I media del subcontinente hanno intrapreso diverse iniziative per celebrare il centenario del cinema indiano. Bighellonando in internet siamo incappati in un programma piuttosto interessante diffuso da NDTV. A metà strada fra il servizio giornalistico e il sondaggio popolare, Bollywood Roots offre settimanalmente in circa 40 minuti uno spaccato di storia del cinema popolare in lingua hindi, riproponendo sequenze di pellicole da Raja Harishchandra ad oggi, battute celebri, volti amati. Vi segnaliamo di seguito alcune puntate e... buona visione!
Indian Cinema: 100 years of Bollywood, 06.05.12:
'A 100 years of emotions, drama and music that have consistently stirred passions in India. NDTV charts a century in Indian cinema right from its inception with Dadasaheb Phalke's Raja Harishchandra till Aamir Khan's Oscar-nominated movie Lagaan'.
Bollywood@100: Top actors, 03.06.12:
'A century of Cinema and the one man who has gone through multiple evolutions has been the 'Hero', with each decade representing a new facet to his larger than life persona. Here at NDTV, we conducted a viewer poll on their top 15 popular heroes in the last 100 years of Bollywood. And the results, least to say, were astounding!'.
Bollywood@100: Most popular actresses of all time, 09.06.12:
'As Indian cinema completes 100 glorious years, here's a look at the most popular Bollywood actresses of all time based on a poll conducted by NDTV'.
|Kajol e Shah Rukh Khan - Kuch Kuch Hota Hai|
Bollywood's top 20 rain songs, 28.07.12:
'Pyar Hua Ikarar Hua, famous song from Raj Kapoor and Nargis starrer 1955 film, Shree 420, has topped the NDTV Viewers Poll conducted on top 20 rain songs in Bollywood'.
Iconic heroes of Bollywood (Part I), 12.01.13:
'From Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand to Sunil Dutt, Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan, the larger than life persona and charisma of the heroes of Bollywood have influenced people and have become legends. Here is a tribute to the superstars who defined Hindi cinema through their distinct personalities'.
Iconic heroes of Bollywood (Part II), 19.01.13:
'Continuing with our two part series on the superstars who have defined Hindi cinema through their distinct personalities, here is a tribute to the actors from 70s to the present era, who are and will become the ultimate legends of Bollywood'.