Teach Me How To Dougie: Retro Bollywood Style

Ruhi Shamim · 11/01/10 10:30AM

Repetitive watching is the key to learning The Dougie. Just when you think you've gotten enough, we stumble upon an awesomely mustachioed Elvisesque Indian dude breaking it down. Next thing you know you'll be hanging from chandeliers, doing the Dougie.

Hitler Goes Bollywood!

Richard Lawson · 06/09/10 05:38PM

It's true. There will be a Bollywood Hitler movie. Also today: Idiot Paul Rudd's non-idiot sisters are named, everyone's favorite show has been renewed, that Superbad kid just keeps hangin' on, and a great new series begins.

More Adventures in Olympic Racial Drag

Maureen O'Connor · 02/22/10 02:22AM

We finally figured out why the Russian ice dancers thought they could get away with their brownface "Aboriginal Dance" routine: This year, everyone did racial drag. Americans in bindi. Germans in grass skirts. French cowboys, kimonos, "Hava Nagila," oh my!

Sex Does Not Sell Movies; Indians Do

Adrian Chen · 12/29/09 11:43PM

The showbiz news cycle has ground to a halt. But you'll be glad you stuck with it, because two stories in today's trades reveal very conclusively that sex does not sell but Indians dancing do. Use this knowledge wisely.

Naomi's Bollywood Debut

cityfile · 11/13/08 08:46AM

Last we heard, the typical Bollywood heroine was a coy, traditional woman—not a violent criminal who goes through rich men like party snacks—but apparently that didn't deter producer Shailendra Singh from recruiting Naomi Campbell to sing (in Hindi!) in his new animated film, Jumbo. The scary supermodel will also dance in a promo for the film, which probably won't erase the public's traumatic memories of her own short-lived pop career. [Female First]

Snoop Dogg Named America's Musical Ambassador To India

Hamilton Nolan · 07/28/08 08:15AM

When a business has completely saturated one market, it can either die out or expand into another market. I think it's safe to say that rap-as-pop-music has reached its tipping point in terms of US commercial appeal. Luckily there's a billion people in India who have yet to embrace pimpology! Rappers in America have been stealing Indian music for beats for quite a while now, but the relationship hasn't been reciprocal. Snoop Dogg is on the kizzle, though, coming to Mumbizzle with a suitcase full of mizzle (marketing strategies). His main obstacle? India's current old-ass musical tastes:

Bollywood Epic To Employ Ancient Action-Hero Gods Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Seth Abramovitch · 06/23/08 01:45PM

Following last week's surprise announcement that India's Reliance ADA Group would sink a half-billion into DreamWorks, the lines dividing Hollywood and Bollywood continue to blur: Today comes news that national action-hero treasures Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger have carved some time out of their busy franchise-rebooting / incomprehensible-speechifying schedules to sign on for the most epic Bollywood production of all time. And it's all going down right on the Universal lot, a stone's throw from Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks offices: