Rakesh Sharma, a well-known actor and a director, who is very well-known in the movie 3 Idiots (2009), which is directed by
, a movie in which the actors played their roles so well starring
, who is known for his amazing acting, Madhavan the chocolate boy,
. He took up the role of a Minister, who came to attend the funeral of Shyamaldas, a rich man, a personality that has influenced the people around in a good way. A scene where the three departed friends of Aamir Khan’s role came to meet him, unknown he wasn’t the person, by name, who they had been with for the past three years. And then later coming to know that they had been wrong, for all the past years thinking he was the son of this reputed person, but the son of a worker who worked under this man. Though the role of Rakesh Sharma doesn’t stay on the scene for too long, he did make the scene look what the director was trying to show on-screen, people who were either rich or reputed visiting the funeral. Baabar (2009) a thriller movie directed by
, so intense and well edited, starring
. Where, the story revolves around a guy, who is brought up in a crime-laden family, who eventually grew up to be a much more feared and bad person with no intention to change himself. But then one day he comes across something, something he didn’t expect. Rakesh Sharma also played a role in this movie, in the name of Mehboob, but then he didn’t stay on-screen for too long. But what mattered was the impact that he had created in the movie.
As if it were someone else, we wouldn’t have felt that same as his appearance did. The untouchable (2006) directed by Benoit Jacqout, starring Isild Le Besco, Berangere Bonvoisin, Marc Barbe where the story revolves around an actress who comes to know the truth about her father when her mother reveals that her father is an Indian. Final Solution (2004) a documentary about the communal Gujarat riots that took place in 2002 which happened because of the Godhra train incident that took place on February 27, 2002 where 58 Hindus were burnt alive on a train carriage, due to which, the riots were started in the first place that led to the death, of around 790 Muslims and 254 Hindus, also around 223 people missing, since then. The documentary consists of opinions of different people with different aspects and perspectives and different sex and age, talking about the real events that had happened and about the future it may end up to. Aftershocks: The Rough Guide to Democracy (2002), being the producer and the editor himself, an accidentally created documentary, as they were working as a relief volunteer, in the zone affected by earthquake, which is when they stumbled across this story, a documentary that took place in the outskirts of India-Pakistan border in a place called Umarsar and Julrai. This place where the lignite mines are present are trying to be sold by the GMDC, the Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation to investors and corporates with already 26% of its shares sold. The Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation which is Government controlled, has a monopoly over this region where any mining activity takes place.
This is an interesting documentary as they, fortunately, bumps into the acquisition of GMDC’s survey team in Umarsar. He has done quite a lot of things apart from acting and directing. Also working in the field of camera and electrical department in the movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, being a spot boy. Also in the movie Judaai, as an assistant cameraman in the year 1997. Working as an Assistant Director or a second unit director in the movie Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai (2014) has brought him quite a lot of reputation and fame. And in the movie Ek Alag Mausam in the year 2003 directed by K. P Sasi a movie about a woman who is married to a salesman, for quite some years and then later conceiving a child after some medical test. His major works that he has done are his documentaries like Aftershocks: The Rough Guide to Democracy (2002), Final Solution (2004). Our Planet Earth (1991), Capturing Reality (2008) are the documentaries that he had been himself in, being interviewed. With Experience to cherish, time to remember and lead. He has been an important personality in the film industry and will create an impact on the upcoming generation.