The sci-fi show, Battlestar Galactica, used the Gayatri Mantra as its opening theme and incorporated it liberally throughout the show.
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Satyajit Ray contended that Close Encounters of the Third Kind and ET, would not have been possible without his 1967 script of The Alien being available throughout America in mimeographed copies.
One of the writers (and sometimes producer) for CSI, Star Trek, Farscape, and other science/sci-fi shows is a certain Naren Shankar.
The alien warrior race in the Bruce Willis film, The Fifth Element, are called the Mangalores.
The most insidious villain in Star Trek is an Indian named Khan whose full name is Khan Noonien Singh. He is a genetically engineered superhuman from the late 20th century.