Bollywood dawn in Hollywood

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Longer Hollywood films with music, dance, drama and even melodrama may become the next fad with Indian corporate houses financing top Los Angeles-based studios.

Even as Mumbai-based UTV is set to unveil its first co-production with 20th Century Fox, "The Happening" directed by Manoj Night Shyamalam who is of Indian descent, the much-publicised mega deal between Reliance Big Entertainment and eight Hollywood production studios has signalled the beginning of a new era in global entertainment.

UTV was till recently sailing in uncharted waters. It was the only Indian company to have projects with major Hollywood studios like Walt Disney.

According to Siddharth Roy Kapoor, CEO of UTV Motion Pictures, the company has also announced its first independent Hollywood venture "Ex-Terminators" and is producing two movies with Will