Umesh Mehra is an Indian film director and producer of Bollywood. He was prominent in the 1980s and 1990s with many Mithun Chakraborty starrers like Ashanti (1982), Mujrim (1989) and Yaar Gaddar (1994). He directed Akshay Kumar in three films in the Khiladi series: Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995) Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996) and International Khiladi (1999). In 1998 he directed the veteran actor Dilip Kumar in Qila which was Kumar's last film to date. Mehra's last film as director was 2002's Yeh Mohabbat Hai. He is the son of Bollywood producer F.C. Mehra.