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I trained with rats for ‘Life of Pi’: DU student Suraj Sharma (Interview)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Training, training and training! Delhi University student Suraj Sharma swam for hours, worked on his body and his dialect and even had rats run all ... Read more...

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Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ to release in India first


June 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Director Ang Lee's magnum opus "Life of Pi", featuring Irrfan Khan and Tabu, will hit Indian screens Nov 21, ahead of its worldwide release.It will ... Read more...

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Ang Lee praises Suraj Sharma’s work in ‘Life of Pi’ (With Images)


April 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, who zeroed in on Indian child actor Suraj Sharma as the lead for his forthcoming movie "Life of Pi", says the ... Read more...

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Another Indian boy in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


May 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) He has taken a big leap, straight into Hollywood. Ayush Tandon, 12, stars as the child version of protagonist 'Pi' Patel in director Ang Lee's new ... Read more...

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Ang Lee Discovers Pi!


November 1st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire) This is one piece of news that is sure to have everyone thrilled! Academy Award winning director Ang Lee of Brokeback Mountain fame  has finally zeroed in ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans urge Ang Lee to handle ‘Life of Pi’ with cultural sensitivity


October 31st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): After speculations since 2009, Oscar winner Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) has reportedly finally given the go ahead signal on film adaptation of Yann Martel's fantasy "Life of ... Read more...

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Delhi-boy Suraj filled room with emotion: Ang Lee (With Image)


October 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says Delhi boy Suraj Sharma had the innocence and depth of character required to play the lead role in his film "Life Of ... Read more...

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Unknown Delhi Teen Bags Lead Role In ‘Life Of Pi’ Movie


October 27th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yann Martel’s Booker winning novel, ‘Life of Pi’ is going to be made into a film. The people who loved the book were eager ... Read more...

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Unknown Delhi Teen Bags Lead Role In Film Adaptation Of ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Delhi teen has been chosen to play the lead in the film based on the Booker prize winning novel 'Life of Pi'. The unknown ... Read more...

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Unknown boy from Delhi to play lead role in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A teenager from Delhi, with no previous acting experience, has bagged the lead role in Ang Lee's forthcoming film 'Life of Pi', an adaptation of Canadian author Yann ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood To Do Ang Lee’s Next Movie


October 19th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Sonu Sood received a lot of appreciation for his performance in Salman Khan starrer Dabangg. His performance has caught the attention of several filmmakers. ... Read more...

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Two months after launch, Bhutto’s book remains No.1 (IANS Books)


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Two months after it hit the bookstalls, Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto's "Songs of Blood and Sword" continues to be the number one bestselling book in the non-fiction ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto, Jeffrey Archer on top of bestseller list (IANS Books)


May 20th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani author Fatima Bhutto still holds sway over the non-fiction category with her book "Songs Of Blood And Sword", while Jeffrey Archer was at the top of ... Read more...

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Ang Lee, ‘Slumdog…’ crew scouted for locations in Puducherry


May 9th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 9 (IANS) Oscar-award winning director Ang Lee has teamed up with the "Slumdog Millionaire" crew to scout for locations for the big screen adaptation of Booker prize-winning novel "The ... Read more...

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Literary festival to celebrate ‘feel of spring’


March 12th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Literature is the flavour of spring in the capital. Come Saturday, the open air amphitheatre of the India Habitat Centre will play host to a flurry ... Read more...

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Booker Prize winner Yann Martel all set with second book


November 24th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Remember the fantasy adventure novel, "Life of Pi"? Yann Martel, the Booker Prize winner is now all set with his second book that will be on the ... Read more...

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Pi author’s next novel to deal with Holocaust


November 1st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 01 (ANI): Life of Pi author Yann Martel's next novel 'Beatrice And Virgil' will be about Holocaust, in which readers will once again find him focussing on animals.The story revolves ... Read more...

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Flood of India-centered Hollywood films


September 10th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After the "Slumdog Millionaire" phenomenon, Hollywood-Bollywood crossover and India-centered feature films have inundated the cinema scene.Joe Wright (Atonement) is directing Cate Blanchett starrer "Indian Summer" (2011) about last days of British rule ... Read more...

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Middle-aged Brit women like to read books about sex


July 7th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Middle-aged women in Britain like to read books about sex, according to a new survey.In the poll involving 2000 women between 45 and 60, 35pct said that romantic ... Read more...

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Irrfan feels Indian Actors are “In” these days


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Slumdog Millionaire opened Hollywood's doors for Indian Actors. Irrfan one of the favorite actors of Bollywood and Hollywood finds it very interesting after what Slumdog has done not only to Indian ... Read more...

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Ang Lee in talks to make Hollywood adaptation of Life of Pi


February 19th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Oscar-winner Ang Lee is being lined up to adapt the novel Life of Pi into a Hollywood movie.The director is in talks over the adaptation of Yann ... Read more...

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India’s Aravind Adiga wins Booker for debut novel (Roundup)


October 15th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London/Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Aravind Adiga was the toast of the literary world Wednesday after he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize at a glittering ceremony in London for his ... Read more...

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