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