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2008-11-13 15:00:16

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepa Mehta announced today the pivotal character of Mewa Singh will be played by Vinay Virmani (photograph attached) in his debut film Komagata Maru. Vinay is a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute of New York.

2008-11-13 15:00:16

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepa Mehta with Akshay Kumar announced today the pivotal character of Mewa Singh will be played by Vinay Virmani (photograph attached) in his debut film Komagata Maru. Vinay is a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute of New York.

2008-09-10 09:00:28

By Joan Dupont The Toronto festival has always been rich ground for films from India.

2008-08-06 21:00:21

Please consider an interview with director/writer Dilip Mehta and producer Noemi Weis. These courageous filmmakers made "The Forgotten Woman," a quietly powerful documentary that looks at the destitution and marginalization of 20 million widows in India.

2006-04-28 01:24:33

By Krittivas Mukherjee KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Six years ago, when Indian-born director Deepa Mehta set out to make a film about the conflict between conscience and faith, little did she expect the project to end up testing her own beliefs.

2005-09-09 15:56:31

By Jeffrey Hodgson and Arthur Spiegelman TORONTO (Reuters) - Two Hollywood "bad boys" on their best behavior, the plight of widows in India, and the story of a world-famous nude nightclub in London grabbed center stage at the Toronto Film Festival on Friday. Robert Downey Jr.

2005-09-08 09:15:57

By Jeffrey Hodgson TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off its 30th edition on Thursday with movies about violence, sexuality and the stress of a post-9/11 world set to share a stage with some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

2005-06-28 22:36:55

By Jeffrey Hodgson TORONTO (Reuters) - Deepa Mehta's "Water," which triggeredviolent protests and death threats when it began filming inIndia five years ago, will open the Toronto International FilmFestival, organizers said on Tuesday.


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