Mira Nair

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Salaam Bombay! review – still fiercely unsentimental and throbbing with energy
The re-release of Mira Nair’s unflinching 1988 story of street children, prostitutes and drug dealers shows it has lost none of its power

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Toronto film festival announces line-up with Mark Wahlberg drama premiering
Halle Berry’s directorial debut also on programme but whether physical screenings will take place remains up in the air

Andrew Pulver

30, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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'This show is just the start': inside the BBC's all-person-of-colour A Suitable Boy
It has 110 actors, is based on one of the longest books in English - and it’s the BBC’s first historical drama with no white characters. But some think the series doesn’t go far enough. We take a look behind the scenes

Ammar Kalia

20, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Game of Thrones' Indira Varma: 'All I was being offered was women undressing'
She was ruthless Ellaria in the TV epic. As she appears in a Noël Coward comedy, the actor talks about her dreams of returning to mime – and why sticking with her name may have hurt her career

Chris Wiegand

19, Jun, 2019 @4:01 PM

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Lupita Nyong’o: ‘Art is political in whatever way you slice it’
Since 12 Years A Slave, the actor has landed roles in Star Wars and The Jungle Book and dined with the Obamas. Now she’s playing the mother of a chess prodigy in Queen of Katwe

Nosheen Iqbal

20, Oct, 2016 @5:28 PM

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Queen Of Katwe: a reminder of Lupita Nyong'o's star quality
A fine performance from Nyong’o elevates an otherwise standard Disney sports movie about a Ugandan chess prodigy

John Patterson

17, Oct, 2016 @7:59 AM

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Irrfan Khan: 'I object to the term Bollywood'

Nosheen Iqbal: He nearly quit acting in the 90s, but now Irrfan Khan is one of the most wanted stars in India and Hollywood, with roles in Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi

Nosheen Iqbal

25, Jul, 2013 @6:00 PM

Mira Nair boycotts Haifa film festival
Monsoon Wedding director says she will visit Israel only when 'apartheid is over'

Harriet Sherwood

20, Jul, 2013 @11:06 PM

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A Hijacking and The Reluctant Fundamentalist announce a new narrative order

Phil Hoad: Film has moved on from the non-linear jigsaws once used to depict our globalised state. Mira Nair's thriller dynamic and the subtlety found in Danish counterpart A Hijacking point the direction things are going

Phil Hoad

15, May, 2013 @12:47 PM

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On my radar: Mira Nair

The award-winning film director picks her cultural highlights of the moment, from Michael Haneke's Amour to The Book of Mormon. Interview by Corinne Jones

Interview by Corinne Jones

27, Apr, 2013 @11:05 PM

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Trailer Trash

Jason Solomons: The truth behind director Lynne Ramsay's Hollywood no-show, and why Jude Law's Coke habit isn't purely recreational…

Jason Solomons

24, Mar, 2013 @12:05 AM

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Venice film festival: new tricks for an old lady

At the age of 69, the Venice film festival needed a facelift. A new artistic director, a faster pace and a mood of optimism are providing it, writes Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

01, Sep, 2012 @11:05 PM

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