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The inexpensive independent films Miss Lovely and Beyond All Boundaries took the top prizes at this year’s 11th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles in the best feature film and best documentary feature categories, respectively. The awards were announced Sunday at the ArcLight Theatre in Hollywood at a ceremony preceding the red-carpet closing-night premiere of the Canadian production Midnight’s Children, written by Salman Rushdie, from his acclaimed novel, and directed by Deepa Mehta. Miss Lovely, described as the “most hard-hitting film in the festival” by feature jury spokesperson Bernardo Rondeau of the Los Angeles County Museum
- David Chute
It would be easy for the stars of The Big Bang Theory to rest on their ratings laurels (in its sixth season, the CBS comedy has delivered best ever ratings, positioning it as the likely new number one show on TV) and spend off hours getting fanned with a palm frawn.
But across the board, each actor is using their primetime power to fuel passion projects, the latest being Beyond All Boundaries, a feature film Kunal Nayyar is attempting to finish funding through Kickstarter.
Boundaries, which is seeking backing to finish editing and procure some essential archival footage, tells the stories of 3 Indians -- a penniless superfan, a boy prodigy, and a girl cricketer -- during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. ETonline caught up with Nayyar to find out why this is such a passion project, how his Big Bang Theory cast has helped out and what you can expect from upcoming episodes!
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2 items from 2013
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