While all the world’s attention has been on the release of the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, an equally momentous film event will be taking place in the world of Bollywood. Could this Bollywood movie be the dark horse which can challenge the dominance of the Force at the UK box office? I spoke to Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, to find out more.
The Bombay High Court threw out an earlier conviction and five-year sentence
Bollywood gets caught up in the inter-faith tensions now rampant across India
The actor starred in more than 150 films
Pakistan star volunteered her body as a canvas
A man said to be the boyfriend of a British-educated Bollywood star who apparently committed suicide has been remanded in custody following the reported discovery of a letter apparently written by her in which she accused an un-named person of cheating on her, forcing her to have an abortion and leaving her “broken inside”.
If you read the prospectus of any top ten business school in the world, they will all claim to be 'truly global'.
Bollywood is branching out from its traditional song-and-dance dramas and slapstick comedies with its first zombie films which filmmakers hope will entice younger crowds back to Indian films from Hollywood's living dead.
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English is shot through with the Bard's words and phrases, but what of his harder plays, and the work of his successors?
His name is Vinod ... Agent Vinod. He can shoot two pistols simultaneously while diving through the air, disarm nuclear weapons and drive sports cars at terrifying speeds through narrow streets without breaking sweat.
Farhan Akhtar has been the Bollywood star of 2011, both as actor and director.
The actor, director and producer talks to The Independent Online about his new film 'Peepli (Live)', a satire on the mass farmers' suicide problem facing India.
Aamir Khan is pretty much the first Bollywood star I fell in love with, the first person I wanted to 'be' when I was younger. Over the last two decades, Aamir has developed into one of the finest, idiosyncratic, genius and most adored actors in the industry. He has starred in some of the most successful Bollywood films of all time, including last year's truly exceptional, 3 Idiots. It was great meeting Aamir for the first time as we talked about his past, present and future.
Cecil B DeMille has been there before, of course. As have Pier Paolo Pasolini, Roberto Rossellini, Mel Gibson, Franco Zeffirelli and Martin Scorsese. So maybe it was only a matter of time before Bollywood not only succumbed to the temptation but went one better by making its version in the subject's native land. Yesterday, India's Aditya Productions unveiled plans for a $30m (£19.5m), two-hour-15-min biopic which will be shot in the Holy Land and which it said would be "the first ever – in 79 years – Bollywoodian film on the life of Jesus Christ".
The H is silent, so says the man himself. I don't believe him. Hrithik is a genuine Bollywood superstar and became an overnight sensation with his debut Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai (Say This Isn't Love?) showcasing a beautiful pair of green eyes and the most ripped body of the decade.