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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra


Farhan Akhtar shares his first look from Toofan

January 02, 2020 12:38 pm

Toofan marks the second collaboration for Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, post Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The film is scheduled to be released on October 2, 2020.

‘I tell stories of life’

March 16, 2019 11:25 am

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on his new film Mere Pyare Prime Minister and how cinema for him is a means to say what he feels strongly about

Five reasons to watch Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Mere Pyare Prime Minister

March 14, 2019 8:09 am

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Mere Pyare Prime Minister, starring Anjali Patil and child actor Om Kanojiya, is the story of a boy who writes a letter to India’s PM after his mother gets sexually assaulted.

We will start shooting for Toofan in August: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

March 01, 2019 1:46 pm

Toofan will be produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the banner of Excel Entertainment in association with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's ROMP Entertainment.

Mere Pyare Prime Minister isn't a political film: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

February 17, 2019 2:15 pm

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming film Mere Pyare Prime Minister is scheduled to release on March 15. Mere Pyare Prime Minister stars Anjali Patil, Om Kanujiya and Atul Kulkarni among others in significant roles.

For Mere Pyare Prime Minister, the best compliment was from Meghna Gulzar: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

February 13, 2019 12:03 pm

At Mere Pyare Prime Minister's trailer launch, Rakeysh Omprakash shared that Gulzar's daughter Meghna was "angry" when she heard the songs of his film.

I would like to stay away from the fashion of showing films to PM: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

February 10, 2019 8:29 pm

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra said Mere Pyare Prime Minister is made for the people of India and he wouldn't want to dilute that by using the Prime Minister's office.

Mere Pyare Prime Minister trailer: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film looks promising

February 10, 2019 4:54 pm

Mere Pyare Prime Minister claims to deal with topics like open defecation and sanitation. We can also safely add sexual violence and perhaps caste dynamics to the list. It also touches upon some taboos of the Indian society and looks refreshing and fun.

Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra reunite for Toofan

January 16, 2019 12:57 pm

Farhan Akhtar, on Wednesday, made the announcement about his upcoming project titled Toofan with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra in an Instagram post. In the movie, Farhan will take up the role of a boxer.

Fanne Khan producer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: I give myself permission to fail in order to achieve greater success

May 22, 2018 5:30 pm

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra hopes to begin work on this new film before 2018 ends. Talking about the yet untitled film, the filmmaker revealed that it's a father-son story in a unique setup and a salute to today's generation.


Celeb spotting: Taapsee Pannu, Ranbir Kapoor, Malaika Arora and others

February 11, 2019 8:39 am

Ranbir Kapoor, Taapsee Pannu, Malaika Arora, Taimur Ali Khan, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and a few others were clicked by our photographer today.

Rishi Kapoor, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra come out in support of their hill

April 13, 2015 12:29 pm

Bollywood celebrities including Rishi Kapoor, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Neelam Kothari and Prem Chopra among others came out to protest against hawkers in Pali Hill area of suburban Bandra on Sunday (April 12) in Mumbai.

Dad Anil Kapoor, sister Rhea and Ranveer watch Sonam, Fawad’s ‘Khoobsurat’

September 19, 2014 10:51 am

Actor Anil Kapoor attended a special screening of his daughter Sonam’s newly released ‘Khoobsurat’. Also seen were Ranveer Singh, Mandira Bedi and Sonam’s sister Rhea.


My work speaks about love for India, says 'misunderstood' Aamir

January 26, 2016 3:27 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Recently in an event, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan said that his 'controversial' remark on intolerance was totally misunderstood and, therefore, it is quite natural for people to react in such a way.He also blamed media for spreading misguided statement that he and Kiran want to leave the country because it is intolerant, whereas he has never said anything like that.To support his statement, Aamir asked people to take a look on the kind of work he has done in his career.The actor also insisted that for him it was impossible to pass any such statement about a country for he belongs to the family of great freedom fighter Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad.Adding to the comment of Aamir Khan, director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra said that the word 'intolerance' has become a fashion.Aamir and Rakeysh were seen celebrating the 10-year journey of their 2006 film, 'Rang De Basanti.' To mark the occasion, the entire cast of the film, Aamir , Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Siddharth and Waheeda Rehman along with Rakeysh and producer Ronnie Screwvala, launched a book which includes the screenplay, lyrics, story board and anecdotes from the film along with some exclusive interviews of AR Rahman, Aamir and Prasoon Joshi.

'Rang De Basanti' completes a decade, star-cast reunite to celebrate

January 26, 2016 2:56 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra, youth iconic film 'Rang De Basanti' has completed 10 years of its release. To mark the occasion, the cast of the film, Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Siddharth and Waheeda Rehman along with Rakeysh and producer Ronnie Screwvala, launched a book which includes screenplay, lyrics, story board and anecdotes from the film along with some exclusive interviews of A R Rahman, Aamir and Prasoon Joshi. The cast also spoke about some memories related to the shoot of the film and how special the movie has remained for each one of them. Giving an example of an incident, Siddharth expressed how unhappy he was that his role in the film influenced youngsters to smoke. As the film completed 10 years of its release, the star cast, including Aamir, Sharman and Siddharth danced to the tune of popular 'Pathshala' song along with choreographer Ganesh Acharya. The film, which speaks about the contemporary showcase of the Indian history, over the period of 10 years, has become a cult in history of Indian cinema.