Asia

Sridevi: 'A great loss to Indian cinema'

Sadness across Bollywood after one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema passes away from cardiac arrest in Dubai.

Bollywood

Bollywood icon Sridevi dies of heart attack

The film star, who starred in more than 300 movies, died aged 54 while attending a family wedding in Dubai.

Opinion

How Bollywood's Padmaavat distorted a Sufi love poem

The Bollywood film Padmaavat is controversial for all the wrong reasons.

Rakhshanda Jalil

by Rakhshanda Jalil

Rakhshanda Jalil

India

Violence mars release of controversial Bollywood film

The controversial film, a period drama set in 14th century, about a Muslim king and a Hindu queen opens amid protests.

Opinion

Bringing 'Brand Israel' to Bollywood

Will Israel succeed in its charm offensive in Bollywood?

Apoorva Gautam

by Apoorva Gautam

Apoorva Gautam

Opinion

Netanyahu in India: What was swept under the carpet

During Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit, the Indian media and the Modi government kept quiet on a few major issues.

Vijay Prashad

by Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad

India

'Shalom Bollywood': Israel woos India's film industry

Bollywood heavyweights and visiting Israeli prime minister meet up at 'Shalom Bollywood' in Mumbai.

Benjamin Netanyahu woos India's Bollywood stars

India

India's top court rejects bid to ban Bollywood film

Fiction film featuring a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler to screen after court rejects right-wing groups' challenge.

Supreme Court rejects bid to ban Bollywood's Padmaavat

Bollywood

Veteran Indian actor Shashi Kapoor dead

Scion of Bollywood's Kapoor family acted in more than 100 Hindi films and also appeared in Merchant Ivory productions.

Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor dies at age 79

Bollywood

Why is a Bollywood film sparking threats of violence?

Protests and threats halt release of Padmavati and raise questions of censorship.

Why is a Bollywood film sparking threats of violence?

Bollywood

Indian politician puts $1.5m bounty on Bollywood star

A regional BJP leader offers reward of $1.5m for beheading actress and director of Bollywood period drama Padmavati.

BJP politician puts bounty on Deepika Padukone's head

Bollywood

Aamir Khan: What drove the Bollywood star to activism?

Al Jazeera's The Snake Charmer charts the unusual journey of one of India's biggest movie stars.

Aamir Khan: What drove the Bollywood star to activism?

Witness

Aamir Khan: The Snake Charmer

Can Aamir Khan create lasting change in Indian society or is he just another Bollywood star playing the role of a hero?

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