Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: News

15 Aug 2023

Independence Day

'Lagaan' to 'Sardar Udham': Must-watch pride-inducing movies on Independence Day

Patriotism is in the air as India celebrates its 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

27 Apr 2023

Aamir Khan

5 movies that showcased perfect mass movements, fighting against power

Films like Gandhi and Rang De Basanti have one thing in common—they portrayed powerful testaments to the strength of the human spirit in the face of tragedy.

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.

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.

06 Jan 2020

Mani Ratnam

#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.

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

Farhan Akhtar

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).

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 Jonas

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.

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.