Monsoon Wedding

  • Never questioned frontal nudity in 'Qissa': Tillotama Shome October 30, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: For 'Qissa', Tillotama Shome has done what many Indian actresses would abstain from - a scene with frontal nudity. Aesthetically shot, the 'pertinent' scene marks a turning point in the story, in which the actress plays a girl brought up as a boy. The actress, remembered as Alice of 'Monsoon...
  • Want to do films that give me creative satisfaction: Shefali Shah August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Shefali Shah, who chooses her films carefully because as an actress she wants to take up projects that give her creative satisfaction, says she would like to direct a film in future. "I did two films this year. They will release by next year. I want to be part of...
  • 'Monsoon Wedding', the musical, adapted for stage February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: After completing an "exhausting shoot" of her much anticipated movie 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', filmmaker Mira Nair has started working on her next project, a musical adaptation of her movie 'Monsoon Wedding'. The Indian born director is adapting the 2001 superhit movie into a stage play and she is...
  • 'Reluctant Fundamentalist' is a thriller: Mira Nair August 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Mira Nair’s much talked-about upcoming film, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', may release in India before anywhere else in the world. “We’re discussing the release strategy with our Indian distributors, PVR. My dream is to have the film released in India before year-end. But then, piracy is a serious issue to...
  • Randeep Hooda turns murderer in 'John Day' March 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda is all set to play a cold blooded murderer, a character modelled around Javier Bardem's famous role in 'No Country For Old Men', in his next film 'John Day'. Randeep plays a violent, cold and menacing character with a dark sense of humor much like Anton...
  • I thrive on meaty roles in small films: Rajat Kapoor December 12, 2010

    He was the hassled host in Bheja Fry and the sinister paedophile in Monsoon Wedding. Versatile actor-director Rajat Kapoor says he thrives on offbeat cinema and would rather do meaty roles in small budget films than small parts in big films. "There's a lack of good roles in mainstream cinema. These...
  • Mira Nair to film The Reluctant Fundamentalist January 4, 2008

    Dubai: Film-maker Mira Nair was sighted at the Dubai Film Festival to promote her film AIDS Jaago. CNN-IBN's Somen Mishra caught up with the director. Somen Mishra: We know that Irrfan and Tabu have been travelling to the US to campaign for the Oscar thing. How is it looking? Can you...
  • Being Mira Nair: East meets West October 3, 2007

    Mira Nair is driven. This 50-year old has been a prolific ever since she found her calling at 21. This week The Namesake opened in India and she is on the verge of what will be her biggest film to date—the Warner Bros production—Shantaram. A film that will give the...