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  Bollywood.com : Entertainment news, movie, music and fashion reviews
The Bollywood box office has not witnessed any big hit for last three weeks and the dry spell continues as none of the four recent releases - "De Taali", "Haal-e-dil", "Khushboo" and "Memsahab" could even draw a decent opening.
Legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been voted Asia's sexiest vegetarian male in a survey conducted by animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
Mike 'Love Guru' Myers would love to be in a Bollywood film!
www.bollywood.com   (360 words)

  GreenCine | Bollywood
Bollywood" by some, Amitabh Bachchan has been in the industry for over 30 years and is considered one of the most popular people in the world due to the sheer enormity of India's population.
Bollywood's younger and hipper generation includes "heart-throb" Hrithik Roshan who caused a riot among thousands of students at a movie theater in Nepal, in which two protestors were shot by the police just because the actor was misquoted as saying he didn't like Nepalese.
Bollywood films would be barren without all the exuberant song and dance sequences, thus a lot of credit for the success of these films needs to go to the music directors.
www.greencine.com /static/primers/bollywood.jsp   (3002 words)

  Bollywood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bollywood and the other major cinematic hubs (Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, and Malayalam) constitute the broader Indian film industry, whose output is the largest in the world in terms of number of films produced and in number of tickets sold.
Bollywood is a strong part of popular culture of not only India and the rest of the Indian subcontinent, but also of the Middle East, parts of Africa, parts of Southeast Asia, and among the South Asian diaspora worldwide.
Bollywood movies are released commercially in the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bollywood   (3455 words)

 Bollywood - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bollywood is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India.
Bollywood and the other major cinematic hubs (Tamil - Kollywood, Telugu - Tollywood, Bengali - also called Tollywood, Kannada, and Malayalam) constitute the broader Indian film industry, whose output is the largest in the world in terms of number of films produced and in number of tickets sold.
Constrained by rushed production schedules and small budgets, some Bollywood writers have been known to borrow the plots or even the scenes of hit Western films; some music directors have been known to copy tunes or riffs, from Western hit tunes (as well as Pakistani hits [2], Tamil language movies, their own older tunes, etc.).
www.voyager.in /Bollywood   (3322 words)

 Deepa Mehta's Earth
'Bollywood' is a term used to describe the Indian film industry, the largest in the world in terms of film production.
Bollywood's cinema going audience, in India, Pakistan and elsewhere is also one of the biggest in the world.
The history of Bollywood film-making is similar to that in America and elsewhere.
www.filmeducation.org /secondary/Earth/Bollywood.html   (1222 words)

 Music & Nightlife in San Jose, CA | Bollywood parties
Her presence alone signifies a certain ambition to be the biggest and best South Asian party in the valley, but the organizers are also throwing in a fashion show and supermodel MC to add some extra glamour to this giant NYE fashion statement.
Bollywood, of course, is the nickname given to the megalithic film industry in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay).
Typically, Bollywood films are three- to four-hour epic musicals that, until a few years ago, were scored with a combination of traditional and symphonic music during the drama and plenty of pop during the song-and-dance numbers.
www.metroactive.com /metro/12.20.06/bollywood-parties-0651.html   (1057 words)

 Bollywood @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He is sitting on four plastic chairs stacked on top of each other, their arms bound by packing tape, because he needs a high chair to keep his long legs comfortable.
Bollywood is not confined to the telling of timeless Hindi and Persian tales; classic English literature can also be given the Bollywood touch.
Though not a quintessential Bollywood movie (it is in English for a start), it proves that Bollywood-style movies are successfully breaking down the wall that separates them from their namesake Hollywood.
magma.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0502/feature3   (1326 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of popular Bollywood films   (Site not responding. Last check: )
No claim is made that these are the best Bollywood movies, though many of fans' all-time favorites will be found on this list.
However, the non-Indian explorer of Bollywood cinema will learn a fair bit about Bollywood history and conventions by watching these films.
More recent films figure here in greater numbers than older classics; such temporal bias is to be expected, since the contributors live in the current cultural milieu.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_popular_Bollywood_films   (1187 words)

 Indian Bollywood,Indian Bollywood Actors,Indian Bollywood Actress,Bollywood Wallpapers In India
Bollywood Music - Offers download facility for bollywood latest songs and also provide bollywood gossips, screensaver, wallpapers, movie reviews and interviews of the stars.
Bollywood Gems - Site provide information about all time greatest indian movie stars and their journey to success, pictures, biography and filmography.
Bollywood Heaven - Provide information about actors & actresses, bollywood news, pictures of bollywood stars, wallpapers, screen savers and music.
www.surfindia.com /entertainment/bollywood   (552 words)

 BollyWHAT?? presents THE BOLLYWOOD FAQs
Though DVDs have improved matters, often it is still difficult to find Bollywood films with subtitles (and when one does, these subtitles tend to be illegible or inadequate).
Bollywood Biographies presents biodata, filmographies, and a compendium of scandals for each of your favorite stars, patched together from a wide variety of old and new interviews and magazine articles.
Also, Bollywood plays to a diverse range of people, from the illiterate and provincial to the worldly and urban.
www.bollywhat.com /faq.html   (1785 words)

 Bollywood for the Skeptical
Bollywood movies are in Hindi, which is the main national language of India, of, I think, 17.
Beginner's Guide to Bollywood ~ This 3-CD set is probably the best introduction - it costs no more than all the single-CD anthologies, and it has a big range of styles and decades, and just a lot of great tunes.
Bollywood Torrents and DesiTorrents have a lot of BitTorrents of new and old movies.
www.davidboyk.com /bollywood   (2983 words)

