, an award-winning actress and director known for her critically acclaimed performances in films like Fire
, and many others, leads a discussion of the Indian film industry. Bollywood, the Hindi-language films churned out by big-banner studios in Bombay, seems to have become synonymous with Indian cinema yet some of India's most outstanding directors--Satyajit Ray, Aravindan, Mrinal Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Shaji Karun, Girish Kasaravalli, and others--have made compelling films in their native languages outside the system. These "regional" films have featured significantly in the international arena and have much to share with the world that is beyond Bollywood.Part of maximum INDIA.
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