Kashmir Documentary at Berlinale Sparks Controversy

Indian authorities have taken umbrage at the film “Kashmir: Journey to Freedom.” They are refusing to allow its American-Israeli director, Udi Aloni, to return to India, tbe director said. Panorama is a Berlinale showcase for independent and arthouse cinema. Told that a diplomat from the Indian Embassy was among the … Read more

Amitabh blasts ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ on blog

NEW DELHI: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has slammed Danny Boyle’s Golden Globe award winning underdog drama “Slumdog Millionaire” for showing India in poor light. “If ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ projects India as Third World dirty underbelly developing nation and causes pain and disgust among nationalists and patriots, let it be known that … Read more