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Deepa Mehta's Funny Boy selected as Canada's international film entry to Oscars 2021
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Deepa Mehta's Funny Boy selected as Canada's international film entry to Oscars 2021

Deepa Mehta, who has scored her second Academy Award nomination with Funny Boy, says the film holds up the "flag of inclusion, in a world tethering towards an abyss of the great divide."

Ava DuVernay's ARRAY acquires Deepa Mehta's coming-of-age feature Funny Boy
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Ava DuVernay's ARRAY acquires Deepa Mehta's coming-of-age feature Funny Boy

In a joint statement, Ava DuVernay and ARRAY President Tilane Jones hailed Funny Boy as a "cinematic gem".

Shiva Keshavan appointed chief coach, high performance director of national luge team
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Shiva Keshavan appointed chief coach, high performance director of national luge team

In a letter addressed to the Arjuna awardee, the federation informed Keshavan of its decision to appoint him for the twin role while acknowledging his achievements representing India in the past 22 years.

Lisa Ray opens up on her role in Four More Shots Please! Season 2 and how her best work is with female directors
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Lisa Ray opens up on her role in Four More Shots Please! Season 2 and how her best work is with female directors

Lisa Ray plays Samara — a Bollywood star, battling bipolar disorder, who is also in a same-sex relationship with her trainer Umang — in Four More Shots Please! Season 2.

Leila and the world of Aryavarta: The future is here and now, and it is scary as hell
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Leila and the world of Aryavarta: The future is here and now, and it is scary as hell

The universality of Leila comes from several particulars it has drawn from reality.

Dia Mirza in Kaafir, Huma Qureshi in Leila: How digital shows have given actresses a fair chance
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Dia Mirza in Kaafir, Huma Qureshi in Leila: How digital shows have given actresses a fair chance

From Dia Mirza in Kaafir to Tisca Chopra in Hostages to Soni Razdan in Yours Truly, streaming services have opened new avenues for seasoned actresses.

Leila review: Netflix's frighteningly self-aware dystopian series holds a mirror to Indian society
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Leila review: Netflix's frighteningly self-aware dystopian series holds a mirror to Indian society

Netflix's Leila is a highly engaging show with memorable moments and impressive performances.

Leila is very close to my heart because it tells a story of empowerment, says Huma Qureshi
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Leila is very close to my heart because it tells a story of empowerment, says Huma Qureshi

Huma Qureshi, who has bagged a role in Hollywood Director Zack Snyder’s next film Army Of The Dead, is excited about Leila being set in the future

Leila: How Netflix's upcoming dystopian drama series was conceptualised and executed
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Leila: How Netflix's upcoming dystopian drama series was conceptualised and executed

Leila, will be based on novelist Prayaag Akbar’s debut novel of the same name. In the book, a mother goes searching for her missing daughter in a landscape besieged by sectarianism and totalitarian rule, set somewhere in the future.

Aamir Khan, Varun Grover question Netflix over writer credits being absent in Deepa Mehta's Leila trailer
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Aamir Khan, Varun Grover question Netflix over writer credits being absent in Deepa Mehta's Leila trailer

Aamir Khan has pointed out that the recently-released Leila trailer does not enlist names in the creative team behind the Netflix show

Leila trailer: Huma Qureshi struggles to find her daughter in Deepa Mehta's intriguing dystopian Netflix drama
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Leila trailer: Huma Qureshi struggles to find her daughter in Deepa Mehta's intriguing dystopian Netflix drama

With a dystopian concept at its fore, Leila is a six-part series is based on author Prayaag Akbar’s 2017 award-winning book of the same name.

Leila: Netflix releases first look of Huma Qureshi, Deepa Mehta's dystopian drama
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Leila: Netflix releases first look of Huma Qureshi, Deepa Mehta's dystopian drama

Set to be a six-episode series, Leila revolves around the Huma Qureshi's character, a mother struggling to find her daughter whom she lost during one summer.

Huma Qureshi on lack of well-written female parts: 'We as a society don't like strong women; it reflects in our films'
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Huma Qureshi on lack of well-written female parts: 'We as a society don't like strong women; it reflects in our films'

Huma Qureshi says although it's difficult to get well-written female parts, now there are a lot more strong female writers, directors, producers and actors who are changing the game

Leila: Huma Qureshi, Rahul Khanna's dystopian drama to premiere on Netflix on 14 June
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Leila: Huma Qureshi, Rahul Khanna's dystopian drama to premiere on Netflix on 14 June

Leila has been co-directed by Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman and Pawan Kumar.

Deepa Mehta to adapt Shyam Selvadurai's coming-of-age novel, Funny Boy; filming begins in January 2019
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Deepa Mehta to adapt Shyam Selvadurai's coming-of-age novel, Funny Boy; filming begins in January 2019

Deepa Mehta's previous works like Earth and Midnight's Children were also book adaptations

JCB Prize for Literature long-list announced; Empire, Jasoda, Half the Night is Gone among selected works
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JCB Prize for Literature long-list announced; Empire, Jasoda, Half the Night is Gone among selected works

The JCB prize will be announced on 27 October. It was established in 2018 to honour distinguished fiction written or translated into English by Indian authors

Anurag Kashyap on the Padmavati controversy, and resisting pressure of censorship
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Anurag Kashyap on the Padmavati controversy, and resisting pressure of censorship

Anurag Kashyap said, "The problem with the Rajputs is that they continue to live in the past; there is no future for them."

Toronto International Film Festival: Priyanka Chopra, Deepa Mehta attend soiree, pose on red carpet
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Toronto International Film Festival: Priyanka Chopra, Deepa Mehta attend soiree, pose on red carpet

Priyanka Chopra spoke at length about Quantico and her experience of living in America at the Toronto International Film Festival