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Pakistani American Arooj Aftab and Indian American Anoushka Shankar Perform Their Grammy Nominated Song at 65th Award Ceremony

Brooklyn, New York-based musician Arooj Aftab performed her Grammy-nominated song “Usher Na” at the premier…

Unexpected Delight? How ‘Poker Face’ Pays Tribute to ‘Columbo’ and Annoyingly Flirts With ‘Knives Out’ and ‘Glass Onion’

For years I’ve been in a Facebook group for fans of the ‘70s detective series…

Documentary ‘Call Me Dancer’ About Mumbai Street Dancer Manish Chauhan to Premiere at Santa Barbara Film Festival

The feature documentary, “Call Me Dancer,” about a young and talented street dancer from Mumbai,…

Reasons to Watch ‘Pathaan’: The Molten Gold of SRK’s Magic Might Yet Hold All the Broken Pieces of India Together

My five reasons to watch “Pathaan.” The “paisa-vasool” Bollywood movie genre is back with a…

Indian American Conductor Sameer Patel Has a Busy Year Ahead in the Western Classical Music Circuit

Indian American conductor Sameer Patel has a lot to look forward to this year. He…

Unstoppable: Indian Americans Eager to See Shah Rukh Khan’s Comeback Film ‘Pathaan’ Despite Controversies and Calls for Boycott

No amount of boycott calls and death threats could dampen the euphoria surrounding “Pathaan,” Shah…

Disappointment and Relief: ‘RRR’ Ignored in Best Picture Oscar Category, Scores Best Original Song Nomination for ’Naatu Naatu’

Scores of Indians may be disappointed that the Telugu language film, “RRR” (Roudram, Ranam, Rudiram),…

The Spy Who Loved Me: ‘Mission Majnu’ is a RAW Homage to India’s Foreign Intelligence Agents

Duniya mein hum hi akele hain joMaati ko maa kehte hainTum mera dil ho Par Bharat…

Desi Presence Grows at 2023 Sundance Film Festival With Launch of South Asian Lodge and Stellar Film Line-Up

The relevance and global impact of South Asian content are evident in the launch of…

The ‘Mili’ Deep Freeze: If Only Janhvi Kapoor Had Switched On Her iPhone Tracking

Produced by Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios, “Mili” is a 2022 Hindi remake of the…

And the Nominees Are: Riz Ahmed Will Join Allison Williams to Announce 2023 Oscar Nominations

Academy Award winner Riz Ahmed will join actress Allison Williams to host the 2023 Oscar…

Sold-Out: Sony Pictures Acquires ‘Americanish,’ a Film About 3 Pakistani American Sisters in Jackson Heights

It took Egyptian American filmmaker Iman Zawahry and Pakistani American actress Aizzah Fatima nine years…