Michael Winterbottom

  • 'Trishna' is beautiful yet tragic: Freida Pinto July 15, 2012

    Washington: Freida Pinto, who became an overnight celebrity after the multiple-Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire', views her new film 'Trishna' as a 'very beautiful and yet tragic' tale of a village girl torn between her traditional upbringing and the dreams of a girl from modern India. Based on Thomas Hardy's classic 'Tess...
  • Friday Release: Freida Pinto in 'Trishna' July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Michael Winterbottom’s ‘Trishna’ is getting a limited release in America this week. The film has been appreciated at several film festivals and in Britain prior to this release. Based on Thomas Hardy's classic novel 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles', the film is about two lovers and how their...
  • Watch out for Anurag Kashyap, Kalki in 'Trishna' July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has a penchant for acting. He will soon be seen in British director Michael Winterbottom's film 'Trishna' that is having a limited release on July 13 in USA. He will be seen as a filmmaker in the film. Anurag's wife and actor Kalki Koechlin will also...
  • Trishna: 10 things you should know about the film July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Trishna' is getting a limited release in US this week. The story describes the life of a woman whose life gets defined due to her love. Trishna (Freida Pinto) meets a wealthy young British businessman Jay Singh (Riz Ahmed) and falls in love with him, but despite their...
  • 'Trishna' has drained me: Freida Pinto July 10, 2012

    London: Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto says she felt drained and exhausted after shooting the new movie Trishna in rural India. The 27-year-old actress, who plays the titular character and shot the film in Rajasthan, said the drama was a struggle to get through, reported Contactmusic. "Sometimes I feel that this...
  • I always dream big: Freida Pinto November 30, 2011

    Panaji: Wondering why Hollywood is always obssessed with young look, India's best export to West, actress Freida Pinto says she cannot wait to grow old. The 27-year-old actress, who has starred in many international projects post her rise to fame with 'Slumdog Millionaire', says she wants her face to reflect the experience...
  • Would have begged Pinto to do 'Trishna': Director July 11, 2012

    Panaji: Michael Winterbottom, director of Freida Pinto-starrer 'Trishna' , said he would have 'begged' the Indian actress to play the lead role in his adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel 'Tess of the d'Ubervilles. Recounting how easily he had selected the 'Slumdog Millionaire' star for the role of 'Trishna', Winterbottom said he...