The Film | Bollywood
Sidekick: “Hey Who is That Guy?”
Read an online magazine profile of Roshan Seth, “one actor who really deserves international notice.”
IMDB: Carol Kane Filmography
Carol Kane’s oeuvre from 1969 to the present. Includes links to descriptions and ratings for each film.
BBC Biographies: Madhur Jaffrey
This site for “Chefs and Presenters” profiles the acclaimed actress, cook, TV host and writer with links to 50 recipes from her BBC television series.
The Atlantic Monthly: “Cosmopolitan” by Akhil Sharma
Read the short story that inspired the film.
Rediff.com: “Don't Pigeonhole My Film”
Interview with COSMOPOLITAN director Nisha Ganatra about her career and the popularity of her first feature, Chutney Popcorn.
Rediff.com: “I Borrowed Big Time From Life”
Learn about COSMOPOLITAN screenwriter Sabrina Dhawan in this interview about her work and the acclaimed screenplay for Monsoon Wedding.
Church of Betty: Chris Rael
Web site of singer/composer/producer Chris Rael and the band Church of Betty. Rael wrote the original music in COSMOPOLITAN.
The “newcomer's guide to Bollywood” includes FAQs, translated lyrics, forums, biographies and more, making Hindi cinema more accessible to the English-speaking masses.
This online magazine has extensive coverage on Bollywood actors and actresses. Includes a photo gallery, movie reviews, gossip, music and more.
Read analytical write-ups of Indian cinema’s classics and its luminaries and find out more about the more serious side of Bollywood—documentary film.
The Bollywood Movie Database
An encylopedia of over 4,500 Indian films, the database includes links to online magazines, home pages, photographs of Bollywood actors and actresses and reviews.
PBS: The New Americans | Indian Musicals
Learn more about Bollywood, "the world's most prolific dream factory," from the companion site for the PBS / Independent Lens series The New Americans. See video clips from famous films, read about Bollywood-influenced Hollywood hits and listen to audio samples.
Read an article about the growing popularity of Bollywood films.
Channel 4: “Bollywood Basics”
Nasreen Munni Kabir, documentary filmmaker, authority on Indian cinema and author of the UK’s Channel 4's Bollywood: The Indian Cinema Story, reveals what defines a Bollywood movie and charts the rise to international success of the Indian film industry.
Channel 4: “Who’s Who in Bollywood”
Article explores the cult of celebrity in Indian cinema and the loyal worship from legions of fans.