Posts Tagged ‘hindi films’

By • Jan 17th, 2013 • Category: Bollywood, Books and Authors, Entertainment, Featured, India, Mumbai, New York, People
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Javed Akhtar is a well-known Hindi film lyricist, screenwriter and an urdu poet. He has been involved in Hindi film industry or Bollywood for over 40 years. In the interview Mr. Akhtar talks about Umrao Jaan, his father Jan Nissar Akhtar and writings. This interview was recorded on  November 2, 2006 at the IAAC film festival in Manhattan, New York. At the [...]



By • Jan 3rd, 2012 • Category: Bollywood, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, India, People, Video
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In 2011 “Delhi Belly” proved to be unusual success in Bollywood. Unusual because this funny, comic thrilled is largely in English with a few sentences in Hindi thrown in. The film was dubbed in Hindi to make it accessible to a larger audience in India. “Delhi Belly” was also unusual since this was Los Angeles-based [...]



By • Jul 1st, 2011 • Category: Bollywood, Entertainment, Featured, New York, People, South Asian Actors, Video
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Meet Shenaz Treasurywala, who started her career as a VJ on MTV India and made her debut in Indian cinema. In this interview Shenaz talks about working in Aamir Khan’s new Bollywood film Delhi Belly and how she landed the role. She also talks about her foray into American soap opera ABC’s One Life to [...]



By • Jun 27th, 2011 • Category: Bollywood, Books and Authors, Entertainment, Featured, India, People
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Greg Booth is a musician, author and teacher at University of Auckland, New Zealand. In 2008 Greg’s book “Behind The curtain: Making Music in Mumbai’s Film Studios,” was published. The book highlights the contributions of individual musicians, who were part of a larger Hindi or Bollywood music orchestra led by C. Ramachandra, SD Burman, Laximant [...]