Director Richie Mehta at the Miami International Film Festival
Mehta attended the University of Toronto Mississauga undergraduate studies, and worked at The Medium, the campus newspaper, as arts editor and editor-in-chief.
In October 2015, Mehta teamed up with Ridley Scott and Anurag Kashyap for Google, as the executive producer for the documentary India in a Day. The project was for people across India to film a snapshot of their day and upload it on Google's official website.
- "A bright beginning", Toronto Star, August 30, 2007.
- "“India In a Day” – A Crowdsourced Google Documentary", October 11, 2015.
- "Richie Mehta's 'Delhi Crime' series, about 2012 rape case, hits Netflix". CKWX. March 22, 2019. Retrieved March 24, 2019.