Tag: Bollywood

Bollywood Superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Test Positive For COVID-19

Bollywood veteran megastar Amitabh Bachchan, 77, has tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to hospital on Saturday in his hometown of Mumbai, he said on Twitter, calling for those close to him to get tested. “I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital,” Bachchan wrote, saying his family[Read More…]

India’s Magical Weapon of Power in Northern Nigeria

I don’t know a single Arewa (Northern Nigerian) household that does not watch Bollywood. This doesn’t necessarily mean the owners of the house are devoted fans; it is often the domestic workers who come together in the smallest sitting room to watch TV. TV means Bollywood and Kannywood (the Hausa-language[Read More…]

Opinion: Nollywood Cultural Originality

By Farouk Martins Aresa Africans finally realize that fake and broken European or American that we used to call Akada can never successfully compete with the original. Akada will always remain second class. The simplest case in point to African originality is Nollywood example from original African culture, swiveled into[Read More…]