cinema: Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

The footprint of the over $2 billion Indian cinema industry is rapidly growing overseas, says National Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He stresses that while non-traditional markets are vital, the US, powered by a three-million strong Indian diaspora, remains the biggest international market for Indian moviemakers. (more…)

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra finds his Sahibaan in Saiyami Kher

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has found his Sahibaan for his love tale “Mirza Sahibaan” in Saiyami Kher, niece of talented actress Tanvi Azmi and granddaughter of yesteryear’s leading lady Usha Kiran. The director says Saiyami was not chosen for her illustrious acting lineage. (more…)

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Rakeysh Mehra says biggest success was children connecting with ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says the biggest part of his success with “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” was that the movie managed to have a connect with children as young as six and eight. (more…)

Gulzar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra at Salim Arif’s play screening

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Gulzar at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on  5th Oct 2013 (34).JPGAtul Kulkarni at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on  5th Oct 2013 (9).JPGRakeysh Omprakash Mehra at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on  5th Oct 2013 (5).JPGYashpal Sharma at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on  5th Oct 2013 (3).JPGGulzar at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on  5th Oct 2013 (32).JPGLubna Salim at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on  5th Oct 2013 (9).JPG

Gulzar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Atul Kulkarni, Yashpal Sharma, Lubna Salim at Salim Arif_s play screening in PVR, Mumbai on 5th Oct 2013 . (more…)

Nudity fine; but do not exploit women says Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

By Radhika Bhirani

He presents his heroines mostly as the girl-next-door with minimal makeup and a simplicity that screams emotions louder than the cacophony of item numbers. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says he is not against nudity in films, but he has strong views against exploitation of women.

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Imtiaz Ali, Rakeysh Mehra impressed with Dhanush

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Imtiaz Ali and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra are impressed actor Dhanush, and said they would love to collaborate with him. The 30-year-old actor made a sparkling Bollywood debut with Anand L. Rai’s “Raanjhanaa” this year. His Tamil romantic drama “Maryan” also won him appreciation.

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Farhan Akhtar at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina NC

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Farhan Akhtar at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013 (75).JPGShaina NC at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013 (50).JPGFarhan Akhtar at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013 (67).JPGParsoon Joshi, Shaina NC at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013 (19).JPGRakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Farhan Akhtar, Shaina NC at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013 (76).JPGArjan Bajwa at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013 (5).JPG

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Farhan Akhtar, Shaina NC, Parsoon Joshi, Arjan Bajwa at Special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag by Shaina Nc in Mumbai on 24th July 2013. (more…)

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Anil Kapoor hosts special screening of Khoobsurat

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Mandira Bedi, Chunky Pandey, Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Abhishek Kapoor, Manoj Pahwa, Anil Thadani, at the special screening of Khoobsurat hosted by Anil Kapoor in Lightbox on 18th Sept 2014. (more…)

Monday, May 26th, 2014

‘Mirza Sahibaan’ not a boy-girl thing: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

After winning accolades for “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag“, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra knows “it’s time to move on” to embark on another difficult film “Mirza Sahibaan“. He says the movie, a tragic love story, isn’t a typical Bollywood film about a boy and girl. (more…)

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ claims nine technical awards at IIFA 2014

Filmmaker Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra‘s “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag“, which has already garnered several awards, claimed nine technical awards at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2014 being held here. (more…)

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

E-voting must be introduced for travellers: Rakeysh Mehra

Reacting to the ongoing hullabaloo about the feasibility of having a Bollywood awards extravaganza during elections, acclaimed filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says the need of the hour is a system of e-voting. The Bollywood biggies are set to attend four-day IIFA event, starting Wednesday in Tampa Bay, Florida and voting day for the Mumbai Lok Sabha elections falls Thursday. (more…)

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Harshvardhan completely off from his Mumbai elitist lifestyle to immerse himself into character in ‘Mirza Sahibaan’

The shooting of Anil Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan’s debut film “Mirza Sahibaan” begins Sep 1, and the young actor is busy setting new standards of method acting. He is said to have cut himself completely off from his Mumbai elitist lifestyle to immerse himself in his character. (more…)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Akshay Kumar, Farhan and many others at Mumbai Police event on crime against women

Ajay Devgan, Ashok Pandit, Boney Kapoor, Rajkumar Hirani, Kabir Khan, Sajid Khan, Salim Khan, Shekhar Suman, Ashok Pandit , Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar, Javed Akhtar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Anil Sharma, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ekta Kapoor, Remo S Souza, Satish Kaushik, Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt, Ramesh Sippy, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Mahesh Manjrekar, Prakash Jha, Vikram Gokhale, Ritesh Sidhwani at Mumbai Police event on crime against women in Mumbai on 11th Nov 2013. (more…)

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to capture beauty of Rajasthan’s desert for ‘Mirza Sahiba’

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra‘s next project “Mirza Sahiba“, a musical, is based on a folklore set in Rajasthan. He says his team is scouting for apt locations in the state, which is popular for its palaces, desert and dunes.

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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says he can’t have enough of Ladakh

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is so smitten with the beauty of Ladakh that he keeps wanting to come back even after doing so each year for the past several years.

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Rahman and Aditi Rao Hydari at Tamil film Maryan’s screening

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Swara Bhaskar at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 (17).JPGAshutosh Gowariker, Imtiaz Ali at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 (25).JPGAditi Rao Hydari at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 (17).JPGRakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Aditi Rao Hydari at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 (23).JPGA R Rahman at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 (41).JPGRakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Imtiaz Ali at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 (13).JPG

A R Rahman, Kushal Punjabi, Boney Kapoor, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Ashutosh Gowariker, Imtiaz Ali, Swara Bhaskar at Tamil film Maryan_s screening in Fun, Mumbai on 10th Aug 2013 . (more…)

Sanjay Khan, Zayed at DJ Aqeel’s sister’s prayer meet

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Sanjay Khan at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013 (30).JPGRaveena Tandon at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013 (36).JPGAkbar Khan at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013 (27).JPGNeelam Kothari at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013 (36).JPGDJ Aqeel, Zayed Khan at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013 (22).JPGSurily Goel at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013 (24).JPG

DJ Aqeel, Zayed Khan, Sanjay Khan, Zarine Khan, Farah Ali Khan, Suzanne Khan, Surily Goel, Madhoo Shah, Akbar Khan, Nandita Mahtani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Fardeen Khan, Kehkashan Patel, Raveena Tandon, neelam Kothari at DJ Aqeel_s sister_s prayer meet in Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 13th July 2013. (more…)