In 1977, the world premiere of "The Chess Players" by Indian great Satyajit Ray at the London Film Festival was in danger of being canceled because the print wasn't subtitled. Lead Saeed Jaffrey…
The current story of Indian cinema is that of unprecedented growth and rapid change. In 2011, consulting firm KPMG predicted a 7% growth rate in India's domestic theatrical sector for 2012. Instead…
Looking to bridge the gap between Bollywood and Hollywood, Original Entertainment has closed a five-picture deal with Millennium Films for Bollywood remakes of “Rambo,” “The Expendables,” “16 Blocks,”…
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap looked pretty relaxed at the April 9 kickoff for the Indian Film Festival Los Angeles, where his "Gangs of Wasseypur" was the opener. On the Arclight red carpet, the helmer…
Indie Indian cinema has finally come of age on the international fest scene, and no film better demonstrates this than "Ship of Theseus."
The fourth installment of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival will feature a special tribute to the cinema of India, fest organizers announced Thursday.
Song & dance fades to Bollywood background
Indian cinema is so much more than Bollywood, the term referring to those Hindi films made in Mumbai, nee Bombay.
"Indian Cinemas: From North to South" contextualizes the major, and very separate, non-Bollywood film industries spread out across the lingually diverse subcontinent.
Madhu Jain's "The Kapoors: The First Family of Indian Cinema" is a good read for anyone interested in Bollywood, the Hindi-language film industry. The Kapoors, beginning with patriarch Prithviraj…