Bollywood

‘I Have Electric Dreams,’ ‘No End’ Win Top Prizes at International Film Festival of India

Spanish-language film “I Have Electric Dreams” won the Golden Peacock, the top prize at the 53rd International Film Festival of India held in Goa from Nov. 20-28. The…

Russia Strengthens Film Ties With India at Goa Market

Russia was a significant presence at India’s recently concluded Film Bazaar market in Goa, with Roskino and Moscow Export Center occupying two pavilions. There were 14 Russian production…

‘Bhediya’ Review: Overlong Bollywood Werewolf Comedy Delivers Powerful Environmental Message

Horror-comedy has held Indian audiences in thrall since the early 2000s, with more than 100 films in the genre being released. Amar Kaushik’s “Bhediya” (literally “wolf”), Bollywood’s first…

Anna Katchko’s ‘Happiness’ Team Wraps ‘Hunger,’ Sets ‘Lynx’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The team behind Berlinale winner “Baqyt” (“Happiness”), which is at the International Film Festival of India, Goa, has a range of projects lined up. “Hunger,” by “Happiness” director…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Calls Out Inefficient Bollywood Shooting Practices, Relives Storied Career in IFFI Masterclass

Celebrated Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui (“Sacred Games,” “Gangs of Wasseypur,” “The Lunchbox”) was in fine fettle at a masterclass at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa,…

U.S. Producer Lonestar Films Attaches Lead Cast for ‘Cancer’ Foray Into Bollywood

U.S.-based production house Lonestar Films has signed Indian actors Sharib Hashmi (Amazon Prime Video’s “The Family Man”), and Aahana Kumra, (“Lipstick Under My Burkha” and Netflix’s “Call My…

Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan to Be Honored by Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival 

Bollywood megastar multi-hyphenate Shah Rukh Khan, one of Indian cinema’s global icons, will be celebrated with an honorary award by Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival.  Khan…

Bollywood Spectacular: Goa Film Festival Gets Off to Exciting Start as India Reveals Plans to Become Global Content Hub

The 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa got off to a spectacular start on Nov. 20, with the best of Bollywood on display. A near full…

Ranveer Singh’s ‘Cirkus,’ Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ Poised to Revive Bollywood’s Battered Box Office, Analysts Predict (EXCLUSIVE)

Two big ticket films starring some of India’s biggest stars could possibly end the long dry spell that Bollywood is currently enduring at the box office, trade analysts…

Paolo Sorrentino and His Jury Talk The Magic of Cinema and Tracking the Future of Film at Marrakech

MARRAKECH – Saving cinema, the joy of sitting in darkened rooms and a lack of female role models in Arab cinema, were just some of the topics addressed…

Huma Qureshi, Rajkummar Rao, Radhika Apte, Vasan Bala on Netflix Film ‘Monica, O My Darling’

After debuting at Cannes with his debut feature “Peddlers” and Toronto with his sophomore film “The Man Who Feels No Pain,” director Vasan Bala’s third feature “Monica, O…

Sooraj Barjatya on Working With Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Uunchai,’ Salman Khan Project: ‘It Was Like a Want From My Soul’

Director Sooraj Barjatya, known for some of the Bollywood biggest hits including “Maine Pyar Kiya” (1989) and “Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!” (1994), is back with “Uunchai” (literally “Height”).…