Saturday, July 24, 2021

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra announces autobiography The Stranger In The Mirror

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

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.
Primarily an ad-filmmaker, Delhi-born Mehra made his directorial debut in 2001 with Aks, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Raveena Tandon and Nandita Das.
His second film Rang De Basanti , headlined by Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, released in 2006 to critical acclaim and commercial success.
Post his third release Delhi-6 (2009), Mehra collaborated with Farhan Akhtar on Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), a biopic on the late legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh.
For his latest “Toofaan”, Mehra reunited with Akhtar, the star of the sports drama “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”.
According to a press release, “The Stranger In The Mirror” features first-person accounts of noted personalities from cinema and advertising world including Waheeda Rahman, A R Rahman, Bajpayee, Abhishek Bachchan, Akhtar, Kapoor Ahuja, Tandon, Ronnie Screwvala, Atul Kulkarni, R Madhavan, Divya Dutta and Prahlad Kakar. (PTI)