India Splendor
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India Splendor

India Splendor
Aishwarya Rai stars in the new Indian movie “Guru,” which screens Tuesday night at the Billy Wilder Theater as part of the India Splendor festival.

India Splendor will unfold over six days in Los Angeles, starting Friday, and will showcase contemporary Indian cinema, arts, fashion, dance, music and spirituality. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
Shah Rukh Khan, center, stars as a women’s field hockey coach in “Chak de India!” The film screens Friday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences headquarters, to open the India Splendor festival. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
In “Eklavya,” Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan plays an aging bodyguard who tries to protect the royal family. It is showing Sunday night as part of the India Splendor six-day festival. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
Ben Kingsley stars in the 1982 film “Gandhi.” A 25th anniversary screening of the biopic Saturday at the Billy Wilder Theater will include a Q&A session with Kingsley as part of the India Splendor festival. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
Indian designer Suneet Varma’s “Enchanted Body” collection will be shown at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Hammer Museum as part of the India Splendor festival of cinema, arts, fashion, dance, music and spirituality. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
Suneet Varma’s clothing designs will be showcased in the fashion events of India Splendor. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
Suneet Varma’s “Enchanted Body” collection will be shown Saturday night at the Hammer Museum. His showing is part of the six-day India Splendor festival. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
Fashion designs by Suneet Varma will be shown Saturday as part of the offerings in the India Splendor festival, a six-day showcase of cinema, arts, fashion, dance, music and spirituality. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
An untitled painting on canvas by Shamshad Hussain, one of four Indian artists showcased in the India Splendor festival. The Mumbai native, the son of artist M.F. Hussain, is considered a pioneer in contemporary art in India. (India Splendor)
India Splendor
The Bollywood-themed Mid-Summer Bash last Saturday at the Joint, part of SoCal’s growing South Asian nightlife scene, also primed the pumps for the India Splendor festival, which beings Friday. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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