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Movie Review: Trishna

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Gorgeously shot and acted with aching tragic truthfulness, Michael Winterbottom's Trishna is a romance of depth and feeling.

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Police Solve Mystery of Missing Bollywood Star And Her Family | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Police in India have recovered the skeletal remains of half-a-dozen people from a pit at missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan's luxury Igatpuri farmho...

Bollywood Action Hero Dies At 84

AP | Posted 07.12.2012 | Home

MUMBAI, India -- Bollywood action hero Dara Singh, best known for his TV portrayal of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman, died at his Mumbai home on Thursda...

Cameron Bailey Brings Mumbai to the 2012 TIFF | Part Two

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

In Part 2 of this interview, Bailey discusses how to change the future of Hindi cinema, which up-and-coming Indian stars to look out for and why Indian women in film have it so tough.

Bollywood Star Ends Mystery Over Granddaughter's Name

AP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

NEW DELHI — Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his superstar son and daughter-in-law have named their baby girl Aaradhya. Speculation abo...

Bollywood Goes Motown

Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

The music of Bollywood is coming to Detroit. Bollywood is the nickname given to the cinema industry in Mumbai, India, which is known worldwide for...

Satyamev Jayate: Truth Is God In India's Phenomenal TV Show

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 07.14.2012 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

In the past few days, "Satyamev Jayate" has become one of the most searched, tweeted, shared, liked and talked about terms in India. But the reason for this is not a sudden outbreak of spiritual contemplation.

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Has Oscar Heat

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

At last a film celebrating the last years of life in blazing glory set in the joyful splendor of Udaipur, India. The writing is witty and quick, while the scenery is lush with an abundance of flowers in bold primary colors.

'The Amazing Race': Bollywood Dance Too Much For The Men

Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

On a trip to India, a Bollywood style challenge proved a huge difference for the men of "The Amazing Race" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on CBS). Of the five remai...

Bollywood Actress Reportedly Beheaded By Co-Stars

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

Bollywood actress Meenakshi Thapar reportedly has been gruesomely killed by two of her co-stars in a failed attempt to extort money from her family. ...

Indian Film Festival Brings Two Cultures Together

Anam Syed | Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Anam Syed

It's a cinematic story you've heard a million times before: girl moves to the big city, falls in love with the magic of film, establishes the bridge between the world's two strongest industries. Wait, what?

The Business of Fashion in Bombay: Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.19.2012 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Lakme Fashion Week saw some exciting shows from a handful of noteworthy young designers.

Manish Malhotra: The Crowned Prince of Indian Style

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.30.2012 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

No name says Indian fashion quite like Manish Malhotra. In person, Malhotra's talent is only equaled by his charm. Although he's a legend, thus betraying his long standing in the industry, he is agelessly fresh and utterly cute.

Shakira Eyes Starring Role In Bollywood Film

Posted 02.06.2012 | Latino Voices

After all the hip shaking and belly dancing, it only makes sense that Shakira is now considering Bollywood. According to reports by The Daily Rec...

Blogging in Bombay: Miss Malini Builds a Business

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home
Marissa Bronfman

Malini Agarwal is India's most famous blogger; an independent, effervescent young woman who has turned a hobby into a business, desire into reality and a whole lot of passion into an enormously successful brand.

My Own Private Bollywood

Sarah Khan | Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment
Sarah Khan

After the Slumdog boom, Bollywood has become more Hollywood -- and looks like it's in America to stay.

'I Am Singh' Addresses Hate Crimes After 9/11

Ankita Rao | Posted 02.05.2012 | Religion
Ankita Rao

Despite an obvious flair for the dramatic, Indian actor-director Puneet Issar chose a New York City mosque rather than the red carpet to premier his Hindi film, "I Am Singh."

Bollywood Icon Dev Anand Dies

AP | KATY DAIGLE | Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

NEW DELHI — Bollywood star Dev Anand, a charismatic and flamboyant Indian film fixture for more than a half-century, has died of a heart attack ...

Bollywood Icon Dies At 88

Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

By KATY DAIGLE, The Associated Press NEW DELHI — Bollywood star Dev Anand, a charismatic and flamboyant Indian film fixture for more than a half-...

Big in Bollywood (That's What Friends Are For)

George Heymont | Posted 01.31.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

People spend a lot of time obsessing about funding for the arts, the political controversies surrounding provocative works of art, and the myriad challenges of building new and younger audiences for the arts. What often gets overlooked in these discussions is the pure joy that artists create for their audiences.

Real-Life ‘Slumdog Millionaire': Man Wins Indian Game Show's Top Prize | David MOYE | Posted 12.27.2011 | Weird News

A young man from one of India's poorest regions won $1 million on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire." Hmm, where have we heard this one before? No you...

Banned: Indian Actress Caught in Sex Scandal

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

It would be a hoot and a half if anyone in Hollywood lost their job over allegations of infidelity. By most estimates, Tinseltown would become a ghost town. Too bad thirty year old Nikita Thukral is based in India, then.

In Bollywood, Female Directors Find New Respect

The New York Times | Posted 11.07.2011 | Women

The director Zoya Akhtar laughs as she tells the story of the Steadicam operator who worked on her first film, “Luck by Chance.” He had earlier wo...

The Sky's the Limit for Bollywood Boulevard's Veronica Chail

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 11.02.2011 | Media
Marissa Bronfman

In a very short time spent with this media maven it was clear to me that there's absolutely no stopping her -- the sky's the limit -- and after reading the interview below I'm sure you'll feel the same.

The 'Elvis Of India' Shammi Kapoor Passes Away

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.14.2011 | Home

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Versatile Indian actor Shammi Kapoor has died after a long career in Bollywood. He was 79. His doctor Bhupendra Gandhi says ...