Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wove his cinematic magic at the Penguin annual lecture here where he spoke about women's empowerment, Hindi cinema, his father and much more to an awestruck audience in a floodlight sports stadium.
Actress Shilpa Shirodkar, who is set to make a comeback to acting after 13 years, but on the small screen, credits her second innings to Bollywood.
It is considered one of the most brilliant portrayals in Hindi cinema by any actress but not many know that Meena Kumari nearly missed out on playing the lead role of Chhoti Bahu in Guru Dutt's classic Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam.
Dibakar Banerjee is ensuring that he is the first director to bring Bengali sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi to Hindi cinema audience by buying the rights to all the 30 stories on him by author Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay.
As it has turned out in the first week of the festival, notwithstanding the healthy numbers that it has toted up on the Croisette this year, contemporary cinema from the world's most prolific film-making nation continues to languish on the fringes of the frame here.
One of the most good looking actors of Hindi cinema model-turned Arjun Rampal, also known for his fashion sense, doesn't take the titles given to him seriously.
Described as one of the most good looking actors in Hindi cinema, Arjun Rampal will sport rugged looks in his forthcoming film D-Day.
Every decade of the 100 years of Hindi films had its unique highlights. A pictorial.
For filmmaker Karan Johar, 2001 was the turning point in Hindi cinema as two unique films - Dil Chahta Hai and Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India - truly set the ball rolling for change.
Konkona Sen Sharma says that she will continue to act in English and Bengali films as she feels that acting in Hindi cinema alone is not everything.
Actor-director Markand Deshpande, who has been in the industry for more than two decades, feels that Hindi cinema has lost its charm and has only become a money minting machine.
The last of the female superstars of Hindi cinema - Sridevi proved that she still had a lot more acting left in her with her critically acclaimed performance in English Vinglish.