Last week, the HT hosted the second edition of the Brunch Dialogues in Bombay. This is a series of events focussing on conversations about Indian cinema. The first one, held some months ago, was on gangster movies. This one examined the role of the heroine in Hindi cinema. Read more
As much as we are delighted by the Slumdog Millionaire sweep at the Oscars, we know in our hearts that this is not an Indian picture. Danny Boyle may thank the city of Bombay but he also thanked various Hollywood studios and when it was time for the Best Picture Oscar to be awarded, it was a Western producer who accepted it.