The Dharavi Project, an initiative by Universal Music, will fund the expansion of a music and dance school in Dharavi, Asia's biggest slum, which featured as the backdrop of Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.
Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto and her longtime boyfriend Dev Patel are reportedly no longer together. The pair, who played on-screen couple in 'Slumdog Millionaire' have ended their real-life romance after dating for about six years, reported Us magazine.
There is a recurring pattern in actress Freida Pinto's films and that is the presence of strong female characters. The Hollywood-based Indian actress says it's the first thing that she considers while choosing films.
After playing the bad guy in `Slumdog Millionaire`, Madhur Mittal is set for a role-reversal in his second Hollywood outing `Million Dollar Arm` and the actor hopes the film turns out to be lucky for him.
The fact that the US has opened its doors to host the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards is testimony to the growing awareness about Indian cinema in that side of the world, says veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who has wide experience of both Bollywood and Hollywood.
Picture this - stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and the evergreen beauty Waheeda Rehman dancing to the tunes of AR Rahman`s "Jai ho" along with the Oscar composer on stage. This picture perfect moment came alive in the capital Saturday.
Vikas Swarup, an Indian diplomat and author of international bestseller `Q & A`, which was adapted into the award-winning `Slumdog Millionaire`, will be joined by 100 children for the launch of a Britain-based NGO, The Unity of Faiths Foundation (TUFF), Sep 27.