Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
11:15 am
Board Room

The Stranger in the Mirror

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra* with Niranjan Thade

* Indicates that the speaker will be participating at the Festival via Zoom


Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for writing and directing Rang De Basanti (2006), for which he won Best Director awards at the 2006 Filmfare Awards and National Film Awards and received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. He is also the writer and director of the films Aks (2001) and Delhi-6 (2009). He also directed movie Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) which was well appreciated among both masses and critics. The movie was based on popular Indian athlete Milkha Singh.