Ritchie Mehta was brought up and raised in Mississauga, Ontario. He so far completed his education in the University of Toronto Mississauga. Further took up the line of being a director and a writer. Hence, became a successful Canadian film Director. Ritchie Mehta has a brother who is also a writer.
Ritchie Mehta is known to be a Canadian director and a writer. The journey was like Film Art School to Post- grad Film School to Making Short Films and then finally funding his first feature film in 2007. He is mainly know for the his three films named as ‘Amal’ released in the year (2007), which was his first feature film, ‘Siddharth’ released in the year of (2013), which hit the cinemas all across and then soon after released ‘ I’ll Follow You Down’ in the year of (2013) itself. Recently, the news revolves around the social networking sites is that, director Ritchie Mehta is planning two more new projects in Delhi, and it totally depends upon the financing to determine which project is likely to be shooted at a priority basis.
Awards and Nominations
- In the year of 2008, he won the ‘Audience Award’ at Scottsdale International Film Festival for his first feature film “AMAL”
- In the year 2008, he won ‘Panavision Spirit Award For Independent Cinema’ for his film “AMAL”
- In the year 2008, he won jury award for ‘best narrative’ for his film “AMAL” in San Francisco International Asian American film festival.
- In the year 2014, he won ‘Signis Award’ for his feature film “SIDDHARTH” in Hong Kong International film festival.
- In the year 2013, he was nominated for the ‘Black Pearl Award’ in Abu Dhabi film festival for his best narrative feature film “SIDDHARTH”
- In the year 2014, he was nominated for the ‘Canadian Screen Award’ for original screenplay for his film “SIDDHARTH”.
- In the year 2014, he was nominated for the ‘Grand Prix’ in Fribourg International film festival for his film “SIDDHARTH”.
- In the year 2009, he was nominated for ‘Genie Awards’ for best achievement in direction and for best screenplay for his film “AMAL”.
- In the year 2013, he was nominated for the ‘Fedeora Award’ as best film at Venice film festival for his film “SIDDHARTH”.
- Name: Ritchie Mehta
- Nick Name: Ritchie
- Date of Birth: Not Known
- Age: Not Know
- Siblings: Shaun Mehta
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Deeya Chopra
- Net Worth: Not known