Winds Of Change

  • Winds of change blowing across country: Amit Shah May 3, 2014

    BJP general secretary Amit Shah on Saturday said winds of change were blowing across the country and its effect would be visible even in a Congress stronghold like Amethi. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is seeking re-election for the third consecutive term from Amethi. "The entire country is witnessing a parivartan ki lahar...
  • Delhi: Rushdie's forced to shift 'Midnight's Children' press meet January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Controversies refuse to leave Salman Rushdie as the author who is in India to promote the movie adaptation of his novel 'Midnight's Children' was initially forced to cancel and ultimately shift his press conference due to security reasons. Delhi was the first stop for the author in a...
  • Midnight's Children: The movie vs the book October 12, 2011

    A few weeks ago Canadian-Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta and her producer husband David Hamilton completed principal photography on Midnight's Children, the film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's iconic novel. The film is scheduled for release in late 2012. Reading Stephanie Molen's location report from Sri Lanka, published in the Globe and...
  • Mehta wraps shooting of 'Midnight's Children' May 19, 2011

    Toronto: India-born Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta has finished shooting for the first film adaption of controversial author Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel 'Midnight's Children' at a secret location in Sri Lanka to keep the fundamentalists at bay. The filming had to be kept ultra-secret, hidden away in Sri Lanka instead of India...
  • Unusual male pairings in B-wood to continue May 12, 2011

    Two macho men pretending to be lovers or an endearing mobster with an equally loveable Man Friday...these unusual male pairs of Bollywood have enough spark to carry off a film on their muscular shoulders. Be it John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan in Dostana or Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi in the...
  • Midnight's Children renamed Winds of Change January 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Deepa Mehta's much awaited film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize winning novel 'Midnight's Children' will be called 'Winds of Change'. The film, starring Irrfan Khan, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Shabana Azmi and Soha Ali Khan among others, will start shooting in Sri Lanka next month. "The film is going...