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
An exhibition on the Jewish community in India threw light on the close links that the community had with the Hindi film industry.
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.
Saif Ali Khan on ‘Rangoon’, and finding focus in his 40s
Cash subsidy and single-window clearance are among key reasons for Bollywood’s newfound affinity towards Uttar Pradesh.
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
Pakistan has banned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest movie, Raees, its distributor in Pakistan says.
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.
The four-month ban was imposed after Indian soldiers were killed in September and Pakistani militants were blamed.
There is more to the viability of old hits as a marketing option than just instant recall value.
Bollywood director and talk show host Karan Johar's autobiography has kicked off a loud debate on being gay in India
He was the tiny boy from a poor family in India who fell asleep on a train and woke up 1,000 miles from home.
The court in the city of Jodhpur said the prosecution had been unable to prove that Khan used firearms to kill endangered black bucks two decades ago.
Pakistan has allowed screening of Indian films after 4 months.In a tit-for-tat, it banned Indian films after Uri attack.
Who can match the seething sub-inspector from Mumbai’s Gol Chowki police station?
First-World Yoga Names and what they say about an anxiety to fit in with a globalized world
A biographical sports drama about two female wrestlers led by superstar Aamir Khan has become the unlikely highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time.
Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66.
Is Bollywood’s once-famed Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb heading for oblivion? We’ll have to wait and watch.
Priyanka Chopra is one of the presenters at the upcoming 74th annual Golden Globe Awards.
It was a tempestuous year for the Hindi film industry, marked by bans, closures, foreign invasions and the odd Cinderella story.
What could possibly go wrong when a top Bollywood couple name their newborn baby boy after a 14th Century conqueror?
The baby has been named Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi, Kapoor and her actor husband Saif Ali Khan announced in a statement.
Major cinemas in Pakistan have agreed to end a ban on Indian films imposed when relations between the two countries deteriorated in September.
Aamir Khan’s Dangal has easily been one of the most awaited films of 2016.
It could be a double whammy for Indian music maestro AR Rahman once again at the Academy Awards as his work for Pele: Birth of a Legend has found a spot in the list of Oscar contenders for the year.
The cultural bond between India and the UK is unravelling, thanks to harsher visa rules and Brexit.
After winning People’s Choice Best Actress Award In 2016, Priyanka Chopra gets nominated again.
Licensed or not, if Bollywood is doing so much of copying, how about copying the good things as well?
The historic event that unfolded inside Watson’s Hotel in Mumbai on 7 July 1896.
This fascination for Bollywood is so evident that ad-makers are trying to cash in on the trend.
How Raj Kapoor, the ‘Charlie Chaplin of India’, Changed Indian Cinema