Mumbai Diary: Friday Dossier - Mid-Day
Mumbai Diary: Friday DossierMid-DayThe wedding draws close. Last year, this newspaper had written about Mira Nair's big hit, Monsoon Wedding, being made into a musical. Nine years in the making, the stage adaptation is all set to make its debut in May at the Berkeley Theatre in California.
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 8:36 pm
Mira Nair Discusses Creation of MONSOON
Mira Nair Discusses Creation of MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley RepBroadway WorldBerkeley Rep today announced that celebrated director Mira Nair will hold a free public event to discuss the creation of the world premiere musical, Monsoon Wedding. Audiences eager for the world premiere can get a sneak peek behind the scenes at Page ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 7:25 am
David Oyelowo Boards Blumhouse's Jacob Estes
DeadlineDavid Oyelowo Boards Blumhouse's Jacob Estes Project 'Only You'DeadlineEXCLUSIVE: On the heels of minting close to a half billion at the global box office from M. Night Shyamalan's Split and Jordan Peele's Get Out, Blumhouse is gearing up for Only You, a thriller starring Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo, and written ...and more »
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 3:27 pm
Monsoon Wedding the musical: Mira Nair's
FirstpostMonsoon Wedding the musical: Mira Nair's critically acclaimed film ...FirstpostThe film chronicled the traditional Indian wedding — Lalit Verma ( Shah) is trying to organise an enormous, chaotic wedding for his daughter, Aditi. The film takes ...and more »
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 3:01 am
Nair presents awareness of art's impact on
FSC SouthernNair presents awareness of art's impact on humility, inspirations and resilienceFSC SouthernMira Nair, Indian-American filmmaker, owner of Maisha Film Lab, Salaam Balak Trust for Indian street children and professor of film at Colombia University, enlightened Florida Southern students and staff and Lakeland locals on Tuesday, March 14 in ...
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:15 am
Nyong’o at home for Disney film
RETURNING TO ROOTS: Actress Lupita Nyong'o, left, poses with Indian film maker Mira Nair in Kampala on Saturday. (AFP)
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:23 am
Pakistani 'Bridget Jones'-Style Book
Saba Imtiaz' 'Karachi, You're Killing Me!' centers on a young female journalist whose modern attitude contrasts with Pakistani society's more orthodox elements.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 9:00 pm
Like Priyanka's look in Dil Dhadakne Do?
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:42 am
Attention, Filmmakers: 5 Regional Film
If you're a first-time filmmaker or are hitting the festival circuit for the first time, you might have a better chance at getting your film into a regional festival. If accepted, your work will likely receive more attention than it might have at a bigger, more competitive festival like Sundance and Cannes. The regional festivals listed below are actively looking for new talent and therefore ...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 11:48 am
Nyong'o at home in East Africa for
After a film about a king of Scotland, Ugandans are getting excited over a new movie about a "queen", starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o. The Hollywood star, born in Mexico to Kenyan parents, jetted into neighbouring Uganda a few days ago for her first job in East Africa since taking the 2014 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in "12 Years a Slave". The Disney production, directed by ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:10 am
Irrfan Khan: I am here to redefine things
His first movie role was a cameo in Mira Nair's Salaam Bombay (1988) but he got noticed with Asif Kapadia's The Warrior. Irrfan's filmography includes movies like Maqbool, Metro, Slumdog Millionaire, Paan Singh Tomar, The Amazing Spider-Man, Life of Pi ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:29 pm
Irrfan Khan is 'Here to Redefine Things'
including Chanakya- Bharat Ek Khoj and Banegi Apni Baat to do some memorable roles in both critically-acclaimed and commercial hit films. His first movie role was a cameo in Mira Nair's Salaam Bombay (1988) but he got noticed with Asif Kapadia's The Warrior.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:03 pm
I am here to redefine things: Irrfan Khan
His first movie role was a cameo in Mira Nair’s “Salaam Bombay” (1988) but he got noticed with Asif Kapadia’s “The Warrior”. Irrfan’s filmography includes movies like “Maqbool”, “Metro”, “Slumdog Millionaire”, “Paan Singh Tomar ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:15 pm
D23 Expo: Live Action Presentation
Directed by Mira Nair, the film stars Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo. Nyong'o came on stage to discuss how inspiring the story was and, as a native of Eastern Africa, particularly close to her heart. Another live action version of an animated classic ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:17 pm
Learning to Drive review: Ben Kingsley is
Audiences who loved the sophisticated, urbane, sultry actress when she debuted in Mira Nair's "Mississippi Masala" will appreciate her acting chops as she transforms into her polar opposite: a proud Jatni born and bred in Punjab now thrown into the melting ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:30 pm
At Venice: Michael Shannon darkens 'Iceman'
Loving father and husband at home, a ruthless killer at work: The real-life Mafia hit man who inspired Ariel Vromen's new film, `'The Iceman," had a steep after-work decompression curve.
Posted on 28 August 2012 | 9:25 am
Review: Earhart tale `Amelia' circles, never
Considering the risks Amelia Earhart took, losing her life in the call of aviation, Hilary Swank and director Mira Nair don't put much on the line in their film biography "Amelia."
Posted on 20 October 2009 | 1:54 pm