Midnight's Children to release on February 1 in India

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  • Updated: Dec 25, 2012 18:24 IST
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    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 ...

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    Director Deepa Mehta with writer Salman Rushdie during the 37th Toronto International Film Festival. Rushdie wrote the book in 1981 which went on to win the ...

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    Shriya Saran plays the role of Parvati in Midnight's Children. This is Shriya Saran's second English film. She opted out of Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam due ...

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    Actor Shriya Saran brings sexy back during the 37th Toronto International Film Festival. She was a delight for the cameras in a glamourous pink lehanga-choli ...

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    Satya Bhabha (right) plays the lead role of Saleem Sinai. Siddharth Narayan plays Shiva in the movie. Both of them pose for the cameras at ...

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    Shahana Goswami poses for the cameras at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival. She plays the character of Amina in Midnight's Children.

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    Deepa Mehta is most known for her Elements Trilogy- Fire(1996), Earth(1998), and Water(2005). Earth was submitted by the Indian government for Academy Award for Best ...

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    Canadian Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau arrives at the gala presentation for the film "Midnight's Children" during the 37th Toronto International Film Festival.

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    Anita Majumdar, who plays Emerald in Midnight's Children at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival. She is a Canadian actress and playwright, best known for ...

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.

"Distributing 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.

 

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