Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
To understand just how much America -- and it's ideas about gay rights and other issues -- continue to influence the rest of the world, it's worth watching a movie called English Vinglish, a Bollywood hit from last year, starring Indian screen legend Sridevi. Her character, Shashi, is visiting her sister in the U.S. for a few weeks, and starts taking English-language classes in Manhattan.
Friday, June 11, 2010
In the last decade, American movie studios have been skittish about building storylines around terrorism. Meanwhile in India, Bollywood has been making lots of films that depict the sensitive topic. WNYC's Arun Venugopal shows Kurt how Bollywood is doing something Hollywood won't.
Friday, May 28, 2010
By Jenny Lawton
Earlier this year, we introduced you to an Indian artist named Vijay Singh. For decades, he painted the bright, larger-than-life murals that showcased current attractions in Delhi’s old Bollywood movie theaters. Then digital printing put him out of a job. But he may have found a new market: hipster home decorator CB2.