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The courtesan is iconic part of Indian society...but it was different for me to explore her in new territory: Tabu
During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Geoff Macnaughton of TIFF catches up with Tanishka Maniktala playing Lata, Ishaan Khatter playing Maan, and Tabu playing Saida Bai in the film ‘A Suitable Boy,’ a primetime presentation recipient of the Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media. The director of the film, Mira Nair’s six-part drama series is an adaptation of Vikram Seth’s famous novel about a young Indian woman's struggle to create a balance between family duty and personal independence in post-partition India. IBNS Toronto correspondent Asha Bajaj brings you the excerpts:
Enacting delicate same-sex relationship with Ronan every day terrified me: Kate Winslet
During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), thed iconic fest's executive director and co-head Joana Vicente catches up with Hollywood stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan in Francis Lee directed 'Ammonite'. The romantic drama is inspired by the life of 19th century British palaeontologist Mary Anning (Kate Winslet) who was in an all-consuming same-sex love with geologist Charlotte Murchison (Saoirse Ronan). Asha Bajaj brings you excerpts:
Kolkata: Director Rishav Ghosh is set to film his new short ‘Dekho But Pyaar Se’, part of a two-city venture, with NCR based Saakshi Khare producing it on behalf of Kolkata-based Power Publishers & Motion Pictures production banner.
Kolkata: Power Publishers & Motion Pictures is developing a new action crime thriller web series, titled ‘Ransom: Price of Freedom,’ aimed for national release.
A favourite of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for over a decade now, international actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas had a virtual interaction with Cameron Bailey, the artistic director and co-head of the festival this month. Chopra, who was the ambassador of Share Her Journey at the 45th edition of TIFF, spoke about the festival, Hollywood, Bollywood and her days in quarantine amid Covid-19 pandemic. India Blooms Canada special correspondent Asha Bajaj beings excerpts