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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.

Jan 30, 2013, 14:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

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.

Jan 25, 2013, 14:18 PM IST

Uncertainty over Salman Rushdie`s India visit to promote film

Uncertainty prevailed over author Salman Rushdie`s visit to India next week to promote Deepa Mehta`s screen adaptation of his novel `Midnight`s Children`, with conflicting versions coming from the promotional event host and the film`s official publicists.

Jan 19, 2013, 08:16 AM IST

Playing Shiva in `Midnight`s Children` wasn`t difficult: Siddharth

Southern star Siddharth says playing the role of Shiva in ‘Midnight`s Children’ came naturally to him, thanks to the film`s director Deepa Mehta and author Salman Rushdie on whose Booker Prize-winning novel the movie is based upon.

Jan 09, 2013, 16:33 PM IST