Latest Cinema of India Stories

2008-08-12 00:00:29

By Priyanka Dasgupta What impression of India did you get in Pakistan when you were shooting for Ramchand Pakistani? I've been a part of many Indo-Pak peace initiatives. Those across the border have a lot of curiosity about India. Today mainstream Indian films are getting released there.

2008-08-12 00:00:29

By SHARIN WADER Tut-tut, you do not invite Salman Khan to cut the ribbon and inaugurate a new gym and then present him with a blunt scissors to do the job. Especially without his ghar ka Katri(na).

2008-08-08 09:01:05

By Jeff Vice Deseret News BRICK LANE -- ** 1/2 -- Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson; with English subtitles (East Indian dialects); rated PG-13 (profanity, sex, slurs, violence, vulgarity, nude art) Even a single misstep could have turned the British drama "Brick Lane" into one of those predictable, made for the Lifetime cable channel melodramas.

2008-08-06 21:00:21

Please consider an interview with director/writer Dilip Mehta and producer Noemi Weis. These courageous filmmakers made "The Forgotten Woman," a quietly powerful documentary that looks at the destitution and marginalization of 20 million widows in India.

2008-08-04 18:00:34

BOLLYWOOD films on Tyneside are apparently like Number 1 buses in Heaton. You wait for what seems like an eternity for one and then two land at your bus-stop at once.

2008-07-24 09:00:47

CONTACT centre workers added a touch of spice to lunch breaks with a Bollywood dancing class. Professional bhangra dancers, including high-profile actor Amit Jalopara, paid a surprise visit to the Stockton-based Virgin Media centre to teach staff some elaborate moves.

2008-07-18 00:00:24

By AAKANKSHA NAVAL SHETYE Moviegoers are being treated to a new song in Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na after Aamir Khan gave in to demands of his fans on his blog.

2008-07-18 00:00:24

By AFSANA AHMED In a cunning strategy that's new to Bollywood, Shahid Kapoor has done away with a premiere show and private screenings of his new film with Vidya Balan opening tomorrow; instead, the actor is holding special shows today across a chain of multiplexes only meant for college girls.

2008-07-18 00:00:24

By MANDVI SHARMA I'm actually standing in a park, looking at the sky and waiting for my kids to paraglide from a mountain," says Farhan Akhtar over the phone. The director, actor, father of two little girls and now rocker says that he'd love to give more time to his kids.

2008-07-18 00:00:24

After a dud like Vaana, Meera Chopra is pinning her hopes on her forthcoming film with director Chandra Sidharth of Aa Naluguru fame. She is teaming up with young actor Sharwanand, who shot to fame with Gamyam.

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