Jaipur Literary Festival News
Akshay Kumar unveils Amish Tripathi’s new book Scion of Ikshvaku’s cover
The Gabbar Is Back actor was spotted revealing the cover of the literary popstar’s upcoming novel…
The Cover reveal of Scion of Ikshvaku, the first book of the Ram Chandra Series from literary popstar Amish took place in Mumbai today. Bollywood Superstar, Akshay Kumar, Click here to read more
Karan Johar vs Hollywood: Who will win the race to film Amish Tripathi’s Immortals of Meluha?
Hollywood and Bollywood – the two most prominent film industries in the world have acquired rights to make the award-winning book into a film. How different will the approach of each be? Will KJo add naach-gaana? Will the Americans ace it with technology? We try and figure this one out…
Karan Johar expressed his eagerness to make a film on Amish Tripathi’s bestselling novel Immortals of Meluha a couple of years ago. He bought the Bollywood adaptation rights for the book based on Lord Shiva, but the ace Indian filmmaker has yet not started working on it, even after calling it his ‘most ambitious project’ yet. We wonder why… Click here to read more
Midnight’s Children movie reviews aren’t that great. Will you watch it in India?
Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children finally gets an Indian distributor, but the international critics have panned it, says Cineswami
The film version of controversial author Salman Rushdie’s Booker of Booker-winning novel Midnight’s Children has finally found an Indian distributor. The film was a bit of a poisoned chalice for distributors in India thanks to both Rushdie and its director Deepa Mehta. A fatwa was issued against Rushdie after his 1988 novel The Satanic Verses was deemed to be offensive and blasphemous; and fundamentalists disrupted Deepa Mehta’s Varanasi shoot for Water for the same reason. Click here to read more