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Queen of Katwe review: This feel-good film is Mira Nair's most interesting since The Namesake

Updated : Oct 07, 2016

By : Mihir Fadnavis

Category : Bollywood

Queen of Katwe review: This feel-good film is Mira Nair's most interesting since The Namesake

Based on the book by Tim Crothers, Queen of Katwe takes us right into the utter nightmare of a poverty struck slum in Uganda. Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) lives with her mother Nakku (Lupita Nyong’o), and their lives take a different turn when Phiona's talent for chess is discovered. #Chess #DIsney #MovieReview #The Namesake #The Reluctant Fundamentalist #Mira Nair #Film Review #Lupita Nyong'o #Queen of Katwe
Mira Nair's next film Queen of Katwe is not your conventional sports drama

Updated : Oct 04, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Bollywood

Mira Nair's next film Queen of Katwe is not your conventional sports drama

Mira Nair, who has given us hits like The Namesake and Monsoon Wedding has a new offering. #Uganda #The Namesake #Mira Nair #Lupita Nyong'o #Selma #David Oyelowo #phiona chess prodigy #Madina Nalwanga #Queen of Katwe #Uganda Queen of Katwe
Lion trailer: Dev Patel impreses; film seems familiar to The Namesake, Slumdog Millionaire

Updated : Aug 26, 2016

By : Swetha Ramakrishnan

Category : Bollywood

Lion trailer: Dev Patel impreses; film seems familiar to The Namesake, Slumdog Millionaire

Dev Patel is fantastic, but you can't help but get the sense from the Lion trailer that you've seen these visuals, this performance, these emotions before. #Slumdog Millionaire #Dev Patel #Lion #Rooney Mara #The Namesake #Trailer Watch #Lion trailer #Nichole Kidman
Happy Birthday Irrfan! Saluting the most talented Khan of Hindi cinema

Updated : Jan 07, 2016

By : Subhash K Jha

Category : Bollywood

Happy Birthday Irrfan! Saluting the most talented Khan of Hindi cinema

Here’s looking at some of the most memorable roles of Irrfan since his debut cameo in Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay in 1988. #Paan Singh Tomar #The Namesake #Maqbool #7 Khoon Maaf #The Lunchbox #Qissa #Piku #Warrior #Mumbai Meri Jaan #Haasil
Kal Penn mocks Russian envoy for mistaking him for a 'terrorist'

Updated : Oct 23, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Kal Penn mocks Russian envoy for mistaking him for a 'terrorist'

Russian ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko tweeted a screenshot of Indo-American actor Kal Penn's face and used the photograph to make some points about "terrorists." #The Namesake #Kal Penn #Harold and Kumar #dolph-lundgren #Shareworthy #Russian ambassador to UK #Alexander Yakovenko #Russia airstrike #Kalpen Suresh Modi
Short stories are not inferior to novels: Jhumpa Lahiri

Updated : Jan 23, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Life

Short stories are not inferior to novels: Jhumpa Lahiri

Stating that she doesn't write for a specific audience, Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri Thursday asserted short stories are in no way "inferior" to novels and instead are "powerful" literary forms. #NewsTracker #The Namesake #Jhumpa Lahiri #Interpreter of Maladies
Pak so different from what you read about it in newspapers: Mira Nair

Updated : Dec 07, 2012

By : hidden hidden

Category : Bollywood

Pak so different from what you read about it in newspapers: Mira Nair

Nair, an Indian filmmaker based in New York, who would very much like her film to bridge the gulf between east and west, also believes the time has come to focus on the subcontinent in a "bridge-making way". #BuzzPatrol #Wall Street #New York #The Namesake #The Reluctant Fundamentalist #Mississippi Masala #Monsoon Wedding
Triumph of the ordinary: Why Irrfan is among India's most important actors

Updated : Mar 10, 2012

By : Sourav Majumdar

Category : Bollywood

Triumph of the ordinary: Why Irrfan is among India's most important actors

Because of his ordinary looks and trademark, understated dialogue delivery, audiences are able to establish an immediate connect with him, and he is never really out of reach for them. #Frontrunner #Hindi cinema #Irfan Khan #Paan Singh Tomar #The Namesake