Bollywood plans day long strike to protest over new tax proposal
Feb02

Bollywood plans day long strike to protest over new tax proposal

Bollywood will come to a standstill on February 23rd as the industry is planning a complete shutdown to protest over new government proposals to levy a new service tax on the film making industry. Those who oppose the proposal say the extra tax will have a negative effect on Indian film makers, squeezing film budgets even further. The Bollywood strike will take place on February 23rd for the entire day, although the strike could be...

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Bollywood action movie made on a budget of less than £25
Feb22

Bollywood action movie made on a budget of less than £25

A 40-minute action Bollywood movie which cost just £24.14 to create will make its premiere this weekend. The Bollywood movie was made by budding filmmaker, Geoff Dixon from Barnard Castle in Co Durham, and stars the staff from his local Indian restaurant, the Bengal Merchant. The film, entitled Indian Pickle, has been dubbed the cheapest Bollywood blockbuster ever by its creator in an interview with his local newspaper, The...

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Asda becomes first UK supermarket chain to sell Bollywood movies
Apr28

Asda becomes first UK supermarket chain to sell Bollywood movies

Asda have become the first supermarket chain in the UK to start stocking Bollywood movies. From the end of last month the retailer offered fans of the Indian film industry the chance to pick up a wide range of titles at very reasonable prices at any of their stores across the country. The Walmart owned retailer is stocking Bollywood DVDs with prices starting from as little as £2. A wide selection of titles are available including...

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