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Mira Nair


When Irrfan Khan revealed that Johnny Depp 'wasn't keen to come to India'; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's experiences 'scared him off'

April 22, 2022 6:21 pm

Johnny Depp was hesitant about coming to India to shoot a film adaptation of Shantaram, and Irrfan Khan revealed that he was dissuaded by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's experiences.

Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala to re-release on its 30th anniversary

February 12, 2021 8:39 pm

Mississippi Masala starred actors Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury. It was well received a standing ovation at the Sundance Film Festival in 1992 and won an award at the Venice Film Festival.

EXCLUSIVE: Ishaan Khatter documents his Maldives vacation, Mira Nair captures lockdown mood

February 05, 2021 9:41 am

Ishaan Khatter’s Maldives vacation was all about sun and sand, while Mira’s life during lockdown is presented with stills and clips, accompanied by the director's rendition of a classical raga

Tabu on A Suitable Boy director Mira Nair: We are a hit couple

December 04, 2020 3:03 pm

A Suitable Boy, based on author Vikram Seth's 1993 novel of the same, reunited Mira Nair and Tabu after over a decade. The six-part drama aired on BBC One in the UK and Ireland, and was later made available on Netflix for the Indian audiences.

Movies and shows to watch if you liked Mira Nair's A Suitable Boy

November 02, 2020 7:21 am

If you enjoyed watching the adaptation of Vikram Seth's novel A Suitable Boy, you might connect with these movies and shows.

A Suitable Boy actor Tanya Maniktala: Lata will inspire many young girls even today

October 23, 2020 10:52 pm

Actor Tanya Maniktala on her character Lata and the relevance of the miniseries A Suitable Boy in this day and age.

Shahana Goswami on A Suitable Boy: I was constantly in a state of awe on the set

October 18, 2020 8:35 pm

Shahana Goswami on her character Meenakshi Chatterjee in Mira Nair's A Suitable Boy, her hopes from the miniseries and more.

Mira Nair and Shashi Tharoor once played Cleopatra and Antony; see photo

October 17, 2020 8:44 am

Those who played the supporting casts were as interesting, which included names like advertising legend Piyush Pandey and author Amitav Ghosh

Mira Nair wins TIFF Tribute award, says important to tell our own stories

September 16, 2020 1:41 pm

Mira Nair was one of six recipients of the TIFF Tribute Awards alongside Sir Anthony Hopkins, Kate Winslet, filmmaker Chloe Zhao, indigenous Canadian director Tracey Deer and musician Terence Blanchard.

Mira Nair's BBC series A Suitable Boy premieres: What is the Vikram Seth novel about?

July 27, 2020 7:14 pm

Published in 1993 and running for 1,349 pages, the book is considered to be one of the longest novels


Lata in 'A Suitable Boy': Tanya Maniktala's style deserves your attention

October 23, 2020 3:56 pm

Tanya Maniktala has a fun style and here are some instances

10 must watch films that were submitted to Oscars by India

September 25, 2017 1:53 pm

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' is India's latest entry to Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The trend was started in independent India in 1957 with Mehboob Khan directorial 'Mother India'. Over the years, there have been only three films that have actually made to the final Oscar nominations list. Scroll through for a list of top movies that were submitted to Oscars by India.