Bollywood
Sanjay Dutt to attend Bollywood fest in Norway
France bets on Bollywood to lure Indian tourists
Ali Fazal signs up with US talent agency
2017-09-27 12:18:22 After making his foray into international cinema with British film Victoria and Abdul, actor Ali Fazal has been signed on by American talent agency, William Morris Endeavour (WME). Fazal was in the news for being represented by Julian Belfrage Associates in the UK, which represents some of the biggest names, including his Victoria and Abdul co-star Judi Dench, Daniel Day Lewis and Jude Law   Read More ...
Hema Malini, Madhur Bhandarkar to be honoured in Russia
2017-09-26 12:16:25 National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and veteran actress Hema Malini will be felicitated at the 4th Indian Film Festival of Russia, for their contribution to Indian cinema. They will be honoured by Pankaj Saran, India’s Ambassador to Russia, and Russian Deputy Culture Minister Sergei Obrivalin. Bhandarkar said in a statement: “I am humbled that Indu Sarkar is getting associated with such prestigious platforms and I am happy that people are appreciating the film   Read More ...
Bollywood's favourite sidekick talks about his latest role
2017-09-16 20:12:36   Read More ...
Bollywood turns spotlight on India's real-life mafia dons
2017-09-06 06:10:22   Read More ...
SLUT-shaming doesn't hurt Bollywood's Jacqueline Fernandez
2017-08-26 20:40:10   Read More ...
Bollywood comes to Yorkshire - and helps the UK film industry strike Gold
2017-08-23 02:32:57 Bradford, Doncaster and Rotherham are providing the backdrop for a major Bollywood film starring one of India's biggest names - just one of the foreign productions contributing to Britain's film-making boom. Anyone who happened to peer through the railings of Doncaster Racecourse last week would have been met with a surreal sight. India's 1936 Olympic hockey team were greeted by a cheering crowd as they climbed off a vintage coach, before Nazi officers viciously beat a couple of their overenthusiastic fans   Read More ...
Bollywood's Ayushmann Khurrana wants taboo roles
2017-08-19 21:07:27   Read More ...
Bollywood singer's career doesn't revolve around films
2017-08-05 22:03:53   Read More ...
Bollywood film star Esha Gupta drops hint Arsenal are set to announce new signing with gaffe during Instagram live
2017-07-30 23:32:40 Bollywood film star Esha Gupta apparently dropped a huge hint Arsenal are set to announce a new signing in this transfer window. The actress, who modelled the Gunners' brand new bright blue kit this week, as part of the club's advertising campaign, also took part in a brief Instagram live. During the broadcast, which was watched by hundreds of Arsenal supporters, Gupta spoke fondly about the club and apparently let slip some classified information   Read More ...
'Racism exists everywhere, not just in Bollywood'
2017-07-19 00:38:48   Read More ...
Review:Bring On The Bollywood, Phizzical, York Theatre Royal
2017-07-14 12:20:03 BOLLYWOOD has only rarely crossed over from the Indian film world to Yorkshire’s theatres. There was Bollywood Jane at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2007 and, stretching the boundaries a little, Rifco’s Laila: The Musical offered a bhangra take on the greatest love story from the east, Laila Majnu, at the same theatre in May last year. Samir Bhamra is determined to tap into Bollywood’s potential for more regular stage exposure with his dance-theatre extravaganza Bring On The Bollywood, a title that could not be more direct in its almost impatient desire to spread its exuberant magic   Read More ...
Sanjay Dutt to attend Bollywood fest in Norway
2017-05-28 12:34:52 Actor Sanjay Dutt will be the chief guest at the forthcoming 15th Bollywood Festival Norway. The event will be held in Oslo and Lorenskog from September 8 to 14, read a statement. The actor will attend the festival on September 8. Nasrullah Qureshi, festival director, said: “We are very excited to have Sanjay Dutt on the opening day of the event   Read More ...
Bollywood singer Harshdeep Kaur to join Sufi star Sanam Marvi at Manchester International Festival 2017
2017-05-12 13:52:09 Manchester International Festival 2017 is bringing together two of the biggest stars in Sufi music for a one-off concert as part of this year's programme. Billed as 'an evening of sublime Sufi music', Sangam 2017 will see Sanam Marvi and Harshdeep Kaur perform together for the very first time. The show, at The Lowry on July 1, celebrates the opening of Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s film installation HOME1947, marking 70 years since the partition of British India   Read More ...
