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Associated PressCANNES, France (AP) — Indian cinema is being feted in Cannes on its 100th birthday. But amid the celebrations, the B-word — "Bollywood" — remains controversial. The French film festival has rolled out the red carpet for Indian cinema...
ReutersCANNES (Reuters) - Indian movie actors and a new wave of directors are on a mission at the Cannes film festival - to show that their industry, which turns 100 this year, is more than just Bollywood. The largest Indian contingent to date is on the...
ReutersCANNES, France (Reuters) - The Cannes film festival conjured up the "Roaring Twenties" on Wednesday with a glamorous opening night premiere of Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", complete with dancers in flapper dresses on the red carpet and umbrellas to...
ReutersMay 06 (TheWrap.com) - F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" tells the story of a man with a shady past who is willing to waste countless millions of dollars in the pursuit of love and respect, so it's no surprise that the story has constantly proven...
ReutersMUMBAI, April 24 (Reuters) - Indian singer Shamshad Begum, whose lilting voice charmed fans of Bollywood films for more than 60 years, has died at the age of 94. The singer's daughter Usha Ratra told local media that Begum died in Mumbai on Tuesday after...
Tags: Mumbai (India), Entertainment, Music, Movies, Radio
World NowThousands of Indians braved monsoon rains this week to mourn Bollywood legend Rajesh Khanna, a former superstar so idolized that female fans once reportedly wrote him letters in their own blood. Khanna first shot to fame as the heartthrob in romantic...
Special to The TimesMaybe it's the trains. Maybe it's the camels. Maybe it's the intermission. No matter: Something about "Eklavya: The Royal Guard" suggests a lost film by David Lean. With some muted echoes of "Hamlet." And a whiff of "Rigoletto." Like so many Indian...
Tags: Sanjay Dutt, Los Angeles, John Anderson, David Lean, Hinduism
Times Staff WriterArjun Sajnani's "The Fire and the Rain" ("Agnivarsha") is an epic of power, love, lust and sacrifice adapted from a play by Girish Karnad and derived from "The Myth of Yavakri," which is part of the ancient "Mahabharata" cycle. Like the recent "Lagaan,"...
Tags: Entertainment, Movies, India, Family, Hinduism
Times Staff WriterReady for a singing and dancing "Reservoir Dogs"? That's what the makers of "Kaante" are hoping India's mass audience is eager to see, and while the Hindi-speaking film industry is looking to the much-delayed movie to give it a boost, it shouldn't...
Tags: Sanjay Dutt, Entertainment, Movies, Theft, Jules Dassin
Zap2It.comWe Americans don't really know them yet, but two of the world's biggest movie stars have just become engaged. Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan got engaged in a private ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 14, reports Reuters. The two actors...
Tags: Entertainment, Movies, New York, Celebrities, Ceremonies
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