BOLLYWOOD: THE GREATEST LOVE STORY EVER TOLD

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Jeff Zimbalist 2011 | 90 min.

Section: Spring Showcase

Premiere: Hawaii

Countries: India

Languages: Hindi, with English subtitles

Genres: Bollywood, Educational, Music


Synopsis

We love it.
We hate it.
We see it as regressive.
We see it as modern.
Melodramatic or Mythic?

Bollywood.

Some say it's the only culture that holds India together. Others say it's the most corrupting influence on Indians and should be banished from their shores.

A love a affair that has lasted over 70 years between almost 2 billion people worldwide .

Not only does it refuse to stop, it keeps on growing. Embracing it's most important, it's most vilified, it's most loved element: the song and dance.

Screenings

Monday, April 16 6:00 PM Dole Cannery A Date Passed
Thursday, April 19 4:00 PM Dole Cannery A Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Jeff Zimbalist
Producer Shekhar Kapur, Ronnie Screwvala
Executive Producer Neha Kaul
Cast Shammi Kapoor, Shekhar Kapur, Dev Anand, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Saroj Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
Cinematographer Tapan Basu, Ashok Mehta
Editor Jeff Zimbalist