"We wrote the mother's part in Queen Of Katwe for Lupita because she became this meteoric star and more importantly she suited the part. We wrote the part as that of young Mother Courage, someone who had children from the age of 15," said Mira Nair
"Here's what I hate about Irrfan Khan. I always think I'm the coolest guy in the room and everybody's hanging on to every word I say and everybody's a little intimidated to be in my presence. And then Irrfan Khan walks into the room. And he's the coolest guy in the room," says Tom Hanks
Irrfan Khan will preside over the Narrative Feature Competition Jury at the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Film Festival where as many as 197 films from 61 countries will be screened
Indian cinema needs to speak a universal language and change the world's perception about Bollywood being an "item number", says Irrfan Khan.
For Tabu, one of Bollywood's most versatile and respected actresses, it's been a long and glittering journey from her Bollywood debut opposite an ageing Dev Anand in Hum Naujawan to her recent success with Haider. As she celebrates her 43rd birthday, we take a look at her life and times.