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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Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ on demand has pacted to air Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution Internet series "Sorority Forever." Original Web series, from director-producer McG and starring Jessica Rose…
Italo premier and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi put his foot in his mouth last week at a Moscow press conference with Russia's president Dmitry Medvedev discussing U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.
Veteran Bollywood multihyphenate B.R. Chopra, who made socially relevant pics as well as serialized Hindu epic "Mahabharat" for TV, died Nov. 5 in Mumbai. He was 94.
Fox TV Distribution has upped two Euro execs as part of its continued expansion in format and co-distribution for scripted and unscripted programming.
In the golden age of Hindi cinema, Indian thesps such as Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt, Dev and Goldie Anand both directed and acted.
Bollywood crews went on strike in early October, seeking better pay and working conditions. By the end of the month, producers had retaliated with a strike call of their own.
Indian director C.V. Sridhar, 75, helmer of such romantic comedies as "Kadhalikka neramillai," "Kalyana parisu" and "Nenjil oru alayam," died Oct. 20 in Chennai of a heart attack.