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Aligarh proves how homophobic Indians really are

Feb 28, 2016

Aligarh proves how homophobic Indians really are

The amount of backlash Aligarh is receiving from homophobic groups is reminiscent of similar treatment towards films such as Deepa Mehta's Fire. #CriticalPoint #Aligarh #Fire #homophobia #Bareilly #Deepa Mehta #Hansal Mehta #Hansal Mehta's Aligarh #Homophobia in India
Debate turns into fight: Woman astrologer slaps self-styled Godman Om Ji Maharaj on live TV

Sep 14, 2015

Debate turns into fight: Woman astrologer slaps self-styled Godman Om Ji Maharaj on live TV

Controversy in the IBN 7 newsroom this weekend as a TV debate on controversial Godwoman Radhe Maa turned physical when a panelist slapped a self-styled Godman. #Godman #Slap #Deepa Mehta #Newsroom #IBN 7 #Shareworthy #om ji maharaj
Kissa kurta ka: Lesbian ad shows that change is not just handed down by a Supreme Court

Jun 11, 2015

Kissa kurta ka: Lesbian ad shows that change is not just handed down by a Supreme Court

If there’s anything we should read into the Anouk ad it’s this – that just because the court is out of step right now, it does not mean the society won’t keep dancing ahead. #Rajnath Singh #LGBT rights #Balbir Krishan #Myntra #Section 377 #Deepa Mehta #Kashish Queer Film Festival #Shaina NC #LGBT rights in India #Gay Matrimonial ad #Anouk #lesbian ad
Open letter to the Guardian: Artists, filmmakers, intellectuals slam Modi

Apr 11, 2014

Open letter to the Guardian: Artists, filmmakers, intellectuals slam Modi

The short letter which was carried in the Guardian's "Comment is free", signatories talk of the lack of how Modi has shown no remorse and apology for the 2002 Gujarat riots. #The Guardian #Narendra Modi #Buzz Patrol #Open Letter #2002 Gujarat riots #Deepa Mehta #Homi K Bhabha
Deepa Mehta, Shekhar Kapur, Gowariker in praise of Mariyaan trailer

May 18, 2013

Deepa Mehta, Shekhar Kapur, Gowariker in praise of Mariyaan trailer

Renowned filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta, Ashutosh Gowariker and Shekhar Kapur are floored by the recently released trailer of upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Mariyaan". #BuzzPatrol #Shekhar Kapur #A.R. Rahman #Dhanush #Ashutosh Gowariker #Deepa Mehta #Bharat Bala #Mariyaan
Bombay Talkies is my Bollywood masala film: Anurag Kashyap

Apr 22, 2013

Bombay Talkies is my Bollywood masala film: Anurag Kashyap

Firstpost spoke to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap about his style of filmmaking, his female characters and his upcoming movie Bombay Talkies. Read more. #Amitabh Bachchan #VeryCloseUp #Quentin Tarantino #Anurag Kashyap #Gangs of Wasseypur #Deepa Mehta #Ram Gopal Verma #Bombay Talkies
Midnight's Children to kick off New York Indian Film Festival

Mar 15, 2013

Midnight's Children to kick off New York Indian Film Festival

The 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will kick off April 10 with an exclusive screening of acclaimed director Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children" based on award-winning writer Salman Rushdie's novel. #Salman Rushdie #BuzzPatrol #Midnight's Children #Deepa Mehta
Movie Review: Midnight's Children is a stunning mess

Feb 04, 2013

Movie Review: Midnight's Children is a stunning mess

For the brave attempt and the fabulous ensemble cast, the movie warrants a singular visit to the theaters, but unlike the novel or the momentous date it is built on, the movie won’t be making it to the history books. #Salman Rushdie #MovieReview #Midnight's Children #Darsheel Safary #Deepa Mehta
Images: Celebs, cast and Rushdie at Midnight's Children premiere

Feb 01, 2013

Images: Celebs, cast and Rushdie at Midnight's Children premiere

The premiere of Midnight's Children was held at PVR theatre in Lower Parel, Mumbai, on Thursday night. Here are the images. #Salman Rushdie #ImagesOfTheDay #Midnight's Children #Rahul Bose #Deepa Mehta #Shriya Saran
Mamata ordered police to block my Kolkata visit: Rushdie

Feb 01, 2013

Mamata ordered police to block my Kolkata visit: Rushdie

Rushdie has accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of actively blocking his visit to the state, adding claims that he was given 'friendly advice' to stay away from Kolkata were false. #Salman Rushdie #Mamata Banerjee #TheySaidIt #Midnight's Children #Deepa Mehta #Kolkata Literature Festival