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Rakeysh Mehra News

  • | May 25th, 2015

    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra hires Life Of Pi VFX team for Harshvardhan Kapoor-Saiyami Kher’s debut film Mirziya

    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra hires Life Of Pi VFX team for Harshvardhan Kapoor-Saiyami Kher’s debut film Mirziya

    The ace filmmaker has already hired Hollywood action director Danny Baldwin for the project…
    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has hired a Click here to read more

  • | May 8th, 2014

    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: Slow cooking formula works for films!

    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: Slow cooking formula works for films!

    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has directed only four films in his over 13 years in Bollywood. He believes good movies deserve the slow cooking treatment, but says his new project Mirza Sahibaan will be his fastest ever
     Mirza Sahibaan is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ambitious film, via which he is set to launch two newcomers – Anil Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan, and Saiyami Kher, the niece of talented actress Tanvi Azmi and granddaughter of yesteryear’s leading lady Usha Kiran. Click here to read more

  • | April 13th, 2012

    Will Farhan Akhtar play a 17-year-old convincingly?

    Will Farhan Akhtar play a 17-year-old convincingly?

    The 38-year-old actor will have to knock off 20 years to look like the legendary sprinter Milkha Singh in his teens for Rakeysh Mehra’s upcoming film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Is that too high a demand for Farhan?
    All right then, we know Aamir Khan played a fidgety 22-year-old engineering student in 3 Idiots with such finesse. We know that it can be done. If one gets the nuances of the character right and gets under the skin of the personality one desires to play, coupled with a good character stylisation, it’s possible to portray a young individual on the screen, never mind how old you are. And with that hope Farhan Akhtar is gearing up to pull off being a 17-year-old for Rakeysh Mehra’s much-awaited biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Click here to read more