France bets on Bollywood to lure Indian tourists
2016-12-06 11:00:10 New Delhi (AFP) - As France contends with a drop in tourist numbers following a series of deadly attacks, the government is hoping that a new Bollywood romantic comedy can help it lure Indian visitors. From the golden beaches of the Cote D'Azur to the roof of the Paris opera house and the historic bridges of the Seine, the blockbuster movie "Befikre" -- "Carefree" in English -- is filled with   Read More ...
France bets on Bollywood to lure Indian tourists
2016-12-06 09:13:46 From the golden beaches of the Cote D'Azur to the roof of the Paris opera house and the historic bridges of the Seine, the blockbuster movie "Befikre" -- "Carefree" in English -- is filled with picture postcard scenes of France. The makers of the blockbuster movie, which hits Indian screens on Friday, say it is the first Bollywood production to be shot entirely on the French mainland. For French ambassador   Read More ...
France bets on Bollywood to lure Indian tourists
2016-12-06 06:11:33 NEW DELHI: As France contends with a drop in tourist numbers following a series of deadly attacks, the government is hoping that a new Bollywood romantic comedy can help it lure Indian visitors. From the golden beaches of the Cote D’Azur to the roof of the Paris opera house and the historic bridges of the Seine, the blockbuster movie “Befikre” – “Carefree” in English – is filled with picture postcard   Read More ...
Iulia Vantur sings from the heart, says Himesh Reshamiya
2016-12-05 14:14:47 Composer Himesh Reshammiya has praised Romanian actress Iulia Vantur for her singing skills. Vantur lent her voice to the song Every Night and Day from Reshammiya’s latest album, Aap Se Mausiiquii. The song is in Hindi, except for the hook. “She has an angelic voice. Her voice suits a mainstream Bollywood heroine. I approached her for the song, she loved the idea and came on board. It was in flat   Read More ...
Ranveer, Vaani celebrate ‘Befikre’ with French ambassador
2016-11-24 13:53:47 Ahead of the worldwide release of Befikre on December 9, Yash Raj Films along with Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, co-hosted a soirée to celebrate film along with leading star-cast Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor. Extensively shot in Paris as well as in Cannes and Picardie, Befikre is steeped in the Parisian spirit of romance and celebrates sensual, carefree love. Under the vision of Aditya Chopra, Paris becomes   Read More ...
Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat attacked in Paris
2016-11-17 22:19:38 Story highlights Mallika Sherawat was targeted at her home in an upscale area of the French capital It happened less than six weeks after Kim Kardashian West was robbed a few miles away Paris (CNN)Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat was assaulted by masked attackers last week, the office of the Paris prosecutor told CNN, just six weeks after reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was tied up and robbed in   Read More ...
Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat attacked in Paris, police say
2016-11-17 18:42:24 Story highlights Mallika Sherawat was targeted at her home in an upscale area of the French capital It happened less than six weeks after Kim Kardashian West was robbed a few miles away Paris (CNN)Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat was assaulted by masked attackers in Paris last week, the office of the Paris prosecutor told CNN, just six weeks after reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was tied up and   Read More ...
Ranveer Singh is Indian ambassador for Swiss tourism
2016-11-04 13:26:34 Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has been named the Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism. “I had such a great time on my trip to Switzerland this summer. I did some crazy things like sky diving and paragliding. Now that I am the official brand ambassador, I am just raring to go back in the winter and see what it looks like in the snow. It will be so much fun,” Singh   Read More ...
Bollywood films dubbed in Spanish for new US TV channel
2016-09-15 02:50:29 An Indian media company has launched a Spanish-language Bollywood film channel in the United States, in an effort to woo Latino audiences. Zee Entertainment Enterprises said its entire catalogue of Bollywood films, recorded with Hindi dialogue, would be dubbed into Spanish. The channel, Zee Mundo, is the first attempt to market Indian movies in the Hispanic market. The firm plans to expand into Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Chile. Bollywood   Read More ...
