Richie Mehta


Richie Mehta’s Indian police drama scooped up by Netflix

The global streaming giant bought the rights to Mehta’s series New Delhi just ahead of its world premiere at Sundance.

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Baseballissimo adds new director

The long-gestating project from writers Jay Baruchel and Jesse Chabot is produced by A71 and Gefilter Productions.

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Organic Panic hits The Brand New One

Why Zoomer Media topped up its original Canadian programming with the Richie Mehta-directed doc series.


Richie Mehta’s Siddharth wins top Beijing festival award

The Canada-India coproduction picked up the Tiantan award at the Chinese festival’s fourth edition.


Palm Springs plans Canadian cinema spotlight

The latest films by Bruce LaBruce, Sebastien Pilote and Denis Villeneuve will screen at the California festival as part of a Spotlight on Canadian Cinema sidebar.


TIFF13 Reel Reviews: Siddharth

Strong storytelling and an authentic vision of India set director Richie Mehta’s latest feature off on a fine start to market, says film critic Thom Ernst.


Fortissimo acquires worldwide rights to Siddharth

Richie Mehta’s second film will first be shopped to foreign buyers at Venice and Toronto.

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Dolan film to bow in competition at Venice

And Bruce LaBruce’s Gerontophilia joins Richie Mehta’s Siddharth in the festival’s Venice Days independent sidebar (Dolan pictured).