Midnight's Children (2013)

 ●  English ● 2 hrs 29 mins

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An intricately woven drama revolving around the fluctuating fortunes of a pair of children who are born within moments of India gaining independence, and grow up in the country that is no more like their parent's generation.
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as Ghani
as Ghani
as Young Naseem
as Young Naseem
as Aadam Aziz
as Aadam Aziz
as Boatman
as Boatman
as Baby Saleem
as Baby Saleem
as Headmaster Crusoe
as Headmaster Crusoe
as Hairoil
as Hairoil
as Emerald
as Emerald
as Young Jamila
as Young Jamila
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as Eyeslice
as William Methwold
as William Methwold
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as Newborn Saleem
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as Adjutant
as Adjutant
as Aaron Ahmed
as Aaron Ahmed
as Aj Watawana
as Aj Watawana
as Alisha Sharma
as Alisha Sharma
as Mian's Assassin
as Mian's Assassin
as Rani of Cooch Naheen
as Rani of Cooch Naheen
as Mullah
as Mullah
as Young Parvati
as Young Parvati
as Glandy Keith
as Glandy Keith
as Alissa Iacucci
as Alissa Iacucci
as Baby Saleem
as Baby Saleem
as Andre Bothello
as Andre Bothello
as Anisha Kapoor
as Anisha Kapoor
as Baby Saleem
as Baby Saleem
as Baby Shiva
as Baby Shiva
as Ashwina Mehra
as Ashwina Mehra
as Servant
as Servant
as Young Shiva
as Young Shiva
as Zulfikar
as Zulfikar
as Emil Zagailo
as Emil Zagailo
as Vanita
as Vanita
as Ashwina Mehra
as Ashwina Mehra
as Jimmy Kapadia
as Jimmy Kapadia
as Chet Singh
as Chet Singh
as Ahmed Sinai
as Ahmed Sinai
as Dileep Dhami
as Dileep Dhami
as Newborn Shiva
as Newborn Shiva
as Wee Willie Winkie
as Wee Willie Winkie
as Prime Minister
as Prime Minister
as Esha Mangat
as Esha Mangat
as Adult Saleem
as Adult Saleem
as Mary Pereira
as Mary Pereira
as Gihan Karunaratne
as Gihan Karunaratne
as Fat Perce
as Fat Perce
as Naseem
as Naseem
as Sonny Ibrahim
as Sonny Ibrahim
as Mumtaz / Amina
as Mumtaz / Amina
as Alia
as Alia
as Adult Parvati
as Adult Parvati
as Ishaan Kapoor
as Ishaan Kapoor
as Isra Malik
as Isra Malik
as Nadir Khan
as Nadir Khan
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Spoken Languages:
Hindi, Urdu
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Camera:
ARRICAM Lite (LT), ARRICAM Studio (ST)
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies)
Taglines:
A child and country were born at midnight once upon a time
Trivia:
A bulk of the shooting for this movie was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, but it was kept secret as Mehta feared protests by Islamic fundamentalist groups.

This film was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Vancouver International Film Festival, and the BFI London Film Festival.

This movie was a nominee for Best Picture and seven other categories at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards, winning two awards.

This movie is a Canadian-British adaptation of Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel of the same name.
Mehta at midnight
14 May 2011, by The Globe and Mail
Deepa Mehta plays with fire again
27 Feb 2011, by Mid Day
SOHA Unplugged
24 Feb 2011, by The Indian Express
Nandita opts out Midnight’s Children
23 Feb 2011, by The Times of India
Kangna quits Midnight’s Children
03 Sep 2010, by The Times of India
Deepa finds Midnight’s Children lead
21 Aug 2010, by The Times of India