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Hum shaadi kar chuke sanam: Why Bollywood insists women see rab in men they are married to?

August 01, 2021 8:00 pm

In so many Bollywood films over the years, the girl falling in love is just Act 1 of the story. It’s marriage that finally forces her to come of age.

Films delayed, losses mount: Hindi film industry stares at slump ‘worse than 2020’

April 01, 2021 12:58 pm

As Haathi Mere Saathi, Bunty Aur Babli 2 and Chehre releases are postponed and theatre owners deal with a new list of clampdowns amid rising COVID-19 cases, many are asking if they can deal with – what has started to feel like – 2020 all over again.

Pakistan: Petition in Lahore HC seeks complete ban on exhibition of Indian films

February 22, 2019 9:16 am

Under the import policy order 2016 Pakistan had banned import of all Indian films and other content which was later changed on January 31, 2017.

Bollywood kept me away from Tamil industry: Prabhudheva

September 12, 2014 12:03 pm

Prabhudheva says his busy career in Bollywood has kept him away from Tamil filmdom.

In reel time

September 05, 2014 12:28 am

Preserving rare movies is vital. But a film also needs a viewer.

The VFX factor

August 22, 2014 1:00 am

An increasing number of Bollywood films are relying on VFX to add supplementry touches to their films, be it to recreate an era or simply enhance the natural surroundings. Screen takes a closer look at how VFX has become the way to go for most film-makers

Move over Bollywood: U.S. festival spotlights independent Indian films

April 09, 2014 9:29 am

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, commencing on Tuesday, is bringing the movies made outside of the Bollywood studio system to Hollywood.

Did B-grade Bollywood predict 2014?

February 27, 2014 2:53 pm

Bollywood has, over the past one hundred years, gathered many weird and wonderful titles.

Om Dar-Ba-Dar

January 17, 2014 9:55 pm

I've just stepped out of Om-Dar-Ba-dar, and I am gobsmacked all over again by this theatre most absurd.

Ray of Light

January 16, 2014 11:41 pm

Cinematographer KU Mohanan talks about his admiration for art-house cinema and why he is drawn to natural light in his frames.