Five years in the making, "The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey" is thesp Aamir Khan's follow-up to his Oscar-nommed "Lagaan." But while the film did boffo biz since its Aug. 15 opening, like India's…
Wishing upon big stars, Disney and the Make-a-Wish Foundation teamed up Saturday on the Disney Magic cruise ship to give kids a chance to meet and play with their favorite athletes and celebs.
Stephen Sondheim turned 75 last March, but the celebration continued Friday at the Hollywood Bowl, where the composer was serenaded by a sellout crowd of 17,000, including Barbra Streisand and Warren…
The Hollywood Bowl made amends to Frank Sinatra posthumously on Friday -- opening night of the 2005 season -- by inducting him into its Hall of Fame.
David Hare's "Stuff Happens" jumped the Atlantic for its U.S. preem at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles on June 5. Playing to a strictly blue state crowd, the play drew hisses from the aud as…
Mira Nair directorIndia-born helmer Nair’s “Salaam Bombay” (1988) earned an Oscar nom for foreign-lingo film, one of only three for the country’s films. Among other notable pics she’s made are…
The Bollywood aesthetic has been on the Western fringe for years, but pics like "Monsoon Wedding," "Bride and Prejudice" and even "Moulin Rouge" and "Vanity Fair" have fueled filmmakers' crossover…
Early during the live auction Thursday for the United Friends of the Children at the BevHilton came a telling moment. As bidders inched up by $500 and $1,000 on a culinary feast prepared by five top…
Hollywood may sneer at colorizing films, but Bollywood is taking a shot at it with a digitized reworking of 1960 classic "Mughal-e-Azam" ("The Great Emperor").
In the heart of the Middle East, a few hundred miles from the tanks and terrorist bombings of Gaza and Iraq, a glittering Western oasis is rising.
Bollywood is nervous about the extradition of crime boss Abu Salem from Portugal to India to face charges in the Mumbai blast cases of 1993. Several directors, thesps and film financers are likely to…