Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra is one of the highly acclaimed film makers in Bollywood. He is known for his wonderful dealing with camera work and other details of cinema. The movies of Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra have also rocked the box office and he has received various awards for them.
Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra was born in the year 1963 in Delhi. He started his career as an ad film maker. His finesse in making ad films made him venture into the Hindi film industry. He created his own company named Flicks Motion Picture Company Private Limited in the year 1986. Under the company, he directed plenty of ad films and television commercials for domestic and international clients. Some of the well known commercials were for Pepsi, Toyota, Coke, American Express and BPL. Rakeysh also directed a music video named Aby Baby, which starred Amitabh Bachchan.
The first Bollywood film venture of Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra was in the year 2001, when he directed a movie called Aks under his company`s banner. The movie was a sci-fi thriller and cast well known stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpai, Raveena Tandon and others. It made a moderate response in the box office.
Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra directed a film called Rang De Basanti in the year 2006. It was a huge hit across the whole of India and abroad. The film`s plot was about the Indian youth and their disillusions. The film did wonderful business in India and aboard. Rakeysh receive great critical acclaim and praises for the film. He was awarded Best Director in the Filmfare awards for Rang De Basanti.
The forthcoming film of Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra is Dilli 6. It is comedy and stars Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Om Puri and Atul Kulkarni. Mehra is also planning to direct another film named Bhairavi. It is a family drama and is about classical music.
The films of Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra reflect his amazing directorial skills. The soothing music in the films is also their plus point. The camera work is also excellent. All these traits have made the films very successful and rock the box office for months.
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