Vignettes from the life of “The Man Who Knew Infinity Well”

Vignettes from the life of “The Man Who Knew Infinity Well”

In the Chennai suburb of Triplicane, there once lived a seamstress called Janaki. People came to her with saris to mend and blouses to stitch. But there was more to the old lady than tailoring.She was the wife of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. Ramanujan’s life is brought to the present generation by the biopic “The Man Who Knew Infinity”

Bollywood box office collections surge 42% in January-March without any release featuring the Khans

Bollywood box office collections surge 42% in January-March without any release featuring the Khans

Riding on the twin successes of the controversy-ridden Padmaavat and smaller offerings such as Raid and Hichki, Bollywood’s earnings at Rs1,103 crore for the first quarter of 2018 registered an impressive 42% growth over the first quarter of 2017. And this without any film featuring the three Khans, Shah Rukh, Aamir and Salman.

China falls in love with Bollywood all over again

China falls in love with Bollywood all over again

Asian rivals India and China have started a new romance on the silver screen. After the run-away success of the sports biopic “Dangal,” last year, Chinese audiences and film distributors have embraced Bollywood’s two-hour, song-and-dance filled offerings with a renewed relish.

Bollywood rises to seek justice for rape victims

Bollywood rises to seek justice for rape victims

The brutal gang rape and murder of the eight-year-old Muslim girl, Asifa Bano, hailing from the nomadic Bakarwal community in the Kathua district of occupied Kashmir and the rape of 17 year old job seeker in Unnao by a law maker have sent shock waves throughout India. Bollywood has also rising to the occasion demanding “Safe India before Clean India.”

Salman Khan gets bail in 1998 blackbuck killing case

Salman Khan gets bail in 1998 blackbuck killing case

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who spent the last two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail after being found guilty in a 20-year-old blackbuck poaching case, has been granted bail by a court in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur. Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi, who began hearing his bail request this morning for the second day, announced his decision just after lunch. 

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