The dancers stopped strutting on Bollywood film sets this year as the Indian film industry struggled to find any spring in its step during a disastrous 2020.
The annus horribilis for the world's most prolific movie industry began with the heartbreaking deaths in April within 36 hours of luminaries Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor.
Aamir Khan, the world-renowned movie star from India, gathered with his fans in southeastern Turkey on Aug. 12.
Khan stopped shooting his movie Laal Singh Chaddha, an adaption of the 1994 classic Forrest Gump due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in India, and started looking for alternative locations in Turkey to shoot his movie.
The Dora Stratou Theater, popular for its traditional Greek dance productions, will be hosting the 7th Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival from July 5 to 7. Two nights of performances will feature international artists from seven countries as well as choreographic works by Greece's first Bollywood Dance Academy.
SOFIA: An Indian fantasy Brahmāstra, the debut feature of Ayan Mukerji, wrapped shooting in Bulgaria. According to the Indian media, shooting took place at the spa resort Devin, in the Rhodope Mountains.
Filming in Bulgaria followed two schedules, in the spring and summer of 2018. The main characters are played by Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy.
Bollywood star Salman Khan was convicted April 5 of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and could face up to six years in prison.