Bollywood, Bradford & Beyond

Bollywood, Bradford & Beyond.

This exhibition, shown at the BD1 Gallery in Centenary Square in 2013 to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Indian cinema, included important contributions from Oriental Arts. In Filmistan, a film commissioned by Bradford UNESCO City of Film which looked back at the heyday of Britain’s Asian cinema scene, Champak Kumar describes how a fledgling Oriental Arts used to provide live entertainment to complement film screenings and the visits of top Bollywood stars.