Writer / Director
Agent: Matthew Bates
Richie Mehta’s first feature film, AMAL, starred Naseeruddin Shah, Roshan Seth, and Seema Biswas. The film won over 30 international awards, was nominated for 6 Genie awards, including Best Picture, Director, and Adapted Screenplay, and was named one of the top ten Canadian films of the decade by Playback Magazine.
He directed I’LL FOLLOW YOU DOWN, a science-fiction drama starring Haley Joel Osment, Gillian Anderson, Rufus Sewell, and Victor Garber.
His feature film, SIDDHARTH, a Hindi-language film starring Rajesh Tailang and Tannishtha Chatterjee, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Siddharth has received over 25 International Awards, and was shortlisted for best foreign language film at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards.
Richie’s project, INDIA IN A DAY was a Google-produced crowd-sourced documentary tracking a day in the life of India, and executive produced by Ridley Scott.
Most recently Richie wrote and directed DELHI CRIME, a 7-part true-crime drama for Netflix. The series went on to win Best Drama Series at the International Emmy Awards in 2020.