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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra


'First time I heard praise from AR Rahman...': Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on 'dreamy' Delhi-6 song | Scene Stealer

May 01, 2022 4:35 pm

In today's edition of Scene Stealer, we revisit the stunning-looking Delhi-6 song Dil Gira Dafatan. Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra speaks to us about the meaning behind the soulful track, and how it was the first time he heard praise from AR Rahman.

When Waheeda Rehman insisted on standing barefoot in temple set at minus 4 degrees: 'Hai toh mandir hi dil mein'

February 03, 2022 10:49 am

On Waheeda Rehman's 84th birthday, filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra fondly recalled anecdotes about her.

Daniel Craig auditioned for Rang De Basanti, but James Bond came calling

July 28, 2021 8:59 am

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra in his autobiography The Stranger in the Mirror, recalls Daniel Craig's audition for his movie Rang De Basanti. He also talks about his association with actor Abhishek Bachchan.

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra announces autobiography 'The Stranger In The Mirror'

July 20, 2021 2:56 pm

Actor Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who worked with Mehra in "Delhi-6" and "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", revealed the cover of the book on social media.

Streaming Guide: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra movies

July 17, 2021 8:51 am

This edition of Streaming Guide features filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra who has films like Aks, Rang De Basanti, Delhi-6, and Mirzya to his credit. Recently, his film Toofaan had a digital release on Amazon Prime Video.

Mrunal Thakur on acting with Farhan Akhtar in Toofaan: Every Bollywood actress is going to be jealous

July 16, 2021 8:39 am

Mrunal Thakur plays Ananya, a doctor, in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Toofan. The film is a sports drama starring Farhan Akhtar as a national level boxer.

Darrell Foster compares Farhan Akhtar with Will Smith, explains how he trained the Toofaan actor

July 13, 2021 9:21 am

Celebrity trainer Darrell Foster says he was impressed with Farhan Akhtar's professionalism as he trained him for Toofaan. The film will release on Amazon Prime Video on July 16.

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Arbaaz Khan get their dose of Covid-19 vaccine

May 10, 2021 10:41 am

While Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, 57, got the Covid-19 vaccine via a drive through, Arbaaz Khan received the dose at a vaccination centre.

On Manoj Bajpayee's birthday, here's what his first directors Mahesh Bhatt, Shekhar Kapur said about casting him

April 24, 2021 9:18 am

On Manoj Bajpayee's 52nd birthday, we revisit the episode of Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, where filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt, Shekhar Kapur and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra talked about working with the actor early in his career.

Farhaan Akhtar's sports drama Toofaan to release on Amazon Prime Video on this date

March 11, 2021 9:15 am

Farhaan Akhtar's inspirational sports drama, Toofaan, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, will stream on Amazon Prime Video from May 21.


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.