Indian Summer

  • Severe heat wave sweeps North India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: North India is sweating it out with the mercury touching over 44 degrees. The heat wave across UP, Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab has intensified. And with the Met department predicting a further rise in temperatures, there seems to be no respite in sight. Delhi saw its hottest day...
  • 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...
  • 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 Nehru-Edwina 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...
  • John was not Wright for Laxman August 20, 2006

    Christchurch: It took John Wright an entire year to mend his relationship with VVS Laxman which turned frosty after the stylish middle-order batsman was dropped for the 2003 World Cup and the former coach says despite the patch-up, the equation is not what it used to be before. Wright recalled India's...