Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's ambitious project Midnight's Children -- big screen adaptation of Salman Rushdie's Booker prize-winning controversial novel of the same name -- is set to hit Indian screens Feb 1.
PVR Pictures is releasing the film here.
Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children, based on a book by the same name written by Salman Rushdie was premiered at the ongoing 37th Toronto International Film Festival. The ladies of the film sparkled in bright Indian hues and splashed some colour on the land of Toronto.
Midnight's Children is a big honour. Deepa is an exceptionally brave filmmaker and Midnight's Children is a very special gem from her. We are absolutely delighted to announce 1st February 2013 as the India release date," Kamal Gianchandani, president, PVR Pictures, said in a statement.
The movie features a host of actors such as Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Siddharth, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bose, Darsheel Safary and Soha Ali Khan.