As the calendar was flipping a page from July over into August, director Mani Ratnam was being fêted in both Europe and North America.
Long before we talked about crossover stars, there was Zohra Sehgal. On her 100th birthday, friends from around the world from James Ivory to Aasif Mandvi, toast the art, craft and naughtiness of Zohra Sehgal.
At age 60, Art Malik, who became famous with Raj productions like The Jewel in the Crown and A Passage to India, is finally acting in a bona fide Indian film. But his role in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag almost didn't happen.
Dublin's historic Trinity college hadn't allowed a film crew in for 20 years until Ek Tha Tiger. Ireland rolled out the red carpet for Bollywood. Now it is hoping Salman Khan will help the Celtic tiger roar.