Hansal Mehta said that actor Rajkummar Rao was signed for CityLights before him, and the actor recommended his name to direct the film
The director was recently in news when he announced that he may cast Shweta Basu Prasad in his next
Shweta Basu Prasad, who was recently caught in a prostitution racket, may be offered a role in a film by National Award winning director by Hansal Mehta.
Members of the film fraternity have reacted to Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar's arrest in an alleged bribery case
Director Hansal Mehta's Shahid, which won the National Award for the best film for the year 2013, was replaced by Marathi feature film Astu as the opening film at the 61st National Film Festival, 2014.
Patralekha, who has delivered an impressive performance in her recently released Bollywood debut film CityLights, is open to the idea of featuring in regional cinema.
They have formed a mutual admiration society. If Mahesh Bhatt is in awe of Hansal Mehta's work, the latter is so fascinated by Bhatt that he wishes to remake his Saaransh.
Hansal Mehta's CityLights opened well at the box office, garnering strong business during its first weekend with Rs 3.57 crores.
Mahesh, who co-owns the production company with his brother Mukesh, said that he had to fight at his home to make CityLights.
Patralekha is soon to make her Bollywood debut with Hansal Mehta's CityLights, but she is already aiming for Hollywood.
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's masterpiece Saaransh completed 30 years and on the occasion he handed over the Filmfare Award, that he won for his 1984 film, to National Award winning director Hansal Mehta in appreciation of his "fearless" filmmaking spirit.
The veteran filmmaker also says that he is only guiding the team of CityLights