Umesh Mehra

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Umesh Mehra
OccupationDirector, screenwriter
Years active1978–2003

Umesh Mehra is an Indian film director and producer of Bollywood. He was prominent in the 1980s and 1990s. His notable films include Alibaba Aur 40 Chor (1980), Sohni Mahiwal (1984) and Vardi (1989). He directed Akshay Kumar in three films in the Khiladi series: Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995) Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996) and International Khiladi (1999). He directed many Mithun Chakraborty starrers like Ashanti (1982), Mujrim (1989), Guru (1989) and Yaar Gaddar (1994). [1] In 1998 he directed the veteran actor Dilip Kumar in Qila which was Kumar's last film. Mehra's last film as director was 2002's Yeh Mohabbat Hai .


He is the son of Bollywood producer F.C. Mehra. [2]

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