About ROMP

Since its inception in 2004, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures (ROMP) has strived to create films that prize quality content above everything else. We tell stories that connect every viewer on an instinctive level through exploring the intricate web of emotions that form the human experience. Under ROMP’s banner, its films, Rang De Basanti, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Delhi-6 have gone on to win critical and national acclaim for the socially impactful stories they tell.ROMP is always looking for new talent in writers, directors, actors and technicians, as the future of Indian cinema lies in the new ideas that they bring to the table. Through forging lasting collaborations, ROMP Pictures looks to putting out work that is reflective of both the evolving culture we work in, but retains the timelessness of any good story.




Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a director, writer and producer who established Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures (ROMP) in India. He started making television commercials under his company Flicks Motion Picture Company in 1986 and made the transition from making ad films to feature films with Aks in 2001. Following the creation of ROMP Pictures in 2004, he has since gone onto make the critically acclaimed Rang De Basanti (Colour of Sacrifice) (2006), Delhi-6, and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. His films reflect a strong sense of social relevance and dynamism, which have made them important to generations of people who have watched them.



Producer / Editor

P.S. Bharathi got her start as an editor with commercials. She made the transition to film with Aks in 2001 and has since edited and produced every one of ROMP Pictures’ movies. Her work on Rang De Basanti earned her a nomination at the 2007 BAFTA Awards, and she has won several awards for her work on ROMP’s other films besides. She made her directorial debut with Rubaru (Face to Face), a documentary on the social impact of Rang De Basanti. She has produced and edited Mirzya (2016). She is also producing the next projects of ROMP Pictures; Mere Pyarey Prime Minister and Fanney Khan.




Rajiv Tandon has been involved in extremely diverse areas; from Financial Consulting to designing and delivering furniture and artifacts to Marquee U.S. based chain stores and found his final calling in life in film making at ROMP in 2009.

Rajiv is known to straddle high-level strategy and ground level execution with equal ease. He holds responsibility for sustainable profitability, for managing investor relationships and for creating and consistently delivering a Six Sigma Environment for scheduling, shooting and production in some of the most challenging terrains in India.

He has worked as a Producer on Teen Thay Bhai (2011) and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), Mirzya (2016). He is also producing the next projects of ROMP Pictures; Mere Pyarey Prime Minister and Fanney Khan.

Yatharth Awasthi


Yatharth Awasthi, started assisting in films at an early age of 18. Since then he assisted on various films before getting associated with ROMP with Teen Thay Bhai as a 2nd AD. He then moved onto being a 2nd AD on Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and a 1st AD on Mirzya & Mere Pyaare Prime Minister. With his experience of assisting on various films & a knack of storytelling, Yatharth has made his first short film titled “TRIP”.



Atul Manjrekar’s body of work boasts of more than 250 ad films. He has shared a long history with Rakeysh Mehra playing the role of his Chief AD and Editor for his ad film company, as well as working on the feature films Aks and Rang De Basanti.

His film titled #helpthefarmer for skymetweather.com won Gold at the Abby’s 2016 and was declared No. 1 in the Best films of the year 2015, Economic Times. It also won The Best Film award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Awards.

With his creative brilliancy and easy-going nature, Atul is now on board with ROMP directing our next production, Fanney Khan.

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