Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a well known filmmaker at Bollywood who has won National award three times! He was also nominated for Baafta awards.
While ‘Rang De Basanti’ continues to be regarded as his best work till date, his recent outing, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ was acclaimed both commercially as well as commercially.
Cinestaan Entertainment owned by Rohit Khattar and Anand Mahendra which has big plans not only with respect to film production but also with respect to television and internet has just signed a 3-films deal with Romp Pictures, the home banner of Rakeysh.
The first one, ‘Mirziya’ will be helmed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra while the second venture, ‘Fanney Khan’ will be directed by Nikin Kakkar who had bagged a National award for his film, ‘Filmistan’, last year (2013). The yet to be titled third project will again be directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Given the fact that almost all the films of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra have done well at the box-office in South, there could such joint ventures that may be signed with Rakeysh for making films in South as well!