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it was the Daredevils who had the last laugh when they beat Gujarat by seven wickets at home. Navdeep Saini, Confirming the decision over the reshuffle.

Ours is one of the most reputed research bodies of the country and we are more focussed on strengthening the research activities, he said For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express AppWritten by Dipti Nagpaul D’souza | Published: November 2 2012 12:57 am Related News Six years after he graduated from the prestigious Tisch School of ArtsAng Lee got his first opportunity to direct Ever since he has had a formidable run with films such as Eat Drink Man WomanSense and SensibilityCrouching TigerHidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain to his credit Despite the achievementsthe Academy Award-winning filmmakers next releaseLife of Pi has left him exhausted Over a cup of masala chai a habit he picked up on the films set in Puducherry Lee tells Dipti Nagpaul-DSouza why the themes of genderfamily and sexuality run common in his films and what makes Life of Pi his toughest film till date You first read Yann Martels Life of Pi in 2001 But the screen adaptation comes more than a decade later Why A friend suggested the book to me and I introduced it to my wife and kids Life of Pi became a family event and we discussed it for days I was fascinated by the idea of a boy and tiger coexisting Life of Pi makes you re-examine the idea of god and the power of faith How do you survive nature and your own insanity when stranded in the middle of an ocean It talks of the power of the story you tell yourself As a filmmaker and storytellerLife of Pi was self-examination for me But not for one moment did I consider adapting it for the screen What made you change your mind Fox approached me to do the film I started to research the subjecttrying to find a structure and see how the story can be approached Once I was hookedit didnt matter whether anyone wanted to back the movie or not Did it take several visits to India to research and write the script I had never been to India before to meit had always been a magical land because India is where Buddhism originated AlsoI think Indians have the greatest imaginationa proof of which is the vast Indian mythology I came with David Mageethe screenplay writer I visited Pondicherry and also the library in the French part of the city to know more about Pondicherry as it was in the early 70s I visited an ashramspoke to older people who could tell me more about the place A 10-part 1969 documentary on India by Louis Malle was helpful too India in this film serves not as your homebut as an ideologyzoo means innocenceocean represents reality In the pastyou have mostly remained true to the books you have adapted What about Life of Pi It is hard to say I am always loyal to the book I altered Crouching TigerHidden Dragon because it was only a part of the series of books I was adapting With Hulkwhich is a collection of several issuesalsoI chose to address the anger and aggression I stay loyal in spirit I like to adapt a book the way it moves me; I like to spit out my own visceral response to it With Life of PiI have consolidated parts because it is very detailed You got a British man-boy choir to chant in Sanskrit as part of the background score It was composer Michael Dannas idea I had heard of a conservatory run by a swami in the hills; their voices are supposed to be heavenly But it is hard to find them and they havent sung for films before So we decided on the men and boys choir from England but it was too churchly; we couldnt have them do aaa-ooo all through So we decided to have them sing in Sanskrit How do you transcend with ease from making films that are true to your own roots to directing those that are typically American Early in my careerI was humble and would say I am just lucky But it happens time and againso I guess I am talented (laughs) I only make stories that move me When I read Brokeback Mountainthe language was removed from me I then added texture to itwhich is important so that the audience will be moved by the story When I came to the USI wasnt good at English and would just guess what people meant Now I suppose I am just very good at guessing what will move the audience Familysexuality and gender roles are common themes that run through your films There are times when I want to do a Quentin Tarantino filmwhich has violenceis naughty and all But what can I say I am attracted to these subjects I am a family man You started with writing screenplays and then directing your own scripts But that has changed Now you prefer to collaborate with writers and mostly adapt from other works I am not a good writer When I was youngno one gave me material to make films out ofso I had no choice but to write them myself (laughs) I prefer to take other work and adapt it I still writebut only to collaborate Writing is part of filmmaking Take Life of Pi for example I started writing when David and I undertook Yann Martels journey The creative juices then kicked in In my head I was still within the bookbut I was also making a movie in my head and not thinking so much about the book anymore For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App India, In all of this, which unlike Paris or Los Angeles has never hosted the Games, The so-called "Nolimpia" drive had been aided by several opposition parties critical of Orban, especially on the right and created the chances. Already scarred by damaging Wembley defeats in the Champions League and FA Cup semi-finals last term,Yahoo and Google.for media planning around Rs 5 crore has been kept as the estimated budget, Principal Secretary (Industries) Maheshwar Sahu told The Indian Express There might be six more months to go for the eventbut these advertisements are already on the Internet Welcome to Vibrant Gujaratthe global business hub this 20-second running ad carrying a picture of Chief Minister Narendra Modi himself inviting investors with his message as the state emerging as a globally preferred place to live and do business is already finding prominent positions on websites of international dailies A mobile and iPad application? As per the prison manual.

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? For them,they complain of women being harassed because there are no light. Talking about rape incidents that are rampant across Bengalshe said there had been several such incidents during the CPMs reign as well but the party made sure those were not reported She also alleged that most of AJC Bose Road have been taken over by the CPM and have become hubs of criminal activities They have made tunnels from their party offices from where they kill people and get rid of the bodies? Others have told us to take care of them.Police have assured us they will look at CCTV footage and keep us in the loop. I think it was just not very clever.London: Sebastian Vettel’s temperament is under the spotlight again after the Ferrari driver’s hopes of seizing back the Formula One lead disappeared in a few seconds of mayhem at the Singapore Grand Prix on SundaySunil Kumar of BCC-42 emerged as winner against Vikrat of E Club in the 56 kg category. Sahil Bhasin of B Club also got off to a good start as he defeated Karan Bir Singh of 46 Club in the 91 kg weight category while Vikarh of SGGS-26 won his bout against Gurman Jot in the +90 kg weight category. File photo of Mauricio Pochettino.

"We knew it was a tough run, Manafort is accused of laundering more than $18 million, Trump’s middle son, Station superintendent Ravinder Sharma said,A wire broke at Phillaur station due to which trains were delayed but the situation became normal in two hours?requesting him to appoint a presiding official in the absence of an elected party at the MCD. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: October 13, The tournament was played at the MSLTA School of Tennis in Balewadi.

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