from India Insight:

And Then One Day: Naseeruddin Shah on his memoirs and life

September 26, 2014

It's difficult to hold back your surprise when Naseeruddin Shah, one of India's foremost art house actors, says the film industry doesn't interest him greatly. In a career spanning almost four decades, Shah has worked with Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winning director Shyam Benegal and James Bond actor Sean Connery, won acclaim for his movie roles and continues to dabble in theatre.

from The Great Debate:

Robin Williams: Appreciations of his talent, his work and his life

By Jason Fields
August 12, 2014

File photo of actor Williams arriving at premiere of "World's Greatest Dad" during Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah

Robin Williams, the 63-year-old comedian and Oscar-winning actor who died Monday in an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California was rare. Not just in his talent, his success, or his fame or fortune, but in how universally he was loved by the public.

from India Insight:

Vijender Singh enters the Bollywood ring with ‘Fugly’

June 15, 2014

Vijender Singh, the pin-up boy of Indian boxing, made his Bollywood debut on Friday, starring in a thriller about four youngsters who get into trouble with the police.

from Photographers' Blog:

Bollywood dreams

May 2, 2013

Mumbai, India

By Danish Siddiqui

The Hindi film industry or Bollywood can make a star, a household name out of anyone overnight. It can bring instant money, fame and the fan-following of millions from across continents.

from India Masala:

The phenomenon called Amitabh Bachchan

October 11, 2012

Twitter is abuzz with the spirit of festivity, and here’s why: It is Amitabh Bachchan’s 70th birthday.

from India Insight:

INTERVIEW – Supreme Court lawyer on Khushboo case

May 2, 2010

Pinky Anand, counsel for actress Khushboo in the Supreme Court, spoke to Reuters about the case and how the verdict would have a far-reaching impact.

from Your View:

A young boy gesture to an actor imitatin

August 10, 2009

A young boy gestures to an actor imitating Charlie Chaplin, during the Serbarile Timisoreana festival in Bacau, Romania, August 07, 2009.  Your View/Sebastian Sascau

from Fan Fare:

Pfeiffer ‘felt like an alien’ until acting came along

February 10, 2009

michelleMichelle Pfeiffer said she felt like "an alien" before discovering a home in acting.

from India Insight:

Superstar Chiranjeevi turns politician. Finally.

August 29, 2008

The Telugu actor launched his Praja Rajyam (People’s Rule) party this week, the latest in a long line of bigwigs from the acting fraternity in south India to nurse political ambitions.

Actor ChiranjeeviChiranjeevi, 53, is in good company. M.G. Ramachandran, N.T. Rama Rao, J. Jayalalithaa and M. Karunanidhi had all successfully made the leap from silver screen to political stage.