Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a man of versatile talent. He is a director, writer and producer who established a name for himself with sheer hard work and dedication to give best to the audience. So far he has made five movies, of which three made special place in everybody’s heart and locked its place forever. His sixth movie Mirzya is set to release soon.
1. Aks- In June 2001, his production house released its first feature film titled Aks, starring Amitabh Bachchan. Aks was moderately successful but was critically acclaimed for Bachchan's performances in the movie. Plot- Raghavan Ghatge, a psychotic terrorist, and Manu Verma, the cop who tracks him down, shoot each other simultaneously, the result being that Raghavan's soul is transferred into Verma's body.
2. Rang De Basanti- Starring Aamir Khan the movie was released in the year 2006. The movie was a huge hit in India and did very well overseas. ROM received much acclaim for the film, winning Filmfare’s Best Director award in the year 2006, and National Film Award as well as a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. The film was also officially chosen as India’s entry to the Oscars. Plot- The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
3. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag- Mehra directed the biopic starring Farhan Akhtar as Milkha Singh, the legendary Indian sprinter. The film released in the year 2013 was a major commercial and critical success. Plot- The film based on real life of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh.