Tamil comedian Nagesh, known as the Indian Jerry Lewis, died Jan. 31 in the south Indian city of Chennai. He was 76.
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The economy may not be rebounding just yet, but the kudos scene sure is.
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" added another kudo to its list of honors on Sunday as it was named one of the year's eight "Moments of Significance" by the AFI.
In a year where just about every indicator seemed to point downward, Variety has found another one: Awards.
For Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire," A.R. Rahman didn't have to compose as much as he would for a Bollywood film, since the songs worked as the score.
Many filmmakers are eager to make projects tied to current affairs, but Indian director Sandip Ray ("Target") is calling for a red light on pics based on the recent Mumbai siege.
Indian actor M.N. Nambiar, who frequently played the bad guy in Tamil films, died Nov. 19 in Chennai, India. He was 92.
Brit director Danny Boyle, who'd never been to India before filming "Slumdog Millionaire," tried to show auds the essence of the subcontinent. The film's kinetic opening sequence, in which two boys…
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