SA filmmaker Anant Singh gets International Olympic Organisation nomination

2016-06-03 22:26

South African film director and producer Anant Singh says he is excited and honoured to be nominated as a member of the International Olympics Committee.

Mandela movie praised for Golden Globe win

2014-01-13 15:00

A song by Irish rock group U2 composed for the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom has won a Golden Globe award, the film's producer Anant Singh has said in a statement.

Filmmaker tells of shocking Mandela audience

2013-12-08 09:52

What should have been film-maker Anant Singh’s moment of glory turned into a nightmare when he had to face his audience at the UK royal premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and inform them of the icon’s death.

Mandela film breaks box office records in SA

2013-12-06 20:00

A movie depicting the life of Nelson Mandela has become South Africa's highest grossing picture after its opening last week, its producers have said.

Mandela film producer buys peace icon's memorabilia

2013-11-28 14:58

Anant Singh has paid R950 000 for some of Nelson Mandela's personal belongings, including a famous photo.

Mandela film cost over R300m to make

2013-11-02 17:00

The film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" cost just over R350 million to make, film-maker Anant Singh says.

Oppenheimer's death a loss to SA - Singh family

2013-10-24 14:45

The death of Bridget Oppenheimer is not only a loss to the racing industry but to the country as a whole, Anant and Vanashree Singh say.

'Mandela with muscles' wows in Toronto

2013-09-09 14:01

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival with a heavy dose of reverence for its subject, and a few extra pounds of muscle, too.

Mandela movie gets ready for world stage

2013-09-05 15:38

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has lauded producer Anant Singh for his film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, which is due to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

First look: Mandela movie poster

2013-05-20 13:11

The first teaser poster for the long-awaited Nelson Mandela biographical film, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival.


Long Walk to Freedom wins Iran film award

2014-09-26 08:39

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom won the award for best film at the International Film Festival of Resistance in Tehran, Iran, the film's producer Anant Singh has said.

Mandela film gets 3 Golden Globe nominations

2013-12-13 08:20

A film about the life of former president Nelson Mandela titled Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom has received three Golden Globe nominations.

William Nicholson wished Mandela watched biopic

2013-12-07 13:00

Screenwriter William Nicholson wishes Nelson Mandela could have seen Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom before his untimely death.

Mandela movie rakes in R4m at SA box office

2013-12-02 20:03

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom has emerged as the highest grossing film in South Africa this past weekend, earning over R4m.

Pirated copies of Mandela sold on streets not even the actual movie

2013-11-19 10:55

Pirated 'copies' of the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom movie being sold on Johannesburg's streets are in fact copies of a Nelson Mandela documentary.

Mandela not ill, just old: Sexwale

2013-11-02 14:50

Former president Nelson Mandela is no longer ill, African National Congress stalwart Tokyo Sexwale says.

Mandela film to be screened in US schools

2013-10-16 07:58

The film based on the life of former president Nelson Mandela, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, will be introduced to American classrooms, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has said.

Cashing in on Mandela well-wishers

2013-09-08 15:41

For one entrepreneur, the trips of well-wishers to ex-president Nelson Mandela's Houghton home is proving profitable.

Mandela movie to be released in November

2013-05-28 07:54

A film based on Nelson Mandela's bestselling autobiography Long Walk to Freedom starring British actor Idris Elba as Madiba will be released in November, producers have said.

Singer to play Makeba in Mandela movie

2013-03-18 20:43

South African singer Nomfusi Gotyana is set to play the late Miriam Makeba in Anant Singh's upcoming film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

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