Richie Mehta is the creator of Delhi Crime, which is based on the real-life events and the investigation of Delhi’s most notorious rape cases. Produced by Golden Karavan and Ivanhoe Pictures, Mehta wrote and directed all seven episodes of the series, a crime drama offering a compassionate look at law and order in the one of the world’s largest cities. Delhi Crime made its global premiere on Netflix in March of 2019.
Mehta's first feature, Amal (2007), premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film won 30 international awards and was nominated for six Canadian Screen Awards, including best picture, best director, and adapted screenplay. He wrote and directed I'll Follow You Down (2013), a science-fiction/drama starring Gillian Anderson, and Siddharth (2013), which was short-listed for the Golden Globes’ best foreign-language film. Mehta then directed the feature documentary India in a Day, Executive Produced by Ridley Scott.
Mehta hails from Mississauga, Ontario, and graduated from the University of Toronto.