Here is the trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s 1981 novel, Midnight’s Children.
The film tells the story of a pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, who grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent’s generation.
Midnight’s Children features an ensemble cast of Satya Bhabha, Shriya Saran, Siddharth Narayan, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Samrat Chakrabarti, Rahul Bose, Soha Ali Khan, Anita Majumdar and Darsheel Safary. Written and directed by Deepa Mehta, who kept the shooting a secret as she feared protests by Islamic fundamentalist groups.
Midnight’s Children opens in theaters on May 3, 2013. Check out the trailer below: