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Indian American Author Soman Chainani’s Fantasy Series to be Adapted Into a Netflix Film

Soman Chainani’s fantasy fairytale series, “The School for Good and Evil,” is to be adapted…

I Got a Million TikTok Views in 3 Days Because The World Wants to Hear From More Brown Women

I don’t look like a TikTok “star.” I’m a 45-year-old mother of three who moved…

Netflix Documentary Examines the Dominance of Indian American Kids in the Spelling Bee Circuit

A new Netflix documentary explores how the challenging and competitive world of spelling bees has…

Bollywood Lyricist, Screenwriter Javed Akhtar Wins Richard Dawkins Award

Veteran lyricist, screenwriter and poet, Javed Akhtar, has become the first Indian to win the…

Five Indian Films to be Pitched at the Online Version of Cannes Market

For the first time, five work-in-progress Indian films will be pitched to programmers, distributors and…

A Generational Divide in How Indian Americans View Mindy Kaling’s ‘Never Have I Ever’

The runaway success of Mindy Kaling’s Netflix series “Never Have I Ever,” a lively story…

Stand Up in Place:
Comedy Zooms During Covid

I’m a stand-up comedian. A performer who needs an audience that I can look in…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is More Than a Breakout Star, She’s a ‘Rebel for a Cause’

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan cannot tolerate people who mispronounce her name. And it’s not just her name,…

Mindy Kaling to Co-write Script for ‘Legally Blonde 3’ With Dan Good

Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor of “Parks and Recreations,” are collaborating to pen the script for…

Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘The Lovebirds’ Releases on Netflix to Lukewarm Response

“The Lovebirds,” starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae released on Netflix on May 22, after Paramount…

Amazon Premieres New Indian Films Direct to Streaming

As cinema around the world, including Bollywood, faces closures and uncertainties due to the Covid-19…

Geraldine Viswanathan: One of Hollywood’s Top Rising Stars

Australian actress Geraldine Viswanathan has been receiving rave reviews for  her work in “Bad Education,”…