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Danny Boyle Returning To Mumbai…

Posted on Jul 25, 2009 in Movies

British filmmaker Danny (Academy Award winning director of Slumdog Millionaire) might be returning to India to film another story in Mumbai. The Wall Street Journal’s Indian newspaper Live Mint reports that Boyle has acquired the film rights to Suketu Mehta’s 2004 book Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found.

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Posted on Jul 25, 2009 in Movies

Tombé littéralement amoureux de l’Inde, le réalisateur Danny Boyle à qui l’on doit le désormais mondialement connu «Slumdog millionnaire » se lance dans l’adaptation de « Bombay Maximum City » de l’écrivain Suketu Mehta. Une description fine et complète de l’univers complexe d’une mégalopole pour laquelle les superlatifs restent toujours désespérément en dessous de la réalité.


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Oscar is not far, after all!

Posted on Jan 29, 2009 in Movies

For the millions of Oscar loving fans of Indian cinema, January 22 was a day of absolute significance. When the academy announced its nominations for the 81st Oscars in 24 categories, Slumdog Millionaire pulled off 10 nominations including a whopping 3 nominations in the music category for A R Rahman.

Slumdog follows close on the heels of the Brad Pitt starrer The Curious case of Benjamin Button and is nominated for some of the vital categories such as Best motion picture of the year, adapted screenplay, editing and sound mixing.

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Amitabh Bachchan calls Danny Boyle to sort out ‘Slumdog’ controversy

Posted on Jan 29, 2009 in Actor, Celebs, Movies

Amitabh BachchanAfter unwittingly creating a controversy over glorification of poverty in Slumdog Millionaire , superstar Amitabh Bachchan spoke to director Danny Boyle to explain how his remarks were blown out of proportion by the media.
A casual remark in his blog created headlines in newspapers and websites. It sparked off debates whether the Golden Globe winning movie was poverty porn that glorifies the slums in Mumbai’s underbelly to sell it to the western audiences.

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