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Tom Alter, a notable Indian actor of American descent, passed away on the 29th of September at his residence in Mumbai. Tom (67) was recently diagnosed with Stage IV skin cancer.
The Indian government awarded Tom Alter the prestigious Padma Shri in 2008. He has acted in several films like Aashiqui, Veer-Zaara, and Gandhi. It must be noted that he had also acted in the popular Television series Sakthiman. »
Fathom Events is bringing the “Best of Bollywood” to U.S. movie theaters beginning in July.
Fathom announced Monday — the opening day of CinemaCon — that it plans to screen at least two Bollywood films this year and as many as six next year as part of what it’s touting as the first-ever Bollywood classic film series presented in North American cinemas. The event will kick off with the 2002 romantic drama “Devdas,” and include titles from prominent Indian film studios Eros International and Yash Raj Films.
Fathom, which specializes in presenting live events for theatrical chains, is co-owned by AMC Entertainment, Cinemark Holdings, and Regal Entertainment Group. “Batman: The Killing Joke,” “TCM Big Screen Classics,” and “Met Live” are among its more prominent titles. It’s also booked more than 700 locations for the April 25 screenings of “Enough” from Christian comedian Chonda Pierce.
The Bollywood series will be shown at several »
- Dave McNary
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