Danny Boyle

After ‘Slumdog’ is it ‘White Tiger’ for the west?

white tigerAfter the movie loosely based on Vikas Swarup’s new novel ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ impressed the world and swept the Oscars, looks like another Indian author’s book will be adapted soon.

This piece of news comes close on the heels of the stupendous success achieved by Mumbai-based rags to riches story that snatched 8 Oscar trophies and raked millions at the box office. We’re talking about Aravind Adiga's recent Booker prize winner ‘The White Tiger’.

Boyle gets Outstanding Contribution award at Jameson Empire Awards

Boyle gets Outstanding Contribution award at Jameson Empire Awards

Danny Boyle all set to lead Shanghai fest jury

Danny Boyle all set to lead Shanghai fest juryWashington, Mar 26 : `Slumdog Millionaire' director Danny Boyle will be the leading member of the jury at the Shanghai Film Festival.

The Oscar-winner filmmaker told the Xinhua news agency that he had never been on a fest jury before.

Boyle also revealed his plans to make a flick in China.

"When you have a city that is full of people and stories like Mumbai, Beijing or Shanghai, it''s just so much excitement and potential for a filmmaker. It''s like a dream come true," Variety magazine quoted him as saying.

Aamir and Danny Boyle: To be or not to be?

Aamir Khan, Danny BoyleWell, Aamir Khan didn’t find the Oscar winning movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ a great film and was not impressed by its success. He also went public about it

But Danny Boyle seems to be interested in the Bollwood actor- director- producer's body of work. He also told the media that he loved Aamir Khan's work in ‘Taare Zameen Par.’

The actor who also saw success with ‘Ghajini’ was seen bonding with him and chatted for almost three hours at an event.

Danny Boyle was earlier planning a dark thriller on Mumbai and there’s a strong feeling that he might be casting Aamir in his next.

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Ready To Hit Chinese Theatres On March 26

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Ready To Hit Chinese Theatres On March 26The multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire is ready to hit Chinese theatres on March 26.

Lots of films produced in the tinsel town fail to benefit from the propering Chinese cinema market due to the annual quota, and others are thrown out by the censor board.

Chinese censors are cautious of uncomplimentary delineations of the country and its public, explicit sex and aggression and receptive topics including Tibet.

However, “Slumdog Millionaire” cleared Chinese censors without problems.

Another Indian scores with Danny Boyle

Danny BoyleThe Indians went to the Oscars this year, all thanks to Danny Boyle and his `Slumdog Millionaire'.

His cast and crew owe the incredible director most of the fame and attention they are getting.

Now the British director has chosen a short film called `Manjha' to be part of his Blu-ray DVD release of `Slumdog Millionaire'.

The movie is directed by Rahi Anil Barve who is currently busy preparing for his directorial debut with WhiteCloud Pictures.

The film impressed Danny Boyle so much that he decided to choose it.