December 20, 2020 3:07 pm
According to the Academy, a feature cannot contain more than 50 per cent English to be eligible in the best international film category.
October 31, 2020 5:08 pm
Deepa Mehta's Funny Boy is Canada’s official entry for the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category. It is an adaptation of author Shyam Selvadurai’s 1994 novel of the same name.
October 30, 2020 4:41 pm
Set in the 1970s and 1980s, Funny Boy follows the growing up years of Arjie amid growing political tensions between the minority Tamils and the majority Sinhalese in Sri Lanka.
June 13, 2019 8:24 am
Filmmaker Deepa Mehta and actor Huma Qureshi on Leila, a Netflix web series set in a dystopian world.
June 09, 2019 9:38 am
Netflix original series Leila, starring Huma Qureshi, is based on the book of the same name by Prayaag Akbar. The book projects this world as highly policed and where the society is constantly monitored to maintain ‘purity’.
September 05, 2018 5:04 pm
Funny Boy takes Deepa Mehta's love for book adaptation ahead. Earlier, she has adapted several books like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children and Cracking India (Earth starring Aamir Khan). Funny Boy has been written by Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai
March 20, 2016 12:00 am
Twenty years later, looking back at what made Deepa Mehta’s Fire such a pathbreaking film and examining its relevance today.
February 12, 2016 6:03 pm
Movies of filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Aparna Sen, Mira Nair and Raj Kapoor will be screened at 'Womanhood- The battle to be thyself' International Film and Arts Festival.
November 20, 2015 8:15 pm
Deepa Mehta feels she has explored women in every untouched situation.
July 11, 2014 1:00 am
Randeep Hooda, who had signed Deepa Mehta’s Inland some time back, left for Toronto last week to shoot for the film
November 07, 2014 3:41 pm
It was the occasion of the special premiere of 'Rang Rasiya' and many stars, along with the lead stars of the movie, made their presence felt.