Tag Archives: Mischa Barton

‘Bhopal A Prayer For Rain’ to close London Asian film festival

‘Described as a troubling and deeply moving account‘ of the 1984 Union Carbide gas Disaster in Bhopal, India that killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands with debilitating health complications, ‘Bhopal A Prayer for Rain’ has been picked as the closing film for the 17th London Asian Film Festival. Starring Mischa Barton, Kal Penn and Martin Sheen , ‘Bhopal […]

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BBC World Service Report on forthcoming film ‘A Prayer For Rain’ and 30th anniversary of disaster.

The much anticipated film, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain is due to be released in the US this week. Inspired by the world’s worst industrial disaster which took place on December 2nd, 1984 when a pesticide leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, Central India killed more than 10,000 people in a few hours. On Sunday the BBC […]

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The BMA mixes with the stars at ‘Bhopal A Prayer For Rain’ screening in New York.

Representatives and campaigners from the Bhopal Medical Appeal were invited to attend a special screening of Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal A Prayer For Rain at the prestigious Plaza Hotel in New York on September the 18th. The film directed by Ravi Kumar  stars Martin Sheen, Kal Penn, Mischa Barton, Tannishtha Chatterji, Fagun Thakar and Rajpal Yadav. Billed as […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.