‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actress Freida Pinto will be making her debut at the 17th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) beginning on Thrusday, June 23 in Spanish capital Madrid. The Indian-origin actress who has carved out a niche for herself in the West, will be presented with the International
Rula Jebrael Miral
Miral is a 2010 film directed by Julian Schnabel. The screenplay was written by Rula Jebreal, based on her novel. The film was released on 3 September at the 2010 Venice Film Festival.and in France on 15 September, The film is set for release on 3 December in the United Kingdom, and on 25 March 2011 in the United States. A chronicle of Hind Husseini's effort to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel. Jerusalem, 1948. On her way to work, Hind Husseini (Hiam Abbass) comes across 55 orphaned children in the street. She takes them home to give them food and shelter. Within six months, 55 had grown to almost 2000, and the Dar Al-Tifel Institute was born. In 1978, at the age of 7, Miral (Freida Pinto) was sent to the Institute by her father following her mother's death. Brought up safely inside the Institute's walls, she is nave to the troubles that surround her. Then, at the age of 17, she is assigned to teach at a refugee camp where she is awakened to the reality of her people's struggle. When she falls for political activist, Hani, she finds herself torn between the fight for the future of her people and Mama Hind's belief that education is the road to peace.
Bollywood actress Richa Chadda has bagged the lead role in Indo-American film ‘Love Sonia’. She will be seen alongside Freida Pinto, and TV actress Mrunal Thakur. The movie will be the directorial debut of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ producer Tabrez Noorani and will be produced by David Womark of ‘Life
The ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actress Freida Pinto will essay the role of Mowgli’s adoptive mother in Jungle Book: Origins. The live-action adventure fantasy film is being directed by Andy Serkis. Pinto said she is very excited to be a part of the film, which is based on the novel by Rudyard K