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Mira Nair

Gully Boy actor Vijay Varma bags first international project

The story of 'A Suitable Boy' is set in the time after independence revolving around four families. The novel is divided in 19 parts, each part focusing on different sub-plots.

Jun 12, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Every content can reach potential audience if placed right: Soni Razdan

Based on one of the short stories of Annie Zaidi, the film is directed by Sanjoy Nag and featuring Aahana Kumra, Pankaj Tripathi and Mahesh Bhatt along with Soni.

Oct 29, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Zee JLF 2018: Mira Nair names 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' as her hardest film

Critically-acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair has said her 2012 movie 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', a post-9/11 political thriller based on an eponymous novel, was the "hardest" film she has ever made.

Jan 26, 2018, 16:25 PM IST

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival: Mira Nair, Javed Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj all set to attend

Being held at the Diggi Palace in Jaipur, the festival which is an amalgamation of not just literature but the arts as well, will host thought provoking conversations and debates involving the filmmakers and artistes. 

Dec 20, 2017, 08:20 AM IST

Mira Nair, Javed Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj to attend Jaipur Lit Fest

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has films like 'Black Friday', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Dev D' to his name, will also be present at the literature fest. 

Dec 19, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Indian film fraternity mourns 'cinematic genius' Abbas Kiarostami's demise

The Indian film fraternity has expressed condolences on the sad demise of Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, who passed way in Paris at the age of 75.

Jul 05, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

Mira Nair got 'knocked out' by 'Masaan'

Mira Nair has lauded the critically acclaimed film 'Masaan' and says she got knocked out by the Neeraj Ghaywan directorial.

Mar 26, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

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.

May 28, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

Lupita Nyong'o, Oyelowo, to star in Mira Nair's film

Hollywood stars Lupita Nyong'o and Daivd Oyelowo are in talks to star in Disney's upcoming film 'Queen of Katwe', to be directed by Indian filmmaker Mira Nair.

Jan 10, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Richa Chadha, Rajkummar Rao to host IFFI closing ceremony

Actress Richa Chadha will host the closing ceremony of the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) with actor Rajkummar Rao, who is also her co-star in the film "Words With God".

Nov 22, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

Mira Nair is best I've worked with: Richa Chadha

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ actress Richa Chadha will be seen in Mira Nair's ‘Words with God’ and says she is one of the best directors.

Oct 05, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2014, 15:48 PM IST

Now Mira Nair`s bags go missing on flight

After Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod went missing on a British Airways flight, it is now filmmaker Mira Nair`s bags that have gone untraceable in an aircraft of the same company.

Jul 06, 2014, 10:50 AM IST

Irrfan-Mira Nair to team up for dance film?

Brilliant actor Irrfan and internationally renowned US-based Indian director Mira Nair are likely to again team up for "The Bengali Detective", a film about a middle-aged detective in Kolkata who is keen to learn contemporary dancing.

Apr 30, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Mira Nair turns down invite to attend film festival in Israel

Mira Nair has turned down an invitation to attend Haifa International Film Festival as a guest of honour to protest Israel`s `apartheid` policy.

Jul 22, 2013, 13:00 PM IST

Mira Nair, Peter Gabriel work on Guillermo Arriaga film

Religion is the central theme of the new film by Mexican director and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga, in which a group of outstanding filmmakers, including Mira Nair, took part along with Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and British musician Peter Gabriel.

Jul 01, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

`Monsoon Wedding` musical, to enter rehearsals soon

US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair`s musical adaptation of her 2001 super hit ‘Monsoon Wedding’ will begin rehearsals in September, while she plans to shoot her next film in Uganda in 2014.

Jun 26, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

When Mira Nair`s bangles set off security alarm

The "whole culture" is one of surveillance, says US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair whose bangles recently set off a security alarm at the New York airport.

May 16, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Naseeruddin Shah impressed with Mira Nair`s never to give up spirit

Bollywood veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah marvels at the US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair`s positive attitude and her perseverance to "experiment" with different styles of filmmaking.

May 16, 2013, 16:15 PM IST

Made `The Reluctant Fundamentalist` for young generation: Mira Nair

Mira Nair`s `The Reluctant Fundamentalist` is a coming-of-age story where she deals with questions of identity and belonging.

May 14, 2013, 13:31 PM IST