Rishi Kapoor, Neelam Kothari, Prem Chopra, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra with wife P.S. Bharathi, Manish Malhotra participate in protests against BMC for giving Hawkers Zone in Residential localities Area in Pali Hill, Mumbai on 13th April 2015. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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.