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Deepa Mehta to `Secret Daughter` for film

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 14:51

After `Midnight`s Children`, Indo-Canadian director Deepa Mehta is bringing Shilpi Somaya Gowda`s novel `Secret Daughter` to the big screen.

`Midnight`s Children` - A very collaborative affair, says Salman Rushdie

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 13:51

Celebrated writer Salman Rushdie is all over the film version of his acclaimed novel ‘Midnight`s Children’. He has himself done the screenplay and also serves as the film`s all-knowing narrator.

`Midnight`s Children` to kick off New York Indian Film Festival

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 11:15

The 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will kick off April 10 with an exclusive screening of acclaimed director Deepa Mehta`s ‘Midnight`s Children’.

I felt very safe in Deepa Mehta`s hands: Shriya Saran

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 15:07

Actress Shriya Saran, who features in Deepa Mehta`s "Midnight`s Children", says she had a "brilliant" experience working with the Canada-based Indian filmmaker, who played a perfect guide to her.

‘Midnight’s Children’ review: A surreal, patchy dream

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 12:05

Sometimes, having read the novel is a bit of a curse when watching the movie. But in this case, one can scarcely imagine what the audience would grasp had the storyline not been out there already.

Darsheel Safary feels lucky to be in `Midnight`s Children`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 17:03

Actor Darsheel Safary, who has portrayed the role of junior Saleem Sinai in Deepa Mehta`s ‘Midnight`s Children’, says he feels lucky for being a part of such a big movie.

Deepa Mehta is best taskmaster an actor can have: Shahana Goswami

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 15:41

Actress Shahana Goswami, who features in Deepa Mehta`s ‘Midnight`s Children,’ says the filmmaker is quite a taskmaster on the sets, but a great one to work with.

Trinamool MP calls Salman Rushdie `satan`

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 18:32

Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed Friday called Salman Rushdie a "satan" and said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had done the right thing if she indeed blocked writer`s visit to Kolkata.

Cleric’s message prompted Mamata to act against Salman Rushdie

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 18:27

A Muslim cleric claimed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had ordered Kolkata police to block the visit of controversial author Salman Rushdie.

Salman Rushdie blames Mamata, leaves India for UK

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 16:11

A couple of hours after accusing West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of blocking his visit to the eastern metropolis, Booker prize winning author Salman Rushdie on Friday left India to go back to the UK.

Any author will feel happy with film adaptation: Rahul Bose

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 16:45

Actor Rahul Bose will be seen in the role of Zulfikar, a Pakistani General in Deepa Mehta`s adaptation of Salman Rushdie`s novel ‘Midnight`s Children’.

Rahul Bose disturbed over Rushdie controversy

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 11:46

Blaming "vested interests" for the latest controversy around Booker Prize-winning writer Salman Rushdie, who cancelled his visit to Kolkata Wednesday, actor Rahul Bose said the happenings have left him "disturbed".