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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.

2009-05-30 13:26:00

Child actors Azharuddin Ismail Shaikh and Rubina Ali, known for their roles in Slumdog Millionaire, now have permanent homes, an Indian official says. Ashok Chavan, chief minister for the Indian state of Maharashtra, said in a statement he will use his post's discretionary quota to allot homes in northwest Mumbai to the child actors and their families, Thaindia News reported Friday. The chief minister's secretrariat said in the statement the nearly $8,500 cost of each of the homes will be...

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.

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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

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.

2009-04-13 10:31:00

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Saavn (www.saavn.com), the largest digital distributor of Bollywood entertainment, announced today that Rishi Malhotra has been appointed president and COO of Saavn, and partner in [212]MEDIA.

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2009-04-03 14:15:02

A group of Bollywood film producers says it plans to go on strike after failing to reach a profit-sharing deal with Indian multiplex owners. The Press Trust of India said the film producers are to go on strike Saturday for an indefinite amount of time.

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2009-03-07 16:30:00

India's movie industry is poised to take advantage of the success of Slumdog Millionaire and expand globally, experts say.

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2009-02-23 08:43:53

Public celebrations broke out in India as the Mumbai-set, feel-good movie Slumdog Millionaire won eight Oscars, including best picture, CNN said. Smile Pinky, which was also made in India, earned the best short documentary prize at the 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night, which was Monday morning in India. This is the finest hour of Indian cinema in the global scenario, Anand Sharma, India's junior external affairs minister, told CNN. I cannot describe this...

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2009-01-22 13:21:43

India’s slow-growing animation and gaming industry could hit 1.3 billion this year with the help of the country’s first 3D videogame, inspired by a hit Bollywood thriller about a man with short-term amnesia.