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south asians at golden globes

The Golden Globes: Look for these South Asian Stars

Three movies from South India will be screened at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, and two South Asian Stars, Riz Ahmed for Sound of Metal and Dev Patel for…
Film favorite DDLJ shot in Switzerland is a tourist spot

DDLJ: The Heart Stealer

Film Favorite, DDLJ or Dilwale Dulaniya le Jayenge, featuring Bollywood’s ultimate love story, celebrated its silver jubilee and ended its longest run on Indian Cinema after the lockdown. But its sheen remains…
Ten Best Indian Movies of the Year

The 10 Best Indian Movies

2020 — what a year! There was never a greater need for content than this year, as we collectively spent time on our couches staring at the television screen waiting for something…

Aneri Shah

Aneri Shah’s pivot from entrepreneur to filmmaker

Filmmaker Aneri Shah discusses her experiences making a documentary on the impact of the coronavirus on women of color Aneri Shah, an entrepreneur in video advertising software, had no reason to make…

Blinded By The Light

Blinded By The Light

Set in 1987, Blinded by the Light reveals just how much music (in this case Bruce Springsteen’s) can change a life. Javed (Viveik Kalra), a Pakistani teenager growing up in Britain, first…

Once Upon A TIME. . . In Hollywood

Once Upon A TIME. . . In Hollywood

Set in 1969, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time . . . in Hollywood follows a faded television actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) as they strive to achieve fame during…

Manikarnika

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

The Bollywood film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi pays tribute to a pivotal figure in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, Rani Lakshmibai. As portrayed by Kangana Ranaut, she learns martial arts, marries a maharaja,…

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is one of the world’s most admired women

Deepika Padukone is officially one of the most admired people in the world, according to a YouGov survey. Although you might have assumed so for a long time, given her immense success in…

A Star is Born

Believe the Hype for ‘A Star is Born’

Yes, by now the movie (and Lady Gaga), have been meme’d to death, but that doesn’t chip away at the dreamlike modern fairytale quality that it retains. Finally available on home pay-per-view…