Farhan Akhtar talks about his character in THE SKY IS PINK, his music, Women’s rights
BY RENU MEHTA, TORONTO – (with excerpts from press notes): It was September 13, 2019, the day I went to interview Shonali Bose. It happened to be the death anniversary of her son who had died in a freak accident in 2010. She had made a film – Margarita with a Straw – about this […]
Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar get standing ovation at the premier of Shonali Bose film THE SKY IS PINK
Director Bose guides The Sky is Pink through romance and wrenching family tragedy. The story takes the audience through 25 years in the relationship of a mother (Priyanka Chopra) and father (Farhan Akhtar) and is told from the perspective of their recently deceased teenage daughter.
Director Paakhi Tyrewala BY RENU MEHTA TORONTO: Bollywood and Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was the tenth person that Paakhi Tyrewala approached with her script for Pahuna – The Little Visitors which has now been presented at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this year. A film about Sikkim and the North East, the story is […]
A still from the film – courtesy TIFF BY RENU MEHTA, TORONTO: Three Nepalese children get separated from their parents while entering the Indian state of Sikkim and must rely on each other to survive, in Bollywood actor Paakhi A. Tyrewala’s newest work. The film – Pahuna, The Little Visitors, is produced by Bollywood […]
Photo: courtesy Priyanka Chopra BY RENU MEHTA, TORONTO: Priyanka Chopra will be the guest of honour at TIFF Soirée, an annual fundraiser this year organized in support of Share Her Journey, a recently launched campaign to support female voices in screen industries. Making the announcement, TIFF executives announced that the award-winning actor and activist will talk […]