Asia

Bollywood and MeToo: Film industry lifts sexual abuse taboo

From violence and harassment to the gender pay gap and intimidation, abuse is widely reported. But is anyone listening?

Bollywood and MeToo: Film industry lifts sexual abuse taboo

Asia

Bollywood actor Dutta alleges sexual harassment

Dutta says she was harassed by a veteran actor Nana Patekar 10 years ago.

Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta alleges sexual harassment

Bollywood

Bollywood's Salman Khan granted bail in poaching case

Salman Khan is expected to leave Jodhpur Central Jail on Saturday after he was granted bail worth $770.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan granted bail in poaching case

Asia

Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted in poaching case

Indian movie star was accused of killing antelopes back in 1998, while shooting a film in the state of Rajasthan.

Bollywood

Does Bollywood have a women problem?

Critics say depictions of women in Indian cinema normalise misogynistic ideas and sexual harassment.

Does Bollywood have a women problem?

Arts & Culture

Celebrities, fans join Bollywood star Sridevi's funeral

Hundreds of fans and family members gather to pay their respects to iconic actress who was accorded state funeral.

Sridevi funeral: Fans, actors pay last respects to superstar

Cinema

Bollywood star Sridevi died from 'accidental drowning'

Earlier reports said 54-year-old actress died of heart attack but post-mortem says she fell into bathtub and drowned.

Bollywood star Sridevi died from 'accidental drowning'

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