I explored women in every situation: Deepa Mehta

I explored women in every situation: Deepa Mehta

Her 1996 controversial film "Fire" has recently cemented a place at the top 10 female content film by British Film Institute. 

What's the right length?: Shabana Azmi on Bond censorship

What's the right length?: Shabana Azmi on Bond censorship

 Shabana Azmi today said that the censor board's decision to shorten the kissing scenes in James Bond movie "Spectre" was arbitrary

Growing intolerance cause for concern: Shabana Azmi

Growing intolerance cause for concern: Shabana Azmi

 Shabana Azmi said the growing intolerance in the country was a worrying factor

People don't take a stand in Bollywood: Nandita Das

People don't take a stand in Bollywood: Nandita Das

Nandita Das feels people in Bollywood still shy away from voicing opinion

'Beeba Boys' about Indo-Canadian boys' love for guns: Gulshan Grover

'Beeba Boys' about Indo-Canadian boys' love for guns: Gulshan Grover

Gulshan Grover, the "Badman" of Bollywood, says the upcoming Indo-Canadian gangster movie "Beeba Boys" focuses on the fascination with "crime and guns" in the youth.

Top 5 women directors in Bollywood

Top 5 women directors in Bollywood

Women are getting involved in the process of filmmaking more than ever before. Women directors are taking over the industry by storm giving us some of the most memorable films in the past decade.

Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair heap praise on Shahid's 'Haider'

Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair heap praise on Shahid's 'Haider'

Renowned filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair and Hansal Mehta among others have hailed Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' as a must watch.

Deepa Mehta to `Secret Daughter` for film

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

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

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

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

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`

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

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`

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

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

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

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

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".

Rahul Bose happy with short, key role in `Midnight`s Children`

Rahul Bose, who will be seen in Deepa Mehta`s `Midnight`s Children`, says even though he has a small but significant role in the film, it cannot be called a landmark role in his career.