India Insight

Costa-Gavras prefers Bollywood fantasy to American action

October 21, 2013

Filmmaker Costa-Gavras, best known for the 1969 political thriller “Z“, has documented prickly themes such as dictatorship, dissent and oppression over the past half-century.

Politics and films: An Indian affair

March 12, 2009

The Congress party has bought the rights to “Jai Ho”, the Oscar-winning song from “Slumdog Millionaire”, to use for its election campaign.

Children who can’t smile – the cleft lip deformity

March 9, 2009

Doctors call it the “ignored problem” and semi-literate parents in India‚Äôs rural hinterland view it as a “curse of God”.