#Mira Nair

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Filmmaker Mira Nair will release a remastered version of her acclaimed 1991 movie "Mississippi Masala" to celebrate the film's 30th anniversary. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MiraPagliNair)

  • "Mississippi Masala" is set in rural Mississippi (a southern US state)
  • The film explores the interracial romance between an African-American man and an Indian-American woman
  • The movie featured Hollywood star Denzel Washington opposite Sarita Choudhary

.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
The six-part series, A Suitable Boy, is directed by renowned Mira Nair. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NetflixIndia)

  • Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said he had directed the police to examine the series 
  • He also indicated the possibility of legal action against the makers of the series
  • A Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha office-bearer filed a complaint, claiming the scenes were filmed in a temple in the town of Maheshwar

Tanya Maniktala is enjoying the limelight she is getting for starring in 'A Suitable Boy'.(Photo Credit-Instagram/@tanyamaniktala

  • Maniktala played a college girl in Mira Nair's 'A Suitable Boy' 
  • She had earlier worked in a web series 'Flames'
  • She almost quit acting before 'A Suitable Boy' came her way

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mira Nair's 'A Suitable Boy' starring Ishaan Khattar and Tabu released on Netflix this week.(Photo Credit: https://twitter.com/MiraPagliNair?s=20)

  • Indian-American filmaker Mira Nair said that creativity is not permanent
  • She attended the India Film Project festival virtual meet on Friday
  • She is known for her remarkable work in 'Monsoon Wedding' and 'The Namesake'

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mira Nair made the announcement during a virtual masterclass at Busan Film Festival. (Photo Credit: Facebook/ @themiranair)

  • The stage musical adaptation of her 2001 movie will premiere in November, 2021
  • Nair said the musical will first open in India and then bring it to London and US
  • We’re looking for COVID-19 to leave us so that we can open on the big stages,  she said

.Toronto, ON, Canada
'A Suitable Boy' stars Tabu, Ishaan Khattar and Rasika Dugal. (Photo Credit: Instagram)

  • This is the first time that a TV project is closing TIFF in its 45-year-history
  • The series has a screening span of six hours
  • It is an adaptation of Vikram Seth's 1993 novel

.Toronto, ON, Canada
Toronto International Film Festival is one of the most awaited events of its kind. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Acclaimed musician Shawn Mendes is set to perform at 2020 Toronto International Film Festival Tribute Awards
  • He will also announce the winner of new Shawn Mendes Foundation Changemaker Award
  • The 45th Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 10 till September 19