MUMBAI: Looks like Rakeysh Mehra has moved on from ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. The film, which took four years to make, has tasted sweet success but the director is set to take his next step forward.
It was reported yesterday that the ‘BMB’ director is launching Sonam Kapoor’s younger brother Harshvardhan in a period drama titled ‘Mirza Sahiban’ (Read Story).
But there’s more announcement to be made. Buzz is that the director is also making another period, mythological thriller on the lines of ‘Indiana Jones’. The film will supposedly deal with the discovery of Dwarka, believed to be Lord Krishna’s kingdom in Hindu mythology. (We wonder if it is ‘Raja Aur Krishna Ki Bansuri’? Read Story)
And after directing maamu Aamir Khan in ‘Rang De Basanti’, looks like Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is all set to direct bhanja Imran Khan as the lead actor.
It is reported that the film will be shot on an extravagant budget (quite likely) considering the era it is set in. We tried to contact Rakeysh Mehra for his confirmation but he was unavailable for comments.
Whether it is ‘Mirza Sahiban’ or ‘Raja Aur Krishna Ki Bansuri’ or the new Imran Khan film, it will surely be exciting to see Rakeysh Mehra’s next grand vision.