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'Champion of good books, and a more humane culture': Sonny Mehta, Knopf Editor, remembered by his writers
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'Champion of good books, and a more humane culture': Sonny Mehta, Knopf Editor, remembered by his writers

Sonny Mehta, the Indian-born, Cambridge-educated editor who for more than 30 years presided over Alfred A Knopf and the New York publishing scene with seemingly effortless grace and erudition, died Monday at 77

Midnight's Children: Vishal Bhardwaj reveals his Netflix adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel has been put on hold
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Midnight's Children: Vishal Bhardwaj reveals his Netflix adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel has been put on hold

Vishal Bhardwaj was roped in to serve as the showrunner of Netflix's adaptation of Midnight's Children.

Quichotte book review: Salman Rushdie struggles to bring the sprawling satire to life
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Quichotte book review: Salman Rushdie struggles to bring the sprawling satire to life

Rushdie has continued in quasi-fantastic, magical-satirical vein but his new novel Quichotte is a development in that it is not positioned as magical realism but explicitly as satire. Whatever ‘magic’ is in evidence is decidedly authorial conceit.

Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honour
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Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honour

Former Booker winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are in the running for the literary honour for Quichotte and The Testaments respectively.

Booker Prize Longlist 2019: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among those nominated for literary award
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Booker Prize Longlist 2019: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among those nominated for literary award

Also nominated for the Booker is Lucy Ellmann for Ducks, Newburyport which consists of a single sentence, a stream-of-consciousness written over a 1000 pages.

Sacred Games season 2 stakes seem higher as Netflix invests heavily in India with Mowgli, Narcos: Mexico
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Sacred Games season 2 stakes seem higher as Netflix invests heavily in India with Mowgli, Narcos: Mexico

With Narcos: Mexico, Mowgli, Sacred Games 2, Midnight's Children and the like, Netflix seems to be expanding its content base and market in India.

Netflix to adapt Salman Rushdie's celebrated 1981 novel Midnight's Children into original series
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Netflix to adapt Salman Rushdie's celebrated 1981 novel Midnight's Children into original series

Netflix has announced that it will be creating an original series based on Salman Rushdie's seminal novel Midnight's Children

On Salman Rushdie's 71st birthday, the most striking lines from Midnight's Children author's oeuvre
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On Salman Rushdie's 71st birthday, the most striking lines from Midnight's Children author's oeuvre

Midnight's Children won Salman Rushdie the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1981 and it was termed as 'the best novel of all winners.'

Jallianwala Bagh massacre: 98 years later, a look at films, books, music that documented it
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Jallianwala Bagh massacre: 98 years later, a look at films, books, music that documented it

3 April 1919, marked the day of one of the worst political acts of violence we have ever seen — the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Darsheel Safary returns to films after five years with Quickie, a teenage romcom
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Darsheel Safary returns to films after five years with Quickie, a teenage romcom

Darsheel Safary made his debut by playing Ishan Awasthi, a dyslexic student, in Aamir Khan's Taare Zameen Par 10 years ago

Reality check: Critics of Bajirao Mastani should watch the film before calling it historically 'inaccurate'
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Reality check: Critics of Bajirao Mastani should watch the film before calling it historically 'inaccurate'

How do the opponents of Bajirao Mastani know that it’s done disservice to the great Maratha warrior without seeing the film?

Salman Rushdie to join New York University journalism faculty
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Salman Rushdie to join New York University journalism faculty

Salman Rushdie will teach and advise journalism students at New York University as Distinguished Writer in Residence.

Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years out in September
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Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years out in September

British author Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years will be released in September, his publishers said today.

Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize
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Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Salman Rushdie has been given a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.

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

Siddharth to showcase comic side in Chashme Buddoor
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Siddharth to showcase comic side in Chashme Buddoor

After doing serious and intense roles in Rang De Basanti and Midnight's Children, southern actor Siddharth is set to take the audience on a laughter ride in Chashme Buddoor.

Yechury demands West Bengal to come clean on Rushdie row
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Yechury demands West Bengal to come clean on Rushdie row

"First, the government should say why he was not allowed. Then only we can say if it was right or wrong," Sitaram Yechury said.

Movie Review: Midnight's Children is a stunning mess
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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.

Mamata did the right thing by blocking 'Satan' Rushdie's visit: TMC MP
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Mamata did the right thing by blocking 'Satan' Rushdie's visit: TMC MP

Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had done the right thing if she indeed blocked the writer's visit to Kolkata.