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American shows and Indian actors

American shows and Indian actors

January 11, 2017

A few years ago, it would be exciting for Indian audiences to come across an Indian face on an American show. But now the association of an Indian with an American TV show is a daily deal with some even dominating American prime-time.

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Shyam Benegal recollects his association with Om Puri

Shyam Benegal recollects his association with Om P...

January 7, 2017

While India mourns the loss of Om Puri, a stalwart in the field of acting, one of his old friends and directors, Shyam Benegal reminisces the days of Aarohan, Susman and the famous television series, Bharat Ek Khoj.

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Satyajit Ray’s Feluda comes to Bollywood

Satyajit Ray’s Feluda comes to Bollywood

January 3, 2017

From Baker Street in London to Rajani Sen Road in Kolkata, the nostalgia and relevance are not difficult to figure for someone who knows Holmes and Feluda as the colonial cousins from the east and the west!

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Series – Cinema Maestros and Iconic Films of India
Dangal Review: Was it really the best film of 2016?

Dangal Review: Was it really the best film of 2016...

December 29, 2016

While the massive buzz generated by the Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal keeps the queues growing outside theatres, the Christmas release is far from the best Bollywood has had to offer this year. Though a blockbuster in making, the film is critically mediocre.

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Five Bollywood films that will compel you to travel

Five Bollywood films that will compel you to trave...

December 28, 2016

Indian movies and exotic destinations have had a long affair. Here are five Bollywood flicks from contemporary times that are travel-inspired and kick audiences off couches, compelling them to go out and explore.

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Top 5 highest-grossing Bollywood blockbusters of 2016

Top 5 highest-grossing Bollywood blockbusters of 2...

December 23, 2016

Over the last couple of years, Indian cinema has witnessed its directors slowly wafting away from the regular conventional rom-coms and leaning in towards a flood of biopics and thrillers, and the diverse Indian audience seems to enjoy it, as the box-office collections of these f...

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5 unconventional Bollywood films of 2016 worth watching

5 unconventional Bollywood films of 2016 worth wat...

December 22, 2016

Defining a society, cinema is probably the strongest medium to record an era, a time or in the most articulate way, a year. Indian cinema is fast catching up the habit of presenting unconventional stories in the most lucid approach for the national as well as global cinephiles.

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Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

December 13, 2016

The much-awaited Bollywood flick, Befikre managed to grab the attention with its trailers, showcasing the French backdrop throughout, lively tracks and a peppy spirit. However, the film opened to mixed reactions. While for some it is a fun watch, others found the story line weak.

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Le charme éternel de Madhubala, la « Marilyn Monroe de l’Inde »

Le charme éternel de Madhubala, la « Marilyn Mon...

December 12, 2016

Madhubala (1933-1969) est une de ces grandes actrices dont les Indiens se souviennent toujours avec émotion, pour ses rôles pleins de force et sa beauté fascinante. Parfois appelée la « Marilyn Monroe de l’Inde », l’actrice est morte à l’âge de 36 ans, comme la star...

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