Dance to the Bollywood tune
2016-08-19 13:51:35 HYDERABAD: On a lazy afternoon, a group of European youngsters in Impulstanz, one of the largest dance festivals are learning about adaa and nakhra and how to make their face more expressive and use their wrist in style. Helping them discover Bollywood dance style is choreographer Terence Lewis. This is Terence’s 10th visit to Vienna and each time the Reality TV show star’s heart swells with pride. “When I started   Read More ...
Australian cricket star releases Bollywood film UnIndian
2016-08-11 01:23:37 One of the fastest bowlers in cricket history has made an unlikely career move - starring in a romantic comedy. The film UnIndian was shot in Sydney and will open across 300 screens on the cricket-mad sub-continent after a red-carpet premiere on 19 August. Australian cricket legend Brett Lee plays an English teacher who falls in love with a single mother played by Bollywood star Tanishtha Chatterjee. Lee - who   Read More ...
Pakistani singer Khan unites Bollywood and Qawwali in UK shows
2016-07-21 21:05:20 Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, known for both Bollywood hits and Qawwali, Sufi devotional music that dates back more than 700 years, is taking the two genres to Britain in August for three concerts. Khan, who performed at last year's Nobel Peace Prize awards, said his brief British tour would include classical music from Pakistan as well as popular songs from Indian movies, including the recent film "Sultan". In one   Read More ...
Bollywood producer among UK’s most wanted con artists
2016-07-19 20:26:10 A self-styled Bollywood film producer of Indian origin accused of multi-million-pound tax fraud is on the UK’s most wanted list of fraudsters released on Tuesday. Sandeep Arora from Beckton area of east London allegedly claimed 4.5 million pounds in value-added tax (VAT) and film tax rebates for movies that were either never made or with which he had no involvement. The 42-year-old is now believed to be living in   Read More ...
Priyanka Chopra: la star de Bollywood refuse d'être une "Indienne stéréotypée"
2016-07-11 17:47:10 Paris - La superstar du cinéma indien à la conquête de Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra, féministe et "forte tête" refusant les rôles d'"Indienne stéréotypée", arrive mardi soir dans la série "Quantico" sur M6 et dans le film "Baywatch" en mai 2017. "Premier rôle en Inde, il était important que j'endosse un premier rôle à Hollywood également", affirme à l'AFP, de passage à Paris, la superstar de Bollywood, chanteuse et musicienne, sacrée   Read More ...
Priyanka Chopra: la star de Bollywood refuse d'être une "Indienne stéréotypée"
2016-07-11 17:31:51 La superstar du cinéma indien à la conquête de Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra, féministe et "forte tête" refusant les rôles d'"Indienne stéréotypée", arrive mardi soir dans la série "Quantico" sur M6 et dans le film "Baywatch" en mai 2017. "Premier rôle en Inde, il était important que j'endosse un premier rôle à Hollywood également", affirme à l'AFP, de passage à Paris, la superstar de Bollywood, chanteuse et musicienne, sacrée Miss Inde   Read More ...
Will Jennifer Winget make her Bollywood debut in Zoya Akhtar's next?
2016-06-28 15:54:35 We think Jennifer and Fawad may look good together! Television's favourite actress Jennifer Winget is reportedly all set to make her Bollywood debut! And if reports were to be believed, it would be with none other than Zoya Akhtar! We had told you earlier that Zoya Akhtar has already finalised Ranveer Singh in her upcoming film. At recently held IIFA celebrations in Spain, Ranveer expressed his desire to work with   Read More ...
Indian stars gather in Madrid for 'Bollywood Oscars'
2016-06-25 20:33:22 Indian celebrities gathered in Madrid Saturday for the "Bollywood Oscars", a star-studded award show being held in Spain for the first time that will be watched by up to 800 million people worldwide. The award show, which celebrates the Hindi language film industry known as Bollywood, takes place in a different city outside of India every year in the hope of luring new audiences to the genre. Indian historical epic   Read More ...
L'Espagne compte sur Bollywood pour attirer plus de touristes
2016-06-21 12:11:45 Des dizaines de superstars indiennes se déplacent fin juin à Madrid pour la remise des Oscars de "Bollywood", une aubaine pour le secteur du tourisme qui mise depuis plusieurs années sur ces films pour attirer les Indiens en Espagne. La remise des prix de l'Académie internationale du film indien samedi depuis la capitale espagnole aura une audience de près de 800 millions de personnes à travers le monde. Pour promouvoir   Read More ...
