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Maggie Gyllenhaal opens orphanage in India

Last updated on: November 9, 2010 15:39 IST

Maggie Gyllenhaal opens orphanage in India

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Hollywood couple Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have recently opened a village for orphaned and abandoned children in India.

The SOS Children's Village set up in Alibaug village, will accommodate 140 children, who will live in small groups in individual family houses and go to a nearby school.

The couple, which is the global brand ambassadors of SOS International, said they were overwhelmed by the response they received when they visited the village.

'I've never been greeted like this by anyone, I've never seen anything like this,' Sky News quoted Gyllenhaal as saying.

'I tried not to have any expectations... I have never been to India before so I didn't know what to expect. It's exceeded anything I could have imagined,' she added.

Sarsgaard said he is optimistic that the village will change the lives of those who live there.

'Everyone involved really believes in what they are doing. There is a real sense that this is different... the way everyone reacts and participates is ideal,' he said.

The couple toured the village and met the families living there before they were treated to a traditional dance at a dedication ceremony.

The village has been built in partnership with lifestyle brand Esprit.

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The late King of pop was so paranoid about new material being leaked online, he sang the songs for his first album since 2001's 'Invincible' over a mobile phone directly to his producers.

 

'A large chunk of the album came from voice mails,' the Sun quoted a source as saying.

 

'Michael was certain new stuff would get out so he decided to sing lyrics down the phone. After Michael's death last year there were question marks over whether the messages would be able to be used.

 

'Record bosses were worried whether it would come off at all. Luckily it did, but it hasn't been an easy process,' the source said.

 

Sony has spent a fortune analysing the tracks to make sure they are genuine. They have also spent about 5million pounds buying them from a series of people who claimed co-writing credits.

 

The first single from the album -- called 'Michael', out on December 13 and sure to be the Christmas number one -- was released online on Monday.

 

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Source: ANI