New Delhi: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra announced his autobiography, The Stranger In The Mirror, on Tuesday, July 20, and its first look was unveiled by the top Bollywood actress, Sonam Kapoor. Sonam worked with the filmmaker in films Delhi 6 and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Through social media, the actress shared the first look as well as the release date of the book.
Posing with the autobiography in her hand, Sonam shared her pic on social media and unveiled the first look of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s autobiography. Also, she shared a throwback pic with the filmmaker from the sets of Delhi 6. She captioned the post, “#FIRSTLOOK Mehra is a great mentor for any actor in the industry. To see his zeal and vision translate onto the screen is truly magical! He’s now sharing his vision and journey with everyone through #TheStrangerInTheMirror. Here’s the first look of @rakeyshommehra’s autobiography. Releasing on 27th July 2021.”
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s directorial venture Toofaan, starring Farhan Akhtar, was released recently and has done wonders. It received a lot of love and got a very positive review not just from fans but also from many Bollywood celebrities. Published by Rupa Publications, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has co-written The Stranger In The Mirror with author Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta.
‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ will hit the stands across India on July 27 this year. The book has been co-authored by Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta and features first-person accounts of some of the most prolific names of Indian cinema and the advertising world- Waheeda Rahman, AR Rahman, Manoj Bajpayee, Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, Ronnie Screwvala, Atul Kulkarni, R. Madhavan, Divya Dutta, and Prahlad Kakar.
Rakeysh started his career as an ad filmmaker. He made his directorial debut with ‘Aks’ starring Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, and Raveena Tandon in 2001. He has delivered several hit films such as ‘Rang De Basanti’, ‘Delhi-6’ and ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, among others. His last release, ‘Toofaan’, is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.