Salman Rushdie's Kolkata visit cancelled Kolkata, Jan 30 : Controversial writer Salman Rushdie and filmmaker Deepa Mehta, who were scheduled to visit Kolkata to promote their film 'Midnight's Children' on Wednesday, have cancelled their trip, reports said.
'Videsh' agrees on an 'A' Certificate. Well, 'Videsh' a film based on domestic violence has sure been in the new of late and for all the right reasons until recent media reports suggested that the film is too violent and Deepa Mehta has been requested to tone down the battering of Preity Zinta in several scenes.
Is Deepa Mehta's Videsh similar to Provoked? As Deepa Mehta's Preity Zinta starrer Videsh aka Heaven On Earth gets ready to release in India on March 27th, there is widespread speculation in industry circles that her film based on domestic abuse is extremely similar to Aishwarya Rai starrer Provoked that had released two years back.
Videsh - Heaven on Earth The talented director Deepa Mehta is back with another hard hitting social drama 'Videsh -Heaven on Earth' which is produced under the renowned banner 'BR Films' and is all set to hit the theatres on 27th March, 2009.
Deepa's Film To Have A Ship That Replicates The Titanic In ... By Subhash K Jha, At this very moment production-designer Tamara Deverell (who has designed for films like Crash and X-Men) is working on a ship to be used in Deepa Mehta's film which would replicate the one that sailed from India to Canada in 1914.
Preity's big achievement After her power packed performance in 'The Last Lear'; Preity Zinta, has again proved her mettle by getting nominated for Deepa Mehta's 'Heaven on Earth' yet again.
Preity-Reinvented With films like Jahnu Barua's Har Pal ,Samir Karniks Heroes, Deepa Mehta's Heaven on Earth and Rituparno Ghosh's
Mira Nair: Shining bright Women directors like Meera Nair and Deepa Mehta continue to make Indians proud on an international platform. Shekhar Kapur (Gurinder Chadha in a way too) can be dubbed a success too.
Rahul Khannas back into movies After refraining from masala movies for years, Rahul Khanna, known for his performances in Deepa Mehta's 1947 Earth and Bollywood Hollywood, makes his foray into mainstream Hindi cinema with Saif Ali Khan's first production venture.
Shriya's learning experience Abhijit Mhamunkar: Shriya Saran has just wrapped up her shooting with Deepa Mehta for her film What's Cooking, under the banner of BR Films. Shriya says working with the director Deepa Mehta has been an institution by itself.