According to Steven Spielberg, Bollywood actor, Amrish Puri, was his favourite villain and "the best the world has produced and ever will".
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The Turkish film Avare, released in 1964, is a remake of Raj Kapoor's Awara (1951) which was a huge hit in Turkey.
Quentin Tarantino informed Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap that the animated sequence in Kill Bill was inspired by an "Indian serial killer film which showed violence as animated". The only candidate that fits this bill is Kamal Haasan's Aalavandhan (Abhay in Hindi).
India's first talkie was Alam Ara (1931) starring Zubeida, who, as the daughter of the Nawab of Sachin, was a princess in real life. The film is now lost.
Timur / Tamerlane / Timur the Lame, founder of the Timurid dynasty and decimator of 5% of the world's population had a son named Shah Rukh.