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Wall Street Journal Article: A Passage to Hollywood: Hollywood and India join up to create a new genre of movies; Mickey Rourke considers a role, Stallone shoots with Kumar: The director is American. The stars are from India. And the movie, which is scheduled to open in India and the U.S. this fall, has Hollywood special effects and Bollywood song-and-dance.
The horror film "Hisss," currently wrapping up shooting in Mumbai, is a result of a growing collaboration between Hollywood and the Indian film industry.
Money, stars and scripts are flowing in both directions, giving rise to a new genre of crossover cinema. Among the projects in development: Screenwriter Paul Schrader, famous for such films as "Taxi Driver" and "Raging Bull," is working on a thriller with an Indian producer. Sylvester Stallone will appear in "Kambakkht Ishq," or "Incredible Love," an action-filled comedy shot in Los Angeles and starring Akshay Kumar. Indian film mega star Shahrukh Khan is producing and starring in a superhero film that will be co-written by American and Indian screenwriters and digitally souped up by American special-effects technicians.
Crossover projects have been percolating for several years but are heating up with the success of "Slumdog Millionaire." The rags-to-riches tale shot in the slums of Mumbai has become a surprise Oscar darling with 10 Academy Award nominations, including best picture.
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Hollywood has always been a "Mentor" to the world of cinemas. "Bollywood" derived from the combination of the film city in India; Bombay and the "Hollywood".
Over the years Indian cinema has build and set its trend and made a global presence in the world cinema.
As quoted in the Book of World Record 2006 today Bollywood is the largest film producer in the world and it Revenues at the second largest film industry in the world, Bollywood has contributed many talents - each brilliant in its own creative field with the global recognition and awareness. Understanding the cinema as business with experience of both the countries and having the passion to enjoy our work while maintaining the consistency in the creative endeavors there was a reason and a need of building a company that bridges between Bollywood and Hollywood in which few have managed to create an organization that has become an integral part of the entertainment business.
Founder & CEO Prashant Shah has been part of Indian film industry for 15 years before migrating to the US and gaining the experience in IT, Biometrics and Healthcare while setting trends in the US corporate world being nominated as Entrepreneur of the year by Ernst & Young for the year 2000, Prashant envisioned the next business revolution in the field of media and entertainment and in 1999 launched his film production and distribution company in the US under the banner Bollywood Hollywood Production Inc.
Understanding the culture and values from both sides of the cinema world, the family owned business Bollywood Hollywood offers services into film production, distribution, marketing, consulting, strategic planning and resources to film makers in India and USA. -bollywoodhollywood.com