EDWINA MOUNTBATTEN

  • Talking Point: Indian Summer too hot for Govt October 22, 2009

    New Delhi: A film about the love story of former India prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Lady Edwina Mountbatten has been shelved after objections from the Indian Government. According to reports, Universal Studios cancelled the historical drama largely due to budgetary constraints, but director Joe Wright spoke of creative differences...
  • NehruEdwina saga put off under Govt pressure October 21, 2009

    New York: Indian Summer, the muchhyped Hollywood project about the alleged romance between Edwina Mountbatten and Jawaharlal Nehru, has been cancelled with the director blaming the wrangling between the IndianGovernment and the studio as the reason. Universal Pictures has put the film, which was to go on the floor in...
  • NehruEdwina tale film Indian Summer on hold October 21, 2009

    London: Indian Summer the controversial film on the alleged affair between India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Lady Edwina Mountbatten, has hit a roadblock again amid concerns over the budget. Movie bosses have reportedly stalled the project over concerns about the estimated $3040 million budget and the added cost...
  • Devil's Advocate: Govt won't censor TV, says Soni October 18, 2009

    Should the Government have a role in the way films are made and the sort of television programmes we must see? That was the key issue on CNNIBN's Devil's Advocate when Karan Thapar interviewed Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ambika Soni. Karan Thapar: Let's start with your ministry's notice on...
  • Nehru's niece says Edwina was his platonic love October 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Eminent author and the niece of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Nayantara Sahgal has spoken out on Indian Summer, the controversial film about the relationship allegedly shared by the first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the wife of Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India. Mrs Mountbatten or Edwin...
  • Blanchett film halted over alleged NehruEdwina affair September 20, 2009

    New York: The production of Hollywood movie Indian Summer has reportedly been put on hold and the reason is said to be the portrayal of the relationship between Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister, and Lady Edwina Mountbatten, wife of the last British viceroy of India. According to reports, India government...
  • 'Nothing physical between my mother, Pt Nehru' July 17, 2007

    London: Lord Mountbatten's daughter Pamela Mountbatten says there was deep love between her mother Edwina and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, Lady Pamela also said that speculation that there was any kind of physical aspect to the relationship was misplaced. Karan Thapar: In your introduction you write "towards...