Articles tagged bollywood

How Representative of India is Bollywood?

Axiomatically, Bollywood’s India is a survey of the collective dreamscape created by a billion desires and dreads.

READ more
Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Bollywood / R.D. Burman

Bollywood on acid, plus an overview of one of the industry's greatest composers.

READ more

26 Nov 2012 // 10:12 PM

The Secret Lives of Bollywood Fans

The lights dimmed and the audience cheered as Khan strutted into frame to his own theme music. He beat up some bad guys, danced to a song about how awesome he was, acted the dutiful son to his mother, and made the heroine -- and the audience -- fall in love with him.

READ more
Various Artists: Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga!

Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga! offers the screeching guitar tones and blurting organs you'd expect, with spirited and blissful head trips peppering its 20 thoroughly researched selections.

READ more

20 May 2010 // 2:35 AM

Will Bollywood’s ‘Kites’ fly in U.S.?

LOS ANGELES — India has a population of more than 1.1 billion, and South Asians make up one of the fastest-growing immigrant communities in the United States.

READ more

Since Shahrukh Khan is showing Akon around Bollywood, imagine that awkward moment when the two are out on the town and they encounter the Fair and Handsome advertising chair, and Shahrukh Khan says to Akon, "I'd like you to meet my sponsor."

READ more

“This is what change looks like”—President Obama on the passage of the health care bill 2010. “How y’ah like me now”—Kool Moe Dee

READ more
Laxmikant Pyarelal: Bollywood Remembers

This selection of Bollywood film classics is fantastic and should appeal to anyone with an interest in beautiful singing and inventive arrangements.

READ more
A.R. Rahman: The Best of A.R. Rahman

His ability to grab quotations from unexpected places gives him plenty of chances to throw in a musical joke if he wanted to, but it doesn't seem to be in his temperament.

READ more

8 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM


The wonder of love and heartbreak with breathtaking visuals and top-notch Bollywood song and dance.

READ more

11 Jun 2008 // 9:57 PM

Various: Bollywood Steel Guitar

The elevator music of India.

READ more
Asha Bhosle: 75 Years of Asha

There are characteristic Asha touches, those nimble trills and teases, but nothing as ruthlessly energetic as some of the other Asha songs you might have heard.

READ more
Stars of Bollywood double as tourist lures while filming in South Florida

MIAMI - Bollywood has arrived in South Florida, and tourism boosters hope it will lure a significant chunk of India here, too. Some of the

READ more
Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Bollywood Gold

The Rough Guide to Bollywood Gold manages to be a solid contribution to a swelling genre without ever feeling like an essential disc.

READ more
//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

READ the article