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Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Has Died

People Magazine - 17 Jun 2018
As a director, Attenborough made several successful movies, from Oh What a Lovely War! in 1969 to Chaplin and Shadowlands in the 1990s. But his greatest success was Gandhi, a film that was 20 years in the planning and won eight Oscars, including Best ...
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The best places to see dinosaurs in Nottingham and beyond

Nottinghamshire Live - 23 Oct 2018
The 2,500 square metre site is littered with Lost World-themed obstacles ideal for anyone who has dino obsessed kids or indeed grew up themselves on a diet of Richard Attenborough, Sam Neil, Jeff Goldblum and some ground-breaking special effects...
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Gandhi's legacy is no longer secure

History News Network (HNN) - 22 Oct 2018
Some of these reassessments may have been provoked by the halo surrounding Gandhi, which has shone brightly ever since Richard Attenborough's Oscar-winning bio-pic, in 1982. It was only then that bumper-sticker homilies Gandhi never uttered—“Be the ...
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Mira and Sarala Behn: The guardians of our ecological galaxies

Hindustan Times - 21 Oct 2018
Richard Attenborough's film on Gandhi made famous the story of Madeleine Slade, the British admiral's daughter who came to India and attached herself to the Mahatma, changing her name to Mira Behn and courting arrest several times during the freedom ...
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How would Gandhi's celibacy tests with naked women be seen today?

The Guardian - 01 Oct 2018
Popular accounts of Gandhi's life, including Richard Attenborough's biopic, never mentioned it. The facts are that after his wife, Kasturba, died in 1944, Gandhi began the habit of sharing his bed with naked young women: his personal doctor, Sushila ...
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Scientist Stephen Hawking the favourite for new £50 note

Paddy Power News (satire) (press release) (blog) - 17 Oct 2018
Following the Bank of England announcement that the £50 note is set for a makeover, we've priced up who will be on the front of the note. And we make famed prof Stephen Hawking the favourite at 9/1, a tribute to the theoretical physicist who died in ...
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Raaj Grover's tribute to Bollywood - 16 Oct 2018
Some other films Jindal produced include Basu Chatterji's 'Rajnigandha', Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi', Mani Kaul's 'Naukar Ki Kameej', and Sai Paranjpe's 'Katha'. He was also Executive Producer of 'Vara: A Blessing', a romance set in Tamil Nadu, ...
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Richard Attenborough's son opens up about family life

BBC News - 02 Sep 2018
With Richard Attenborough's archive now housed at the University of Sussex, his son Michael speaks publicly about what growing up was like with a famous actor and director for a father, and a famous naturalist as an uncle. For the full story see BBC ...
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Humans of Frome- Paula Hammond

Frome Times - 23 Oct 2018
Her mentor was none other than Sir Richard Attenborough who was a patron. He was an incredible mentor to her and would give one-to-one sessions where he would impart his extensive wisdom on how to apply for money. Equally as wonderful was his wife, ...
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Good Bye, Gandhi!

Mainstream - 19 Oct 2018
India's public broadcaster dutifully screened Richard Attenborough's famous film Gandhi. It shows the Mahatma stopping communal violence in Calcutta by going there and fasting. It shows Gandhi failing to prevent India's Partition on the basis of religion.
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In Memoriam: Gandhi and I

Hindustan Times - 29 Sep 2018
On the other hand, in Richard Attenborough's biopic, Gandhi says to the American journalist who calls him an ambitious man, “I hope not.” That captures the difference between the posturing of the holy robes-and-beards of all eras with the frail man ...
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Mahatma Gandhi, subject of many films, wasn't a film buff himself

National Herald - 30 Sep 2018
Richard Attenborough received an offer from the British Gandhian Motilal Kothari to discuss a film on Gandhi. After a year of the discussion, when Attenborough called on Jawaharlal Nehru in New Delhi to seek his approval, he is quoted as saying ...
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The Untold Story of A Star Is Born - 21 Oct 2018
The wonderful actor director Richard Attenborough, I think, was one who presented it. It means a lot. And because she was so beloved in England, and because English audiences… They were very, very extraordinarily loyal to her. And she filled that ...
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What's on TV: Sunday

The Times - 21 Oct 2018
Anyone who is familiar with Richard Attenborough only as the jovial old fellow seen in Jurassic Park and Miracle on 34th Street should take a look at his utterly creepy portrayal of the serial killer John Christie in this lurid true-crime film. Dir ...

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