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2009-09-17 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the online auto insurance company, today announced the launch of its Bollywood-inspired music video spot. The 90-second spot airs now through October exclusively on IFC during the network's "Wake Up To Bollywood" film block, a special presentation of Bollywood films airing every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. ET/PT. "In creating this music video with our longtime animation partner, Special Agent Productions, Esurance is proud to support the...

2009-08-16 00:16:23

Shah Rukh Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, said Saturday he believes he was held by security at a New York-area airport because of his Muslim name. Khan, who recently completed a movie about a Muslim man being mistaken for a terrorist in the United States, said he was detained for two hours at Newark International Airport, the New York Daily News reported. I was really being hassled, perhaps because of my name being Khan, he said. These guys wouldn't let me through. Khan has signed a...

2009-07-27 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Asha for Education, San Francisco today announced that it shall host the annual "Film Festival of Hope" on August 15 from 1 pm-12 am in San Francisco. Through blockbuster Bollywood films, documentary films and a festive atmosphere, this festival will paint a picture for improving the lives of underprivileged kids in today's India with a 'hope' of bringing them a better tomorrow. Asha San Francisco has brought together an exciting line-up of films this...

2009-07-16 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced the recent launch of its Bollywood Casting Call, in partnership with IFC and Saavn, the world's largest digital distributor of Bollywood entertainment. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/esurance/34370/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090716/NY47370 ) Visitors to http://www.esurance.com/Bollywood will have the chance to...

2009-07-01 14:45:00

State Farm(R) is sending one talented singer to the silver screens of India NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have what it takes to sing in a Bollywood movie? Prove your chops are best in the first-ever Bollywood singing competition. Hosted by Saavn, the world's largest marketer and distributor of Bollywood entertainment, and sponsored by State Farm; one winner from the US will be given the chance to fulfill the dream of singing on-screen in a Bollywood musical. The winner will be...

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2009-06-15 07:37:19

Jodhaa Akbar was named best picture at the seven-hour-long International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony in Macau, China. The movie about a Mughal king's love for a Hindu princess picked up a total of six prizes, including the best actor honor for Hrithik Roshan and the best director gong for Ashutosh Gowariker. The film also took the awards for best song lyrics, best music direction and best male playback singer, the BBC said. Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra won the best actress title...

2009-05-07 10:14:00

The World's Largest Distributor of Bollywood Entertainment Releases Five Films for Free Online Streaming NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Saavn, the world's largest digital distributor and marketer of Bollywood entertainment and Hulu, an online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at Hulu.com and other online destination sites -- all for free, anytime in the U.S., have teamed up to stream Bollywood films. The initial launch will include five contemporary hits from India,...

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2009-05-06 11:15:25

Nigeria passed Hollywood as the world's second-largest film producer after India's Bollywood, the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said. A UNESCO Institute for Statistics survey released this week said India's Bollywood film industry produced 1,091 feature-length films in 2006. In comparison, Nigeria's Nollywood moviemakers made 872 productions while the United States produced 485 major motion pictures. Film and video production are shining examples of how cultural...

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2009-05-05 15:27:25

Hollywood's 20th Century Fox is suing Bollywood's BR Films over what it has described as an unauthorized remake of its 1992 big-screen comedy My Cousin Vinny. The BBC said Fox is suing the Indian company for $1.42 million in Mumbai's High Court, claiming the dialogue and story for Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai are too close to the American version, which co-starred Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei. BR Films has denied the allegations, arguing its film is original because the characters and settings are...

2009-04-13 22:53:00

LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulu Watumull and Mukesh Assomull today announced they have partnered with American Empire Media Group of Los Angeles, California to kick off the new Bollywood Indian television game show "Bollywood Squares." The partnership will release details for the game show for the 2010-2011 season, at an event to be held in Mumbai, India, September 25, 2009. The show is planned to be a grand collaboration of a wealth of talent to be assembled in India. Gulu...


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