"I discovered that the kind of challenges KCR faced were on par with what Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King faced during their movements. As a filmmaker, I decided to bring this history on screen," Madhura said
Zac Efron deleted his original tweet he shared on Martin Luther King Jr Day and posted an apology: "I have nothing but the greatest admiration & respect for MLK. My last post was insensitive & I apologize to anyone who I offended. So sorry." His post angered some fans who accused Zac of being "offensive" and "savage"
"I'm thrilled to have been invited to head the international jury for MAMI and look forward to celebrating the work of a diverse array of filmmakers with energetic, engaged audiences in the dynamic city of Mumbai," said Ava Duvernay, whose film Selma, based on the life of Martin Luther King Jr, was nominated for the Oscars in 2015
Notable snubs included David Oyelowo, widely tipped for playing Martin Luther King Jr in Selma