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    Indian Film Festival Opens With Pop Mob Drama 'Gangs of Wasseypur'

    The astonishing Hindi actor Manoj Bajpayee has his best role in years in Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur," which is tonight's kick-off gala presentation at the 11th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). A five-hour epic mob drama in two parts depicting a decades-long intra-Muslim vendett...

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    'Midnight's Children,' 'Reluctant Fundamentalist' and Bollywood Come to Hollywood in 2013 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

    The 11th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles is gearing up for its 2013 edition (April 9-14), and has a handful of special screenings decorating its lineup. Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Shreiber and Keifer Sutherland, is part of the program...

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    Bollywood Goes IMAX for First Time with 2013 Release of 'Dhoom:3'

    Bollywood action-thriller "Dhoom: 3" will be digitally remastered and released in IMAX throughout India in winter of 2013, marking the country's first local-language production to be released in the larger-than-life format.

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    Ten Bollywood Memories I'll Take With Me To My Grave

    If you’re like most Americans, your first exposure to Bollywood cinema was almost assuredly via the opening scene of Terry Zwigoff’s "Ghost World."

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    Cannes 2012: Fortissimo Films Acquires Foreign Rights to Bollywood-Set 'Miss Lovely' (Video)

    Fortissimo Films has acquired the international rights to "Miss Lovely," a debut feature from Indian director Ashim Ahluwalia. "Miss Lovely" will premiere at Cannes as part of the Official Selection, in Un Certain Regard. Three teasers for "Miss Lovely" are highlighted below.

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    Movie Lovers We Love: Bollywood Anthropologist Tejaswini Ganti Explains Why There's No Indie Industry in India

    "I've always been a big fan and viewer of Hindi cinema as a child," Bollywood anthropologist Tejaswini Ganti recently told Indiewire.

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    Indian Documentaries Are Enjoying a Renaissance, But You Can't See Them. Here's Why.

    Something new is happening to Indian documentaries. But so far, it's not very easy to find them: Only three Indian documentaries have found theatrical distribution in their own country.

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    Cannes Goes Bollywood with Musical Compilation The Greatest Love Story Ever Told VIDEOS UPDATED

    Aishwarya Rai is a familiar fixture on the Cannes Fest red carpet. And this year, she's front and center in a new Bollywood film, Bollywood - The Greatest Love Story Ever Told (pictured), produced expressly for Cannes.

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    Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Announces Winners, Lead By Udaan

    The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announces its 2011 winners, who were announced at the April 17 gala closing of the fest. Disney's Zokkomon (opens stateside April 22) also had its world premiere at the gala. The festival screened 32 features, docs and shorts at Hollywood's ArcLight.

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    Hollywood Goes Bollywood: L.A. and Indian Producers Form Film Council

    As India continues to make inroads in Hollywood by investing in such companies as DreamWorks and IM Global, it remains to be seen what the practical results will be of a signed cooperation pact between the city of Los Angeles and the Indian film industry. The city of L.A., the Film and Television Producers Guild of India and the Film Federation of India have agreed to:develop and strengthen motion picture production, distribution, technology, content protection and commercial cooperation between the two filmmaking communities.  The two parties also support the creation of the Los Angeles-India Film Council to increase Indian film production i...

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