L'Espagne compte sur Bollywood pour attirer plus de touristes
2016-06-21 11:50:43 Madrid - Des dizaines de superstars indiennes se déplacent fin juin à Madrid pour la remise des Oscars de "Bollywood", une aubaine pour le secteur du tourisme qui mise depuis plusieurs années sur ces films pour attirer les Indiens en Espagne. La remise des prix de l'Académie internationale du film indien samedi depuis la capitale espagnole aura une audience de près de 800 millions de personnes à travers le monde.   Read More ...
Spain joins forces with Bollywood to boost tourism
2016-06-20 12:06:43 As part of its bid to lure visitors from the world's second most populous country, Madrid will host next weekend the annual International Indian Film Academy awards, dubbed the "Bollywood Oscars". In global tourism, Spain ranks as the third most visited country, but it now wants to diversify its tourism base beyond the traditional northern European sunseekers that account for the bulk of its visitors. Among the Bollywood stars who   Read More ...
Spain joins forces with Bollywood to boost tourism
2016-06-19 09:30:57 Madrid (AFP) - Spain is coaxing Indian moviemakers to use its colourful fiestas and historic monuments as settings for their films, in a move to grab a bigger share of India's fast-growing overseas tourism market. As part of its bid to lure visitors from the world's second most populous country, Madrid will host next weekend the annual International Indian Film Academy awards, dubbed the "Bollywood Oscars". In global tourism, Spain   Read More ...
Spain joins forces with Bollywood to boost tourism
2016-06-19 08:02:56 MADRID: Spain is coaxing Indian moviemakers to use its colourful fiestas and historic monuments as settings for their films, in a move to grab a bigger share of India´s fast-growing overseas tourism market. As part of its bid to lure visitors from the world´s second most populous country, Madrid will host next weekend the annual International Indian Film Academy awards, dubbed the "Bollywood Oscars". In global tourism, Spain ranks as   Read More ...
Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson stars in new Bollywood movie
2016-06-12 16:07:25 favourite Gemma Atkinson plays Carly Hope in the rural soap set in the Yorkshire Dales. But soon she will be seen taking on a different role in her first Bollywood film. Gemma tweeted her excitement over the forthcoming release of the Bollywood romance and suspense thriller Fever, filmed in Switzerland. A teaser clip for the film about an assassin, also starring one of India’s biggest TV and film actors   Read More ...
Just hit ‘play’
2016-06-04 15:40:00 Speaking truth to power is passé. Playing Bollywood music to Islamist fighters is in. On the advice of an intelligence officer of Pakistani origin, British forces are training Libyan troops to hose IS troops in Sirte with Hindi film music. Since music is anathema and banned in the city, the strategy is expected to disorient and irritate them beyond endurance and get them to do something silly, so that they   Read More ...
Romas go to Bollywood
2016-06-04 14:13:29 A film about a Roma family made by Romas results in a touching and intimate tale, but with the Hindi filmi ethos sneaking into its frames It’s a clear, sunny day and to celebrate their fresh start in Berlin, a large Roma family go to a park with their nearly 15 kids in tow. A flyer says: “There was a call for casting for a Bollywood music video here... Do   Read More ...
Bollywood actor Razzak Khan is no more
2016-06-01 16:09:46 Bollywood actor Razzak Khan passed away last night and left behind a grieving family as well as thousands of fans. The actor, who had acted in quite a few prolific Indian movies, passed away at 12: 30 am last night due to a massive heart attack. Razzak Khan has a son named Azad Khan who works in Croatia. Immediately after he suffered from the heart attack, the actor was taken   Read More ...
'Bollywood loving' Tory Zac Goldsmith unable to name a single Bollywood film or actor
2016-05-01 17:37:27 Tory Zac Goldsmith claimed to be a "Bollywood fan" in an interview - but was unable to name a single Bollywood film or actor in an excruciating car-crash interview. The candidate for Mayor of London, who has heavily targeted Indian and Hindu communities in his campaign, was put on the spot at the Asian Awards in early April. He told Red Carpet News TV: "I'm a Bollywood fan, so anything   Read More ...