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Apr 07, 2019
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
Mar 08, 2019
Leila: Huma Qureshi, Rahul Khanna's dystopian drama to premiere on Netflix on 14 JuneLeila has been co-directed by Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman and Pawan Kumar.
Nov 28, 2018
Vishal Bhardwaj to serve as showrunner of Netflix's adaptation of Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel Midnight's ChildrenVishal Bhardwaj will also executive produce of Netflix's Midnight Children.
Nov 22, 2018
Netflix's dystopian web series Leila to be helmed by Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman and Pawan KumarArray
Sep 06, 2018
Deepa Mehta to adapt Shyam Selvadurai's coming-of-age novel, Funny Boy; filming begins in January 2019Deepa Mehta's previous works like Earth and Midnight's Children were also book adaptations
Sep 05, 2018
JCB Prize for Literature long-list announced; Empire, Jasoda, Half the Night is Gone among selected worksThe 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
Dec 02, 2017
Anurag Kashyap on the Padmavati controversy, and resisting pressure of censorshipAnurag Kashyap said, "The problem with the Rajputs is that they continue to live in the past; there is no future for them."
Sep 07, 2017
Toronto International Film Festival: Priyanka Chopra, Deepa Mehta attend soiree, pose on red carpetPriyanka Chopra spoke at length about Quantico and her experience of living in America at the Toronto International Film Festival
Feb 25, 2017
Lipstick Under My Burkha: CBFC routinely silences voices challenging narratives of gender, casteLipstick Under my Burkha has won the Oxfam Award for the ‘Best Film on Gender Equality’ at the Mumbai Film Festival and ‘Spirit of Asia Prize’ at the Tokyo International Film Festival. One would think that a film that has been internationally lauded for its unique take on issues of women’s rights and empowerment would be honoured nationally; the CBFC, however, has done the opposite – it has denied the film certification on grounds of it being “lady-oriented”, whatever that means.
Jun 30, 2016
Sharmila Tagore, Freida Pinto, Deepa Mehta new members of Oscar AcademyThe Academy invited a record 683 new members -- 46 per cent female and 41 per cent persons of colour -- as it aims to diversify