Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: News

15 Sep 2022

Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor out of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's mythological drama 'Karna'?

'Tis the season of mythological dramas in Bollywood!

20 Jul 2021


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

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on Tuesday said he is coming up with his autobiography, The Stranger In The Mirror. Published by Rupa Publications, the book will hit the stands across the country on July 27.

07 Jul 2021


Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra birthday special: Celebrating the feminist he is

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra births characters from elements of his own life.

05 Jul 2021


Feel blessed to work with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: Mrunal Thakur

Actor Mrunal Thakur says she entered Bollywood with a dream to work with filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra but never imagined the opportunity would come so early on in her career with Toofaan.

30 Jun 2021


Farhan Akhtar embodies goon-turned-boxer Aziz Ali in 'Toofaan' trailer

First announced in January 2020, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra-directorial Toofaan went through a lot of turmoil and is finally getting released on July 16.

13 Mar 2021


'Toofaan' teaser out: Farhan Akhtar shines in intense sports drama

A teaser of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial Toofaan got dropped yesterday.

10 Mar 2021

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan's 'Toofaan' will release on May 21 on Amazon Prime

While many movies are securing theatrical release dates after the Centre eased pandemic-related restrictions, many are still sticking to the OTT platforms.

09 Nov 2020

Karan Johar

Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Republic TV and Times Now, asking them to respond to Bollywood producers' plea seeking to restrain the news channels from making allegedly irresponsible and derogatory remarks about the film industry.

12 Oct 2020

Karan Johar

Top Bollywood filmmakers file case against Republic TV, Times Now

More than 30 leading Bollywood filmmakers have filed a case in the Delhi High Court against two top news channels over their coverage of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case investigation.

15 Jan 2020


Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.

12 Jan 2020


Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar to get married in 2020?

Actors Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar are all set to tie the knot by the end of this year, according to reports. The two have been dating for around two years now.

06 Jan 2020


#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

04 Jan 2020

Deepika Padukone

8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

Given the stage set by 2018 in terms of exciting content-driven cinema, 2019 was a boring and disappointing year for Bollywood films. With a pool of shoddy biopics and cringeworthy comedies, the year 2019 was rather unremarkable.

03 Jan 2020


People call for boycott of Farhan Akhtar's 'Toofan': Here's why

Even as Farhan Akhtar shared his much-awaited first look from the upcoming sports film Toofan, a section of netizens wasn't quite pleased with Farhan and his film.

02 Jan 2020


Farhan Akhtar shares his first look from sports film 'Toofan'

On Thursday, Farhan Akhtar gave an amazing New Year gift to his fans, as he shared his first look from the upcoming sports-drama film Toofan. Farhan will be seen playing the role of a professional boxer in the movie.

21 Dec 2019


Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

On Friday, a police complaint was filed against actor/director Farhan Akhtar for allegedly posting seditious content and distorting facts about the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

20 Dec 2019


Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

Actor Taapsee Pannu has opened up about the ongoing countrywide protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police brutality on the protesting students of Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.

01 Dec 2019


Rishi Kapoor opens up on work and film choices

Starting his career as a child artist in his father and the legendary showman Raj Kapoor's movie Mera Naam Joker (1970), Rishi Kapoor has come a long way in his journey with films.

28 Jul 2019

Priyanka Chopra

Farhan Akhtar trains tirelessly for his next sport flick, 'Toofan'

Farhan Akhtar, who will be seen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Toofan, is sweating hard for this upcoming sports drama.

17 Feb 2019

Prime Minister

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

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is aware that his upcoming Mere Pyare Prime Minster can get politicized owing to its title but the filmmaker insists that the film is a "true blue socially relevant" project.

07 Feb 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK's 'Don 3' not being made, director Farhan Akhtar clarifies

It's been a couple of months since reports about Shah Rukh Khan preparing for the third installment of Don franchise are doing the rounds.

25 Sep 2018


'Merey Pyare Prime Minister' to release on December 14

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Merey Pyare Prime Minister' is set to hit the screens on December 14.

19 Aug 2018


Instead of Milkha Singh, Bengal textbook mentions Farhan Akhtar

In an astonishing incident which puts the spotlight on the poor education system, a West Bengal textbook put Farhan Akhtar's photo while portraying Milkha Singh, the legendary sprinter.

'Fanney Khan' clears Supreme Court roadblock, will release this Friday

'Fanney Khan' release had recently been jeopardized due to a civil suit between the producers.

26 Jun 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

10 Dec 2017


Fanne Khan: Everything you need to know about this Aishwarya-starrer

Starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao in lead roles, the logo of the movie 'Fanne Khan' was recently unveiled on Twitter.

08 Oct 2017


'Rang De Basanti' chosen for first Mauritius Film Festival

To mark the 50th anniversary of its independence, Mauritius is holding the first ever Mauritius International Film Festival during October 5-8.