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.

My role in `Midnight`s Children` was challenging: Anita Majumdar

For Indo-Canadian actress Anita Majumdar, playing the role of a north Indian girl Emerald in Deepa Mehta`s adaptation of "Midnight`s Children" was a challenge and she was "awe-struck" while working with veteran Bollywood actors.

Feels great to bring back `Midnight`s Children` to India: Salman Rushdie

Author Salman Rushdie, who was in India to promote Deepa Mehta`s film `Midnight`s Children` Tuesday, says it feels good to bring the film to it`s original birthland.

Salman Rushdie’s Kolkata trip cancelled following protests

Writer Salman Rushdie, who is currently in the country to promote the cinematic adaptation of his book ‘Midnight’s Children’ by Deepa Mehta has had to cancel his trip to Kolkata after Muslim groups staged a protest in the city.

`Vishwaroop`, `Midnight`s Children` hit box office together

It`s a clash of the titans at the Box Office this Friday as ‘Vishwaroop’, the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan`s controversial Tamil film ‘Vishwaroopam’, hits the Indian screens along with Deepa Mehta`s ‘Midnight`s Children’, based on Salman Rushdie`s Booker Prize-winning controversial novel of the same name.

Was nervous to narrate `Midnight`s Children`: Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie says it was flattering to get the offer to narrate his own novel `Midnight`s Children` on the big screen but he was "nervous" about spoiling the film.

Salman Rushdie turns singer for `Midnight`s Children`

Renowned author Salman Rushdie has put his singing abilities on test for Deepa Mehta`s new film `Midnight`s Children`.