Articles about Mira Nair

BAFTA Breakthrough India jury adds another member, Anupam Kher

20 Apr 2021

BAFTA Breakthrough India jury adds another member, Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher has joined the panel of distinguished jury for BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Breakthrough India.

#BoycottTandav trends: Amazon series accused of mocking Hindu Gods

16 Jan 2021

#BoycottTandav trends: Amazon series accused of mocking Hindu Gods

Just one day after its release, Amazon Prime Video's political-thriller web series Tandav has landed into a controversy for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Hindu community.

Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

11 Jan 2021

Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted singer Meesha Shafi's petition filed against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) order in the sexual harassment case against singer-actor Ali Zafar.

'A Suitable Boy' review: An unsuitable adaptation

28 Oct 2020

'A Suitable Boy' review: An unsuitable adaptation

It is pretty ironic that A Suitable Boy, directed by Mira Nair and now streaming on Netflix, feels exhausting and hurried in equal measure.

'Ludo' trailer: Anurag Basu promises a super entertaining thriller

19 Oct 2020

'Ludo' trailer: Anurag Basu promises a super entertaining thriller

Anurag Basu's upcoming Netflix film Ludo's trailer is now out.

'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much

01 Aug 2020

'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much

The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out, and it does not look half bad.

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

16 Jul 2020

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

After a bit of a wait-and-watch period, Netflix has announced a slew of Indian original movies and shows to be released in the coming months.

'A Suitable Boy' trailer: Tale of forbidden love and history

12 Jul 2020

'A Suitable Boy' trailer: Tale of forbidden love and history

The first trailer of Mira Nair-directed A Suitable Boy, starring Tabu and Ishaan Khatter, is now out.

Irrfan Khan: Lesser-known facts about the late actor

29 Apr 2020

Irrfan Khan: Lesser-known facts about the late actor

Coming from a humble background and starting out small in the industry, Irrfan Khan defeated all odds to become one of the most loved actors in the country.

RIP Irrfan, the void you created will never be filled

29 Apr 2020

RIP Irrfan, the void you created will never be filled

"I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye." These lines from Irrfan Khan's movie Life of Pi sums his demise.

RIP Irrfan Khan: The maverick's five best movie performances

29 Apr 2020

RIP Irrfan Khan: The maverick's five best movie performances

There has been no actor like Irrfan Khan, and there won't be another.

'Khubsoorat' actor Ranjit Chowdhry passes away at 64

16 Apr 2020

'Khubsoorat' actor Ranjit Chowdhry passes away at 64

In a saddening piece of news, film and theatre actor Ranjit Chowdhry, best known for his roles in movies like Khatta Meetha and Khubsoorat, passed away on Wednesday.

Another 'GoT' star, Indira Varma, contracts coronavirus

19 Mar 2020

Another 'GoT' star, Indira Varma, contracts coronavirus

Another Game of Thrones alumnus has fallen prey to the novel coronavirus.

300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

26 Jan 2020

300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

More than 300 prominent personalities from across fields of arts and entertainment have signed an open letter, expressing their support to the students and other parties who have been protesting the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Want to stay as ageless as Tabu? Follow her secrets

27 Aug 2019

Want to stay as ageless as Tabu? Follow her secrets

In three years time, she will be 50, yet Tabu looks almost the same as she did a decade back.

Kal Penn to be in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'?

01 May 2019

Kal Penn to be in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'?

Indian-American actor Kal Penn took the Twitter by storm recently, when he posted a 45-second video of his, where he's seen impersonating a Gujarati 'Ladies Bhai'.

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

22 Sep 2018

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

In the rat race to Oscars 2019, 'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film has become India's official entry in 'Best Foreign Language film' category.

Small to silver-screen: 5 Bollywood stars who had humble beginnings

08 Aug 2018

Small to silver-screen: 5 Bollywood stars who had humble beginnings

Bollywood has a bunch of stars- some belonging to powerful families and some are self-made.

Iranian director Majidi feels real-life is missing in Indian films

16 Apr 2018

Iranian director Majidi feels real-life is missing in Indian films

Iranian director Majid Majidi decided to set his latest film "Beyond the Clouds" in Mumbai streets, which he believes, are full of incredible heroes trying to lead a life of dignity in the face of struggle.

Indian cinema today: In numbers

15 Aug 2016

Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.