`Midnight`s Children` to release Feb 1 in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 - 08:42

New Delhi: Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta`s ambitious project ‘Midnight`s Children’ -- big screen adaptation of Salman Rushdie`s Booker prize-winning controversial novel of the same name -- is set to hit Indian screens Feb 1.

PVR Pictures is releasing the film here.

"Distributing `Midnight`s Children` is a big honour. Deepa is an exceptionally brave filmmaker and `Midnight`s Children` is a very special gem from her. We are absolutely delighted to announce 1st February 2013 as the India release date," Kamal Gianchandani, president, PVR Pictures, said in a statement.

The movie features a host of actors such as Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Siddharth, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bose, Darsheel Safary and Soha Ali Khan.

IANS



First Published: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 - 08:42

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