Latest Bollywood Stories
By NIRMALA GOVINDARAJAN Indian cinema doesn't motivate change, observes author / cinephile M K Raghavendra. "Stories are related in the passive voice, things happen to the characters and they respond.
By Anuradha Varma Remember mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent, who turns into Superman to rescue damsels in distress? Well, don't judge a book by its cover, not even in real life. For instance, your tour operator could be a Bollywood villain in an alter ego.
By Meena Iyer Until very recently, it was terribly infra dig to be a film scribe. And one doesn't have to be Einstein to figure why anyone associated with Tinselville was treated like an outcaste.
By LAURA CAPITANO The first time I saw the term "Bollywood" in print, I thought it was a big ol' typo. No sir, it's really the term for the Hindi branch of India's cinematic tree.
Twentieth Century Fox ventures into Asia LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Twentieth Century Fox said Wednesday it has established a studio in India, heralding its venture into Asia.
By Joan Dupont The Toronto festival has always been rich ground for films from India.
AN ERDINGTON Bollywood dance club has honoured one of its students after she became a dancing star in her own right. Angela Whitehead, aged 53, has won the Student of the Year award for the second year running at Hina and Company Bollywood dance classes.
By SANAT SAVANAL Not long ago, Bollywood films always came up with tried and tested music. Now, with the boom in Indipop, times have surely changed. Some Indipop stars like Kunal Ganjawala, Vasundhara Das, Lucky Ali and others have blown us away with unforgettable songs.
By Kaveree Bamzai Anyone find anything odd in Bollywood celebrating its recent "Hollywood " coups? Happy because it got Snoop Dogg, a man well known for running into trouble for possession of marijuana and guns, and for having been a professional pimp for two years, to sing a song for Singh is Kinng? Over the moon that Kareena Kapoor was made an offer to act in a film directed by Daniel Silverman who, according to her over-heated publicity machine, directed The Devil Wears Prada and The...
By BARKHA MATHUR This talented actress may not have been cast in lead roles, but, Shifaali Shah sure dominates the frames, which have her playing a part. The actress, who began her career with some inspiring performances on television, is now seen in powerful cameos on the big screen.
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