Over the years, many bold and controversial directors have made equally controversial movies.
Pakistani producers and actors have come out in support of the decision to restrict Indian content on Pakistani Channels
The latest drama to hit India's television screens, Firangi Bahu ("Foreign Daughter-in-Law"), is a tale of culture clash and changing social norms.
Our boring, apolitical superstars
It’s tremendous that we’ve reached a time where older actresses can find opportunities like these.
Aamir Khan has been felicitated with a prestigious US award in recognition of his successful effort to create debate on country's pressing social problems through his popular TV show Satyamev Jayate.
Manganiyar women singers break with tradition
TV trends indicate a rise in popularity for the mythology and history genres.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner singer had given several hits songs during his several decades long career.
Behind their pretty made up faces they hide a lot of scars and bruises.
he age-old profession of pottery that binds together 700 families of the Kumhar Gram, the capital's largest potter's colony in west Delhi.
The ban on sex toys is just one of these archaic senseless exercises in legislating morality or at least the appearance of morality
Stan Lee, the co-creator of world’s most popular superheroes like Spider-Man announced a partnership that will bring to life his first ever Indian superhero, Chakra.
India’s tough censorship policy has cost its people a wide range of visual pleasures, but even so, its latest blow would have been difficult to anticipate.
Monojit Lahiri wonders whether B-town takes research and accuracy seriously while tackling themes on history, biopics or well known events.
Allegedly his speech was inspired by British author JK Rowling's speech that she made at Harvard in 2008.
Fusion music of any kind or world music is the coming together of two different streams of music.
Actress Priyanka Chopra has topped the list of the most dangerous celebrities in the Indian cyberspace this year
Legendary artist MF Husain’s landmark painting ‘Bhopal’, which depicts the horrors of the 1984 gas leak tragedy in the Indian city, is set to be auctioned here, with a pre-sale estimate of up to 300,000 pounds.
A two-hour documentary about real stories set against the backdrop of the Maha Kumbh Mela festival emerged as the favourite Indian title at the recently held 38th Toronto International Film Festival
The success of “Slumdog Millionaire,”created an industry of fixers, researchers, and line producers who specialize in finding a cast of characters the visitors demand.
Sampath has made the voices of a bygone era accessible in digital format through an online archive of old and rare gramophone recordings.
The Film Federation of India will sift through applications starting 17 Sep and announce its decision on 22 Sep
Although most buyers at these auctions are Indians there’s growing interest among non-Indian collectors.
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was the guest of honour at a reception hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron's wife
A concert by renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Kashmir, where separatist groups are fighting New Delhi’s rule, was mired in controversy on Sunday, posing potential diplomatic embarrassment for Germany, whose ambassador organised the event.
this pool of about 150 dancers defeats disability through an inspirational and endearing show of dance and drama.
A faceless extra until a few years ago, Nawaz today is a respected and renowned presence in Bollywood.
Renowned conductor Zubin Mehta's planned concert in Indian-administered Kashmir has run into controversy with separatists and human rights activists opposing it. The BBC's Geeta Pandey reports from Srinagar.
Even the movie’s professed central theme, the plot to assassinate the former prime minister, is short on details and sounds almost laughably simple and prosaic.
The chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, has backed noted musician Zubin Mehta's upcoming concert in the state amid calls by some separatist leaders to cancel the event, media reports say.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Rekha are likely to come together for Anees Bazmee’s upcoming comedy film Welcome Back.
It's a bizarre case of a concert becoming controversial in a land known for poets, singers and musicians for ages
Zubin Mehta, the renowned Mumbai-born conductor of Western classical music, is going to perform in Srinagar, the summer capital of conflict-torn Indian-administered-Kashmir
The rise, fall and stubborn survival of Filmfare
Kal Penn has been tweeting his support for New York’s stop-and-frisk policy.
A community of about 40,000 people in and around Jaisalmer, the Merasi have traditionally, and insultingly, been called “manganiyars”, or beggars.
A $5 million gift to the India studies centre at a New York University is set to make it one of the pre-eminent resource centres for the study of Indian culture and civilisation in the US.
I look at these new age kids with their Angry birds and Ninja Hattori (at least cover your face, you’re a bloody ninja) and feel sad. What sporting legacy are we leaving behind?
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