Bollywood

Bollywood actor of US descent Tom Alter dead

Son of American missionary parents worked on more than 300 films, including both Hindi and international productions.

Bollywood actor of US descent Tom Alter is dead

Bollywood

Pakistani cinemas end ban on Bollywood films

Cinema owners to allow screenings of Indian films again, months after ban was imposed during Kashmir tensions.

Pakistani cinemas end ban on Bollywood films

Inside Story

Why is art being dragged into Kashmir conflict?

Bollywood and Pakistani artists caught in the crossfire of conflict over Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan

Pakistan bans Indian films in retaliatory step

Decision follows move by Indian distributors to bar Pakistani actors and technicians from working on Bollywood sets.

Arts & Culture

Deccanwood: An Indian film industry taking on Bollywood

As Bollywood expands to global markets and genres many, unable to connect, seek local alternatives that speak to them.

Deccanwood: An Indian film industry taking on Bollywood

Bollywood

Indian crew grounded over midair Bollywood concert

Video showing singer Sonu Nigam's impromptu performance last month went viral, prompting a probe by airline authorities.

Indian crew grounded over midair Bollywood concert

India

Saeed Jaffrey: Actor who straddled disparate worlds

British-Indian star of Gandhi and The Man Who Would Be King and over 100 Bollywood productions dies aged 86 in London.

Magazine

Magazine: On set with India's child actors

In India's film and television industry, competition is fierce and expectations high - even for its youngest actors.

Magazine: On set with India's child actors

Reporter's Notebook

Status, wealth, power in India's justice system

Bollywood star Salman Khan's five-year jail term for a 2002 hit-and-run case reveals a society divided by class.

Status, wealth, power in India's justice system

Reporter's Notebook

A date with Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan

For my generation of British Asians, the one part of our ancestral heritage that drew us in was Indian cinema.

A date with Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan

Talk to Al Jazeera

Amitabh Bachchan: 'We have a strong cultural identity'

One of India's biggest movie stars discusses his latest projects, his relationship with his fans, and politics in India.

Media

India comedy show pulled from YouTube over content

AIB Knockout show that attracted more than eight million hits in just few days taken down amid free speech fears.

India comedy show pulled from YouTube over content

Arts & Culture

Bangladesh uproar over Hindi film

Cinema owners to boycott top actor Shakib Khan for leading protests against screening of film from India.

Bangladesh uproar over Hindi film

Arts & Culture

Nepal's film industry looks beyond Bollywood

Post-conflict cinema is creating niche in the Himalayan nation where India's Hindi language films rule the box-office.

Nepal's film industry looks beyond Bollywood

Arts & Culture

India's Bollywood speaks out against rape

Long derided for trivialising women, Bollywood is shrugging off its trademark social apathy to join anti-rape crusade.

India's Bollywood speaks out against rape