Steve Sharma requests: > Hi all, > I am interested in learning more about the film industry in India. > Even very general information is fine because I am not familiar with > very much of it. Can't anyone suggest some books, web pages, people I should contact, movies that I must see, etc. > I may be having the chance to go in a few weeks, so places to go would be great to. I can't vouch for the quality or usefulness of any of the following websites, but I received this message on another list just the other day!: ---BOLLYWOOD AND BEYOND, WEBSITES FROM INDIA--- THE BOLLYWOOD MOVIE DATABASE - Featuring Links, Photographs, Filmographies, Studio Contact Information, Reviews, a Chat Room and a Database of over 3,000 movies. Plus lots of other information. <http://www.wupper.de/sites/unnet/> YASH RAJ FILMS - Featuring information about the films of Yash Chopra, who has been making films for 40 years. The site is good example of what a filmmaker can do on the web. <http://www.yashrajfilms.com/> CLICK TICKETS - If your in India, or going to India, check out this site that lets you buy tickets to the latest movies on-line! The site also includes reviews and information on public opinion. <http://www.clicktickets.com/india.html> SRIDHAR NATARAJAN'S INDIAN FILM MUSIC HOMEPAGE - Featuring Commentary on film music, links to lots and lots of Real Audio of old and new music and lyrics. <http://roblix.eng.ohio-state.edu/~sridhar/desimusic.html> TAMIL MUSIC ONLINE- This site features clips and interviews from the movie "Jeans." A new popular film. The clips are in Tamil, Hindi and English. Plus lots of music info. <http://www.tamil.net/people/music/> ENTERTAIN INDIA - The On-Line Indian Superstore! Buy, Videos, Music, CD's, everything! <http://www.entertainindia.com/> NEPTUNE FILMS - Overseas distributor of Indian Films. <http://neptunefilms.com/> NATIONAL FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, LTD. - The central agency in India promoting quality cinema. The site features a brief history of Indian cinema and a film database. The site also has information about foreign films released there and info for anyone wanting to distribute films in India or go into production there. <http://www.nfdcindia.com/cinema.html> ABITHA S. - A researcher and writer of documentaries and short films in India. Seeking producers who want to work in India and share a passion for the country. <http://members.xoom.com/vistaas/abitha.htm> FREELANCE LOCATION SOUND RECORDIST - Production Sound Mixer From Bollywood, Bombay, India. The site lists the numerous films, commercials and television shows he's worked on. <http://www.bcity.com/rajendra> ---------------------- Donald Larsson Minnesota State U, Mankato [log in to unmask] ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.