'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
Vishal Bhardwaj was roped in to serve as the showrunner of Netflix's adaptation of Midnight's Children.
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
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
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
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.
Vishal Bhardwaj to serve as showrunner of Netflix's adaptation of Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel Midnight's Children
Vishal Bhardwaj will also executive produce of Netflix's Midnight Children.
Netflix has announced that it will be creating an original series based on Salman Rushdie's seminal novel Midnight's Children
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.'
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 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'
How do the opponents of Bajirao Mastani know that it’s done disservice to the great Maratha warrior without seeing the film?
Salman Rushdie will teach and advise journalism students at New York University as Distinguished Writer in Residence.
British author Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years will be released in September, his publishers said today.
Salman Rushdie has been given a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.
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.
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.
"First, the government should say why he was not allowed. Then only we can say if it was right or wrong," Sitaram Yechury said.
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.
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.