Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Amyra, Mini Mathur, Arshad Warsi, Maria Goretti at Jungle Book screening

Mini Mathur, Arshad Warsi, Maria Goretti, Amyra Dastur, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra at Jungle Book screening on 7th April 2016 . (more…)

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Sarah, Anushka, Sandhya Mridul, Rajshri, Pavleen at great indian goddess screening

Sarah Jane Dias, Anushka Manchanda, Sandhya Mridul, Rajshri Deshpande, Pavleen Gujral, Mini Mathur, Kabir Khan, Arshad Warsi, Maria Goretti, Shibani Dandekar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Gauri Shinde, R Balki at great indian goddess screening on 30th Nov 2015. (more…)

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Rishi Kapoor, Neelam Kothari, Prem Chopra protests against BMC for giving Hawkers Zone

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…)

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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Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra at Rang De Basanti post bash

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra at Rang De Basanti post bash on 26th Jan 2016. (more…)

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Subhash Ghai celebrates 37 yrs of MUKTA ARTS

Subhash Ghai celebrates 37 yrs of MUKTA ARTS on 26th Oct 2015.Recently the Showman of Bollywood, Subhash Ghai celebrated 37 years of his production house ‘Mukta Arts, which is one of India’s leading entertainment conglomerates and has pioneered many firsts within the Indian entertainment industry. It was a double celebration for the talented director as he celebrated his wedding anniversary and production house’s 37th anniversary on the same day! (more…)

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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