THE WORLDPOST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bollywood Heads In New Direction With Young Directors, Inventive Story Lines

NEW DELHI, India: For years, India has been trumpeting the advent of revolutionary new films that turn the cliches of Bollywood on their head; twins separated at birth, "Six Million Dollar Man"-type special effects, ludicrous fight scenes and, of course, the songs. But most of the films that the industry hailed as creative were lifted from Hollywood, like "Kaante," a 2002 rip-off of "Reservoir Dogs" that somehow managed to be utterly terrible despite copying Tarantino almost shot for shot.

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