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The multimillion dollar Sundance deals for Indian-origin women filmmakers

Updated : April 28, 2019 09:06 AM IST

Gurinder Chadha’s 'Blinded by the Light' went for a whopping $15 million to Warner Brothers’ New Line Films. The next biggest sale at Sundance was Mindy Kaling and Nisha Ganatra’s 'Late Night' which sold also for a chunky figure—$ 13 million to Amazon.
'Blinded by the Light' is based on 'Greetings from Bury Park', a memoir by journalist Sarfraz Manzoor on his growing up years in Luton, England as an immigrant from Pakistan.
'Late Night' revolves around a legendary powerful female late night talk show host played by Emma Thompson whose show is about to be canceled due to falling ratings unless she changes things around quickly.
The multimillion dollar Sundance deals for Indian-origin women filmmakers

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