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).