Danny Boyle

  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' kids are thriving now: Danny Boyle 02-03-2014 10:46 AM

    Los Angeles: British director Danny Boyle says the child actors of Oscar-winning film 'Slumdog Millionaire', who rose from poverty to stardom, are thriving. Boyle, 57, said Rubina Ali and Azharuddin Ismail, who were from the poorest background, are doing good in life, said the Hollywood Reporter. "We sent them to...
  • Have you visited the 'Allah-Rakha Rahman st' in Canada yet? 06-11-2013 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: AR Rahman's music is remembered throughout the world for its charm and variety, but now, even his name will be remembered as a road's name. A street in Markham, Ontario, Canada is named after him. It will be called 'Allah-Rakha Rahman st'. AR Rahman, who is also known...
  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' team reunites for a TV series on World War 2 13-10-2013 11:13 AM

    Los Angeles: The Oscar-winning team of 'Slumdog Millionaire', Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson, are reuniting for a World War II mini-series. The 10-part FX mini-series 'Telemark', written by Beaufoy, is based on the true story of the British-trained Norwegian resistance fighters who sabotaged Hitler's nuclear development program during...
  • Indian music industry reaping benefits of digitisation: AR Rahman 29-09-2013 03:00 PM

    Kolkata: Twin Grammy and Academy Awards winner AR Rahman is a firm believer in the amalgamation of technology and talent. The maestro asserts that the Indian music industry is reaping the benefits of digitisation, contrary to the notion that technology has negative effects. Set to enthrall audiences in Kolkata -...
  • Freida Pinto: I'm not as tall as the models here 04-08-2013 12:14 AM

    New Delhi: She made headlines for being a part of Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire'. The Oscar-winning film may have featured her as a homeless orphan, but the girl from Malad didn't take long to cut a distinct figure. Besides gracing international magazine covers, the actress continues to be applauded for...
  • Danny Boyle: I'm too much of a control freak 04-04-2013 04:43 PM

    Los Angeles: After producing last summer's London Summer Olympics opening ceremony, British filmmaker Danny Boyle is back in the movies with 'Trance.' The psychological caper, opening in U.S. movie theaters on Friday, stars James McAvoy as man who teams with a criminal (Vincent Cassel) to steal a painting, but suffers...
  • Paani: Danny Boyle to produce Shekhar Kapur's next 31-10-2012 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: Shekhar Kapur feels that Indian filmmakers tend to misjudge the audience and this eventually leads to compromising on the content of the films. "The filmmakers don't have faith in the audience, there is a mistrust between both sides. There is a coalition of people saying 'how much money...
  • Rahman's 'If I Rise' nominated for WSA 25-08-2011 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: Music composer A.R. Rahman's says his composition "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours" has been nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA). "'If I Rise' from '127 Hours' nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards in the category - 'Best original song written directly for a film'....
  • Freida Pinto: I still live out of a suitcase 05-08-2011 11:45 AM

    Los Angeles: Indian actress Freida Pinto got her big break when director Danny Boyle cast the ex-model as the love interest in the 2008 Oscar-winning hit 'Slumdog Millionaire.' Now, she's hitting silver screens in her first big-budget, effects-driven Hollywood movie. Since then, the 26-year-old has appeared on People magazine's 'Most...
  • 'Slumdog...' actor loses home in Bandra fire 05-03-2011 10:56 AM

    Mumbai: Child actor Rubina Ali, who featured in the Oscar-winning 'Slumdog Millionaire' has lost her home in the major fire, that gutted several shanties in suburban Bandra. "I have lost everything including the film memorabilia," Rubina said on Saturday. The 12-year-old said she was inside her home when fire broke...
  • Oscar mania: Who will bring Oscar home? 26-02-2011 09:31 AM

