India in focus

The release and eventual success of Danny Boyle’s multiple Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire (SM; 2008) immediately put India on the global map. Its success was followed by a slew of Hollywood films with stories based in India, such as the Julia Roberts-starrer Eat Pray Love (2010), John-Madden’s

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and Ang Lee’s Life Of Pi (2012).

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Behind the scenes on Disney’s ‘Million Dollar Arm’

The makers of “Million Dollar Arm,” the forthcoming movie chronicling the unlikely bid by agent J.B. Bernstein to turn two young Indian men into professional baseball players, portrayed it as more of a universal human interest story than a sports-centric film.

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    Indian baseball player reveals his unlikely path to Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league team

Indian baseball player reveals his unlikely path to Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league team

(CBS News) The baseball playoffs begin Tuesday night and the Pittsburgh Pirates are finally in. Until this year, the Pirates had 20 straight losing seasons, the longest streak in American professional sports. But the team is trying to build a winning future. Recently, CBS News’ Mark Strassmann took a look at one of their most unusual prospects.

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