Salaam Bombay

  • 'Mumbai Cha Raja' review: It's not assertive but definitely in search of a solution 18-02-2014 03:05 PM

    Cast: Rahul Bairagi, Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Tejas Parvatkar, Dhanshree Jain Director: Manjeet Singh What 'Salaam Bombay' and many other films tried to communicate about the lives of slum dwellers in late 1980s is almost true in 2013 as well. It's not an attempt to establish a connection between Mira...
  • In the West, people laugh at Bollywood's formula films: Farrukh Dhondy 11-01-2014 12:04 PM

    Kolkata: Stating that Bollywood actors are popular only amongst the Indian diaspora in Britain, Indian-origin British author and scriptwriter Farrukh Dhondy says that the formula films churned out by the Hindi film industry 'don't work in the West'. Dhondy has written screenplays for film and television, including 'Split Wide Open'...
  • The Good Road: The reasons behind its selection as India's Oscar entry 22-09-2013 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Gyan Correa's debut Gujarati movie 'The Good Road', a lost-and-found story of a small boy, was today nominated as India's official entry at next year's Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category. National award-winning 'The Good Road' saw off strong competition from films like 'The Lunchbox', 'Bhaag Milkha...
  • 'Slumdog' title not in good taste: Mira Nair 01-12-2010 01:07 PM

    Panaji: The title of Danny Boyle's film 'Slumdog Millionaire' raised many eyebrows in India but all was forgotten in its Oscar glory. Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair, who explored the subject far more deeply in her film 'Salaam Bombay', feels calling Mumbai street children as dogs was in poor taste. Mira,...
  • Tips: Mira Nair and Sooni Taraporevala on film making 14-03-2009 10:51 PM

    They have produced films like Salaam Bombay and The Namesake. ...
  • Mira Nair and Soni on Little Zizou 14-03-2009 02:36 AM

    The duo talk about Sooni's decision to turn director with Little Zizou. ...
  • Don't blame stars for teen smoking 17-09-2006 07:58 AM

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