 TIMEasia Magazine: Bewitched by Bollywood
You don't have to be Indian to be seduced by Bollywood's charms
I'm happy to be a solitary cultist whose true brethren are in that photo, entranced by the beatitudes of Bollywood.
Bollywood stars are in a shotgun wedding with top gangsters.
www.time.com /time/asia/covers/501031027/viewpoint.html   (901 words)

 Bollywood Calling (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When he is offered the opportunity to appear in a Bollywood film he accepts and is flown over.
This film is a gentle mocking of Bollywood productions, it looks at how an outsider would see the things that go on and the type of film making there.
The plot is no more than the production of a new Bollywood film and the subplots of cancer, love and reconciliation are put to the sidelines for the most part.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0303733   (421 words)

 Bollywood - Associated Content
Bollywood is a Mumbai-based production empire, a thriving film industry that is larger than any other film-producing district in the world.
SRK, as warmly referred to by his fans, is one of Bollywood's leading men and has remained that way since the mid-90s until today.
India's Bollywood cinema, outsells and out produces Hollywood, but depending on where you live, tracking down the movies and music of India can be difficult.
www.associatedcontent.com /theme/854/bollywood.html   (865 words)

 Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One answer requires examination of how women, especially young women, are depicted in Bollywood movies, which valorize – even enforce – Ramayana-like ideals of female purity versus the reality and problems of female identity in a modern world.
A very "filmi" intrusion into the comic plot, but (true to Mehta's sympathies) it is Sunita herself who becomes – for a moment – the blocking character whose needs must be recognized.
It's a matter of HER identity, albeit within the framework of Bollywood comic romance.
www.imdb.com /Title?0303785   (493 words)

 BW Online | December 2, 2002 | Bollywood
Bollywood, as the trades would say, is boffo these days.
Bollywood films--especially those more sophisticated and plot-driven than the usual fare--are taking the developed world by storm.
Bollywood's global annual revenues, estimated at $1.3 billion this year, are small change compared with Hollywood's $51 billion.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/02_48/b3810013.htm   (908 words)

 CBBC Newsround | BOLLYWOOD | What is Bollywood?
Bollywood is the nickname given to the Indian film industry - it's a play on the word Hollywood.
The B comes from Bombay (also known as Mumbai), a big city in India.
Films are made so fast that sometimes actors on set shoot scenes for four different films at a time - using the same actors and the same backgrounds.
news.bbc.co.uk /cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/2003/bollywood/newsid_2683000/2683799.stm   (85 words)

 NPR : Bollywood Dance Follows Movies, Music to the U.S.
Bollywood dance instructor Samson Kohletkar leads, and Sandip Roy follows, in a class at the Indian Community Center in Milpitas, Calif.
Morning Edition, February 25, 2005 ·; Americans are encountering Bollywood style on fashion runways and in music videos, and a new Hollywood movie is trying to introduce Bollywood to Western audiences.
Most films from Bollywood -- the catch-all name was originally a mix of "Bombay" and "Hollywood" -- are chaste romances set in exotic locations and jam-packed with music and dance numbers.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4508831   (534 words)

 Bollywood/Hollywood   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It's not that it was too much of a stretch for [Mehta] to attempt this kind of cheerful domesticated fare, it's more that she didn't stretch obvious strengths far enough.
Not authentic Bollywood, not polished enough to pass for Hollywood and not edgy enough for indie film fans.
While the musical numbers that season "Bollywood" are brimming with color and enthusiasm, they're not exactly overflowing with technical competence.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/bollywoodhollywood   (999 words)

 Bollywood Musical Opens In London, "The Merchants Of Bollywood" Mixes Old And New In Colorful Show - The ShowBuzz
Based on Merchant's life, "The Merchants Of Bollywood" tells the story of a young woman who rebels against her grandfather, a classical Indian dancer.
Although he wants her to continue in the family tradition, she chooses to follow her dream and makes a name for herself in Bollywood.
Merchant is also known for her choreography in many of Bollywood's top films in the past two decades.
www.showbuzz.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/12/27/theater/main2303685.shtml   (477 words)

 123India.com Actors and Actresses : Entertainment
Bollywood 2001 - site features Hindi movies, actors, actresses, cinema news and more.
Bollywood Kingdom - contains pics of Indian actors and actresses.
Bollywood Masti - featuring pictures gallery or actors & actresses.
dir.123india.com /entertainment/actors_and_actresses   (674 words)

 123India.com Bollywood : Entertainment
Bollywood Downunder - by Indians and Pakis in Australia.
Bollywood House - ghazals & songs in real player & mp3, actresses gallery, and more..
Bollywood for you - Latest Bollywood Gossips, News - B4utv.com your complete bollywood entertainment portal from the b4u worldwide network.
dir.123india.com /entertainment/bollywood   (2003 words)

 Bollywood News, Gossips & Reviews on bollywood cinema, music @ newkerala, India's bollywood news section
Kathmandu, April 29: Bollywood playback singer Udit Narayan, who left his village home in southern Nepal almost three decades ago to carve out a flourishing career in neighbouring India, plans to return to his roots with a film in Nepali.
New Delhi, Apr 27: The demand from some sections for the arrest of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty after she received Richard Gere's peck on the cheek at an event to promote AIDS awareness has evoked sharp reactions from Shilpa's friends and well wishers in the industry.
Mumbai, Apr 21: Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya, who tied the nuptial knot yesterday, are likely to leave for Venice in a couple of days for their honeymoon.
www.newkerala.com /bollywood-news.php   (4115 words)

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