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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

Special screening of `Midnight`s Children` for charity

A special screening of Deepa Mehta`s forthcoming film ‘Midnight`s Children’ was organised to raise funds for a charity organisation.

Jan 24, 2013, 09:12 AM IST

I worked in slums to prepare for `Midnights`s Children`: Shriya Saran

Shriya Saran spent two months working in slums to understand the nuances of her character Parvati, a woman with strange magical powers, in Deepa Mehta`s adaptation of `Midnight`s Children`.

Jan 20, 2013, 17:40 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

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

Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta`s ambitious project ‘Midnight`s Children’ is set to hit Indian screens Feb 1.

Dec 25, 2012, 08:42 AM IST

I was expecting problem for `Midnight`s Children`: Deepa Mehta

Deepa Mehta, whose earlier films ‘Fire’, ‘Water’ and ‘1947: Earth’ got into a severe censorial crisis, is pinching herself in disbelief over the all clear that her latest film ‘Midnight`s Children’ was given by the Central Board of Film Certification in India.

Dec 15, 2012, 14:06 PM IST