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`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’.

Mar 15, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

Siddharth to showcase comic side in `Chashme Buddoor`

After doing serious and intense roles in "Rang De Basanti" and "Midnight`s Children", southern actor Siddharth is set to take the audience on a laughter ride in "Chashme Buddoor".

Feb 15, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

Too many films cluttering one Friday

Four films came in a cluster Feb 1. The result? Only "Vishwaroop" managed to get an audience while "Midnight`s Children" received a lukewarm reception and the other two are struggling for survival.

Feb 05, 2013, 12:37 PM IST

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.

Feb 03, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

‘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.

Feb 03, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

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.

Feb 02, 2013, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Feb 02, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

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’.

Jan 31, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

`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.

Jan 29, 2013, 08:46 AM IST

Indian-American actor plays contrasting roles in Friday releases

Samrat Chakrabarti plays two contrasting roles in two new films releasing in India Friday - South Indian icon Kamal Haasan`s ‘Vishwaroop’ and Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta`s ‘Midnight`s Children’.

Jan 28, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

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`.

Jan 25, 2013, 09:07 AM 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

Satya Bhabha on playing Saleem Sinai in `Midnight`s Children`

Working on `Midnight`s Children` has changed many things for Satya Bhabha.

Jan 23, 2013, 16:02 PM IST

Nothing is unfilmable: Salman Rushdie

"Nothing is unfilmable," says author Salman Rushdie, whose "Midnight`s Children", an epic Indian tale of partition, independence and emergency told with touches of magical realism, has been turned into a movie by Deepa Mehta.

Jan 21, 2013, 16:35 PM 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