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Bollywood Bids Farewell to Actor and Icon Dev Anand

Legendary Bollywood actor and film-maker Dev Anand passed away in London on Sunday. Anand, who acted in more than 11o films, was 88. With his irresistible good...

Raavan: Scandal Over a Bollywood King Kong

For the lovers of Indian films at home and around the world — and they number in the hundreds of millions — the coming of Raavan held the promise of...

Hollywood Meets Bollywood: Finally, a Love Story?

The new year got off to a good start for Hollywood in Bollywoodland. As expected, the global success of James Cameron's Avatar is also playing out in India: it's...

Bollywood Star Shah Rukh Khan

As international travelers know, there's nothing unusual about airport security officers pulling passengers out of line for extra screening. But that generally...

Ring, Ring, Bollywood Calling!

In 2006, long before Slumdog Millionaire awakened U.S. moviegoers' inner Bollywood, three Americans of Indian heritage nurtured an instinct that digital...

Movie Review: Bollywood Goes East

A veggie-slicing galoot from Delhi goes to China to realize his destiny as a martial-arts master — and just from the synopsis, I'm on board with Chandni Chowk to...

Reflections on Oscar: Bollywood Takes Hollywood

Oscar went international with a vengeance on Sunday night, as the underclass-boy-makes-good fable Slumdog Millionaire took home eight Academy Awards, including...

The Bollywood Strike Hits Festival Season

There's been no lights, camera or action in Bollywood since Wednesday, when roughly 150,000 film workers began a strike to demand better wages, less punishing...

Spielberg's Bollywood Wedding

Steven Spielberg is no stranger to India. He shot part of Close Encounters of the Third Kind here in 1977 and the second Indiana Jones installment was set in a...

Bollywood's Viral Videos

Bollywood is widely known as the world's most prolific movie industry, with about 1,000 films produced every year. But its audience is also one of the most...

Bollywood Changes Its Tune

Chak De India is not your average Bollywood blockbuster. The film, released on August 10, may star Shah Rukh Khan, but the A-list heartthrob plays a disgraced...

When Superstars Feud

Imagine Leonardo DiCaprio publicly slamming Harrison Ford as too old, too last century, and Ford slapping back by questioning DiCaprio's acting abilities. A feud...

Hollywood Loves Bollywood

We were gypsies, Sooni and I. two sisters in saris surrounded by tuxedoed strangers. But instead of taking our Banjara bullock cart to the nearest water hole, we...