Bollywood

Bollywood’s “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” sets records, gets extension

Bollywood’s “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” sets records, gets extension

After almost 20 years, a popular Bollywood film is ending its record setting run.  Or is it?   The beloved film that was ending its record-breaking 1,009-week run at a Mumbai cinema will now keep rolling after a public outcry for its continued screening.   The romantic comedy “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, which translates as […]

Has Bollywood Danced and Sang away Its Future?

The brilliant actor Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire ) has criticized Bollywood for a lack of creativity, which he says is stifling the industry . “I think the songs are being used unimaginatively,” he told the press. “Earlier, in the 50s and 60s, we had our own unique language and the songs were used in a […]

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan found dead in Mumbai

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who was found dead at her home in the city of Mumbai, is believed to have killed herself, a police post-mortem has ordered Police say no suicide note has been found and they are seeking information from her neighbors. The actress, 25, made her debut in 2007 with Amitabh Bachchan in […]

Hurray For Bollywood. (100 Years of Cinema)

Happy 100th Birthday Of Bollywood.   Indian cinema began 100 years ago – although the term ‘Bollywood’ was only coined many years later. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke’s black-and-white silent film Raja Harischandra was screened in Mumbai on 3 May, 1913. It is a tale of a righteous Indian king who never told a lie. Many say […]

No Hooray For Bollywood, Actor Sanjay Dutt Returns To Jail.

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has said he will return to prison for his conviction over the 1993 Mumbai blasts. The actor has been on bail since 2007 when he appealed against his original sentence of six years. Last week, the Supreme Court reduced it to five years. An emotional Dutt told reporters that he would […]