British history with an Indian soul - The
The HinduBritish history with an Indian soulThe HinduThe initial intent was also to make the film on an epic and opulent scale like Gandhi (1982), but unlike Academy Award-winning Richard Attenborough film, Chadha didn't have a lavish budget. “So by telling an upstairs-downstairs story, we used the house ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:58 am
Burma: Insect named after beloved naturalist
Asian CorrespondentBurma: Insect named after beloved naturalist David AttenboroughAsian CorrespondentA NEWLY-IDENTIFIED, 100-million-year-old species of damselfly discovered in the Kachin State of Burma (Myanmar) has been named after iconic British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough. Attenborough's name was chosen for the creature ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 10:33 pm
Film Retrospective: World War II Works -
Santa Monica MirrorFilm Retrospective: World War II WorksSanta Monica Mirror“Dunkirk” 1958. Director Leslie Norman. Stars John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee and Lionel Jefferies. The first movie to deal with the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) about the evacuation and its top marks all the way in story and acting ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 10:09 am
Little Shop of Horrors paedophile, 63,
Daily MailLittle Shop of Horrors paedophile, 63, likened to 'the pied piper' by one of his victims is sent BACK to jail for ...Daily MailAmong the photographer's famous subjects are Bob Hoskins, Jerry Hall, John Hurt, Richard Attenborough and Jim Broadbent. Many of his exhibited photographs, which sell at up to £500 a print, are portraits of children. In 2009, when the first of his many ...
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 7:48 am
'There was always a huge calm on the set' -
The Hindu'There was always a huge calm on the set'The HinduThat is where Richard's (Attenborough) and the main officer's costumes came from. The others we had stitched based on Andrew's sketches. And Shama Zaidi designed the Indian costumes? Mrs. Ray wrote in her book that someone had lent their jamawar ...
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 7:48 am
Family photos released to mark anniversary
Previously unseen photographs of Richard Attenborough and his family have been released to mark the anniversary of his death. It was one year ago today that the actor, director and patron of the arts and culture, who was raised in Leicester, passed away ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:25 am
Actor and Oscar-winning director Lord Richard Attenborough died in London five days before his 91st birthday. At the MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus won Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball"; Beyonce accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:44 pm
This day in history
Actor and Oscar-winning director Lord Richard Attenborough died in London five days before his 91st birthday. At the MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus won Video of the Year for “Wrecking Ball”; Beyonce accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:12 pm
Inside the Attenborough family album: Rare
Judging by this photo, it's perhaps no surprise that Richard Attenborough went on to become one of the greatest actors of his time. Wearing a woman's hat, and leaning expressively on a stick, this never-seen-before family photo shows a young Dickie ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:44 pm
Start a choir to set people right: Murali
Cinema is responsible for all that's happening around us. All those who watched Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi', became blue-blooded Gandhians. All those who watched 'The Passion of the Christ' became staunch Christians. All those who watched Coppola's ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:12 pm