Christian, an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine, queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge.
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning 20 million rupees on India's version of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up.
Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, with a Bollywood twist. In Ammritsar, the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find matches for her four daughters. Second sister, Lalita, meets American Will Darcy - is it love?
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry.
Mili is encouraged by her childhood friend Munna to pursue her dream of winning fame as an actress. When Mili is offered a part in a film by a famous actor, Munna feels he's no longer worthy of her affections and decides to leave town.
The title represents a triple-entendre: it refers to both the actual shooting of a film (in this case, a Bollywood gangster movie), the simulated gunfire in the film-within-the-film, and some of the shady activity that belies the creation of Indian populist cinema (with more than passing ties to the Bombay underworld).
Om Prakesh Makhija works as a junior artiste in Bollywood in the 70's. He is madly in love with the superstar of that time, Shantipriya. His dream to become a superstar and be with his lady love is thwarted as he witnesses the brutal murder of his beloved Shantipriya by a mercenary producer.
This program travels through the landscape of Indian cinema, providing contrasts and comparisons with its counterpart in the west. Interviews with Shah Rukh Kahn and Manisha Koirala examine the pressures of in Indian film acting.
Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a note in the next day's lunchbox. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the communication soon evolves into an unexpected friendship
Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius. You've never met a college student quite like 'Rancho.' From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down-along with the lives of his two newfound best friends.
This film is about two brothers, one a cop and the other a criminal. The brothers share a mutual adoration for their mother and though they care for each other end up at odds due to their respective roles.
Set against the historical backdrop of the "Quit India Movement" during India's struggle for independence, this romantic story portrays the martyrdom of freedom fighters and the sacrifices that common folk as well as the elite were willing to make in the national cause.
A young London based film-maker comes upon the diaries of her grandfather, who served in the British police force in India during the freedom struggle. She plans to shoot a film based on the diaries and casts a group of friends to play the roles of the revolutionaries described in the diaries.
A young man goes against the wishes of his beloved, but autocratic, father to marry the girl he loves and is no longer welcome at home. His younger brother vows to reunite the family and bring back the happiness they once shared.
After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.
This is a story of two best friends at college: Rahul and Anjali. Unknown to Rahul, Anjali has fallen in love with him. When Rahul confesses that he is in love with Tina, Anjali is heartbroken and decides to leave college. Now, nine years have passed and Rahul is a single parent after Tina's demise.
Two ambitious dreamers, Rakesh and Vimmi, set out from different small towns to find fame. Instead, they find each other and form the duo, Bunty and Babli. They commit criminal capers, with an ambitious police inspector hot on their trail.
Rizwan, an Indian man with a unique way of looking at the world, moves to San Francisco and meets a vivacious single mother named Mandira. They form a special bond and fall in love against all odds, but fate and tragedy conspire to tear them apa
In the week of local elections in the Indian village of Peepli, two poor farmers, Natha and Budhia, face losing their land over an unpaid government loan. Desperate, they seek help from an apathetic local politician who suggests they commit suicide to benefit from a government program that aids the families of indebted deceased farmers