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THE teenage son of a Bollywood filmmaker eloped with his 13-year-old girlfriend, after being inspired by his father's film Live Only for Me in which two childhood sweethearts overcome odds to unite.
A RAGING rivalry between two of India's biggest screen stars has worsened after a marriage in one of their families obliged actors and producers in the world's largest film industry to begin taking sides.
AN INDIAN court ordered the arrest of Hollywood star Richard Gere yesterday for kissing the Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty at an AIDS campaign event this month, saying it was an obscene act committed in public.
TWO of India's biggest film stars - Abhishek Bachchan and a former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai - have finally got engaged after months of feverish speculation about their relationship.
SANJAY Dutt, a Bollywood cinema action hero, was found guilty yesterday of possessing illegal arms but acquitted of a more serious conspiracy charge in a deadly terror attack that struck India 13 years ago.
IT'S the largest film industry in the world, easily eclipsing Hollywood by churning out up to 800 films a year. But until relatively recently Bollywood movies were only known to a niche market in Scotland.
A GIANT Bollywood billboard and one of the world's biggest-selling bhangra artists in the world will be among the main attractions at this year's Edinburgh Mela festival.
ONE of the biggest names in Bollywood cinema has spoken of his shock at seeing the conditions children in war-torn Sri Lanka have to endure.
IS THE next big thing in superheroes a masked man who leaps from skyscraper to skyscraper, saves the world and suddenly breaks into song? Audiences will find out on June 23 when Krrish - a film that showcases Bollywood's first fully realised Superman-style hero - reaches cinema screens.
BOLLYWOOD movie star Salman Khan, freed on bail last week after being convicted of killing an endangered deer on a hunting trip eight years ago, has begun work on songs and dances he will perform at concerts in Europe, his brother Sohail said today.
A BOLLYWOOD actress has been charged with hiring a contract killer to murder a film director who refused to give her a part.
TONY BLAIR today promised a deal with India which will see the British film industry building links with Bollywood.
A LEADING Bollywood actor was embroiled in a sex scandal last night after being filmed apparently offering to promote the career of an aspiring actress if she slept with him.
AN INDIAN court yesterday denied bail to a Bollywood film-maker and two colleagues arrested on allegations of culpable homicide after the death of a British assistant, who was killed by a passing train during a film shoot.
AN INDIAN film director faces a ten-year prison sentence after being charged with the culpable homicide of his British assistant who was hit by a train while filming last week.
ONE of the world’s leading opponents of genetically modified crops has backed the campaign to keep Scotland GM-free.
A COURT handed down prison sentences yesterday against India’s top movie mogul and a film producer who worked with him, highlighting fears that organised crime has dug its claws into Bollywood, the world’s biggest film industry.
KARISHMA Kapoor, the Indian actress who has tantalised millions with her suggestive dances and powerful acting, married a car dealer yesterday after a whirlwind romance that has captivated the country.