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Shilpa Jamkhandikar

Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres, angering theater owners

15 May 2020

MUMBAI Amazon Prime Video, Amazon's streaming service, will screen several new Indian films originally meant for theatrical release this month, sparking protests from cinema owners as the novel coronavirus outbreak upends Bollywood. | Video

Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres, angering theater owners

15 May 2020

MUMBAI Amazon Prime Video, Amazon's streaming service, will screen several new Indian films originally meant for theatrical release this month, sparking protests from cinema owners as the novel coronavirus outbreak upends Bollywood. | Video

Factbox: India's new rules for the coronavirus lockdown

04 May 2020

MUMBAI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has extended a nationwide coronavirus lockdown until May 17 but has allowed some relaxations, which will take effect on Monday. The following lists what remains banned and what is permitted:

Coronavirus shatters silver screen dreams for India's Bollywood

01 May 2020

MUMBAI India's film industry, purveyor of song-and-dance spectacles to millions, will take at least two years to recover financially from the coronavirus pandemic, which is threatening big-ticket projects, putting at risk tens of thousands of jobs. | Video

Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor, 67, dies of leukemia

30 Apr 2020

MUMBAI Indian actor Rishi Kapoor, who starred in celebrated Bollywood movies such as "Bobby" and "Mera Naam Joker", died on Thursday after a two-year battle with leukemia, his family said.

Irrfan Khan, Indian actor in 'Life of Pi', dies of cancer aged 54

29 Apr 2020

MUMBAI Irrfan Khan, an Indian actor who brought versatility and style to recent hit films and had roles in Hollywood movies such as "Life of Pi" and "The Namesake", died on Wednesday, aged 54. | Video

Maharashtra allows some economic activity as national coronavirus cases top 15,000

19 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Maharashtra, India's largest regional economy, will allow a limited number of sectors to resume business on Monday, after a weeks-long shutdown to slow the spread of coronavirus left millions out of work.

In Modi's India, virus fallout inflames divisions between Muslims and Hindus

17 Apr 2020

MUMBAI The purple ink stamped on Iqbal Hussain Siddiqui's hand by Indian health workers was supposed to ensure he stayed home under quarantine.

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