Though India embraced globalisation back in 1991, the process took 18 years to permeate into the Indian film industry — popularly known as Bollywood.
The Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s ongoing restoration of the Qutb Shahi necropolis in Hyderabad is one of the most ambitious conservation projects undertaken in India
The "unique" strip of four ten-rupee stamps is considered the most important and desirable item of post-Indian independence philately.
The promoters of the movie claim that it would be the costliest Indian movie and made in Hollywood style .
For over 40 years, the Ramsays have churned out a steady supply of ‘daayans’ and ‘chudails’, creaky staircases and haunted houses.
International tourism boards were also seen leveraging social media feeds of Bollywood actors to promote destinations, cuisines and fun activities.
Fundamental challenges for female-centric projects remain despite high-voltage action carried off single-handedly by stray Bollywood heroines.
Rehana Sultan was the victim of typecasting, her obvious talent ignored because of her 'sexy' scenes
Bollywood might not always make the most inspirational cinema, but it does not fail to take inspiration from around the world.
Shah Rukh, at the age of 51, is at the risk of losing his mojo. He has been unable to reinvent himself.
Bolllywood is one of the biggest movie industries in the world, but critics say that getting a break into films is extremely difficult.
Although food has so many meanings in Indian culture, the sensual pleasures of food have not been fully explored in cinema.
The not-so-obvious reasons why our movies travel abroad
Famed Indian-origin South African cartoonist Nanda Soobben has been asked by the country’s Education Department to shut his design school.
Sunny Puwar was the co-star in Lion, the story of a little boy who goes missing in India.
An exhibition on the Jewish community in India threw light on the close links that the community had with the Hindi film industry.
Several events have been planned across Britain and India to mark the year of culture
A new generation of Indian origin musicians is strumming universal melodies.
The introduction of web-series across the United States, Europe and now also in India as an alternate to what TV or cinema provides has growing appeal for the new generation.
The NRI travel guide to hottest spots Delhi during the winter.
One-fifth of the world’s population is South Asian. And it’s represented in the global film industry by one woman, Priyanka Chopra.
Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra upped the glam quotient with her high fashion sense, charm and personality at the 89th Academy Awards.
India's film board has refused to certify a Hindi-language film which has already won acclaim at film festivals.
The UK-India Year of Culture was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s November 2015 visit to London but the Brexit vote has prompted extra focus.
Sandeep Das, the child prodigy from Patna, is the new Grammy-winning tabla icon.
Saif Ali Khan on ‘Rangoon’, and finding focus in his 40s
Renowned Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor is among 200 artists, musicians and writers who have joined a global coalition against the rise of right-wing populism around the world.
Cash subsidy and single-window clearance are among key reasons for Bollywood’s newfound affinity towards Uttar Pradesh.
Justin Bieber, YouTube’s biggest import to the world of music, will perform in India for the first time at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on 10 May.
With a little skill and technique, ikat gives you the flexibility and the freedom to modify in several forms.
The 59th Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles warranted a special drum roll for India, with two Indian tabla artistes featuring in the list of final honours.
he reception is expected to attract hundreds of guests from across various fields in the UK and India
Shah Rukh Khan started the trend as early as the mid-90s and even today remains fairly ahead of the pack among Bollywood actors when it comes to wooing NRIs
From casting films for Mira Nair and Wes Anderson to working on the Oscar-nominated ‘Lion’, Tess Joseph continues to have a charmed career
The temple town of Madurai offers south India’s most prominent canvas of history
While Arnab Goswami’s fans may be waiting for his reappearance on the TV screen with Republic TV, the question is if he will be able to recreate the magic of The Newshou
Pakistan has banned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest movie, Raees, its distributor in Pakistan says.
India is the flavour of the New Year in London as the UK-India Year of Culture celebrations kicked off in Britain
Bollywood is pretty much a mishmash of world music; we have every genre from classical to ‘qawwali’ to Sufi to rock to dance, in one basket
A Photographer on how Indians love Bollywood and include stars in everyday situations.