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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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.