    There's more reason to cheer with two Indians being nominated for an Oscar this year. ...
  • Bollywood wishes Rahman luck for Oscars 22-02-2011 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Music maestro A.R. Rahman has bagged two nominations at the 83rd Academy Awards for his work in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours and the film frat is hoping that the composer triumphs again at the gala event on Sunday. His colleagues and friends wish him luck and are hoping he...
  • The King's Speech sweeps BAFTA, Rahman loses 14-02-2011 07:05 AM

    London: 'The King's Speech' swept away the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards as the movie received seven trophies across various categories, including the original music title, leaving behind Indian composer A R Rahman's work in '127 Hours'. At a glittering ceremony on Sunday night, the British...
  • Rahman in Oscar shortlist with two nominations 25-01-2011 09:59 PM

    Los Angeles: Indian music maestro A R Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations on Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in Danny Boyle's '127 Hours' as well as original song 'If I Rise' for the same movie. The composer, who won a...
  • Danny Boyle's '127 Hours' releases on 26th Jan 25-01-2011 02:25 PM

    After the phenomenal success of Slumdog Millionaire, Director Danny Boyle has once again teamed up with Fox Searchlight Pictures, producer Christian Colson, writer Simon Beaufoy and music maestro AR Rahman for an action drama starring James Franco. The film, called 127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron...
  • Rahman wins again 16-01-2011 10:42 AM

    Music maestro AR Rahman won the Best Original Song award at the 16th Critics' Choice Movie awards Friday. The 45-year-old music mogul won the award for the song If I Rise for Danny Boyle's film 127 Hours, a collaboration between Rahman and pop star Dido. The Critics' Choice Movie Awards...
  • Women faint after watching '127 Hours' 14-01-2011 10:47 AM

    Danny Boyle's new movie is not for the faint hearted - two moviegoers passed out while watching gory scenes in 127 Hours and paramedics were called in to help. The cinema has put up warning notices post the incident. One woman fainted and another had a seizure as they watched...
  • Rahman excited about UK release of '127 Hours' 05-01-2011 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: Oscar winning music composer A.R. Rahman, who has got a Golden Globe nomination for his work in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours, is upbeat about the film's release in Britain. "I'm very excited about 127 Hours releasing in the UK... ,and what makes it even more special is that...
  • Golden Globe nomination blessing beyond words: Rahman 15-12-2010 08:38 PM

    New Delhi: Double Oscar-winning Indian music composer A.R. Rahman is ecstatic about being nominated for the Golden Globe award for his work in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours. He says it is a "blessing beyond words". "I am very grateful to the Hollywood foreign press for recognising our film. To collaborate...
  • Rahman gets another Golden Globe nomination 14-12-2010 08:14 PM

    Los Angeles: Oscar winning Indian musician AR Rahman is in the race to win his second Golden Globe after being nominated in the Best Original Score category for his music in the Danny Boyle directed film '127 Hours' on Tuesday. The 44-year-old singer-composer had won his first Golden Globe in...
  • Aron Ralston praises Rahman for '127 Hours' music 09-12-2010 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: American mountain climber Aron Ralston, whose life is the subject of Danny Boyle's new movie '127 Hours', has complimented Indian composer A.R. Rahman for his music in the movie. Rahman has received a hand-written note from Ralston, and he has posted a copy of the note on his...
  • 'Slumdog' title not in good taste: Mira Nair 01-12-2010 01:07 PM

    Panaji: The title of Danny Boyle's film 'Slumdog Millionaire' raised many eyebrows in India but all was forgotten in its Oscar glory. Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair, who explored the subject far more deeply in her film 'Salaam Bombay', feels calling Mumbai street children as dogs was in poor taste. Mira,...
  • Unknown Stars: Longinus Fernandes, choreographer 03-11-2010 06:11 PM

    The recent Udi, udi song from the film Guzaarish is being appreciated for its dance sequence presented by Aishwarya and choreographed by Longinus Fernandes. He has also choreographed for Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. The beginning Fernandes says, “My father was a great performer, he was a clone of Elvis Presley...