Bollywood

Writer Utkarshini Vashishtha
Noël de SouzaNovember 20, 2019

Bollywood - the Indian film industry - is largest in the world in terms of the amount of content produced every year. Yet it has been known mainly...

Director Ari aster and organizers of the Mumbai Film Festival 2019
Meher TatnaOctober 29, 2019

Those of us who regularly attend the Mumbai Film Festival know how to deal with the shortcomings of Mumbai when making the 24-hour trip from Los...

A Bollywood style dancing number
Serge RakhlinOctober 14, 2019

The great French film director Claude Lelouch once said that with the advent of the smartphone, everybody would be a director and a...

A movie theater showing Avengers Endgame in Mumbai, India
Meher TatnaAugust 2, 2019

One in an occasional series exploring the state of Hollywood films in global markets.The fifth highest-grossing movie ever in the biggest film-...

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A Netflix outdoor in India
Noël de SouzaJuly 24, 2019

When one hears the name Bollywood, what comes to mind, most often than not, are three-hour-long movies with song and dance no matter what the...

DP Daniel Sánchez-López
Rocio AyusoMay 10, 2019

Los españoles que llegan a Los Angeles piensan en conquistar Hollywood. No es el caso de Daniel Sánchez-López. Su meta fue y sigue siendo el cine...

A scene from "Shalowm Bollywood"
Noel De SouzaAugust 11, 2018

Documentary filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe focuses on the Jewish community in India and their contributions to Indian cinema. In his latest endeavor...

Scenes from Kung Fu Panda 3, Batman Vs Superman; and The Jungle Book
Meher TatnaMarch 21, 2017

In a country addicted to 3-hour long movies that are mash-ups of every genre (musical numbers, bodice-ripping melodrama, action and chase scenes...

Opening of the 187th Mumbai Film Festival
Meher TatnaNovember 10, 2015

What a difference a year makes. Last year the festival was almost canceled for lack of funds and limped on due to a last-minute crowdfunding...