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Freida Pinto Joins Scarlett Johansson, Sienna Miller, Emily Beecham in Kristin Scott Thomas’ Feature ‘My Mother’s Wedding’

Freida Pinto has joined Scarlett Johansson’s “My Mother’s Wedding,” along with Sienna Miller and Emily…

Indian American Actor Kunal Nayyar to Executive Produce Nitya Mehra’s Animated Feature ‘Diya’

“The Big Bang Theory” fame Kunal Nayyar has come on board as executive producer for…

‘Samrat Prithviraj’ Could Have Been Two Films — A Royal Love Story and the Saga of the Last Brave Hindu King

My mother was from Rajasthan. She would tell us of the amazing love story of…

Indian American Abhijay Prakash Named President of Film and Television Production Company Blumhouse

In the two weeks that Abhijay Prakash has joined film and television production company, Blumhouse,…

Actor and Rapper Utkarsh Ambudkar Joins Ravi Kapoor’s Film ‘Four Samosas’ as Executive Producer

Indian American actor and rapper Utkarsh Ambudkar has come on board Ravi Kapoor’s indie film…

Pakistani Film ‘Joyland’ Becomes First From Indian Subcontinent to Win in Un Certain Regard Section at Cannes

Pakistani film “Joyland” has won the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard (a section…

Jasmeet K. Reen’s Dark Comedy ‘Darlings’ With Alia Bhatt and Shefali Shah is Headed to Netflix

Alia Bhatt’s “Darlings,” directed by Jasmeet K. Reen, is headed to Netflix. Written by Reen,…

‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’: A Warm and Fuzzy Affair With Unexpected Plot Twists and Transfer of Power

I saw “Downton Abbey: A New Era” in the local theater this weekend. After parking…

Riz Ahmed and Jessie Buckley Cast in New Sci-Fi Romance Movie Film ‘Fingernails’

British Pakistani actor and Oscar winner Riz Ahmed has been cast in Greek director Christos…

Music Maestro A.R. Rahman’s Directorial Debut ‘Le Musk’ to Have World Premiere at Cannes

“Le Musk,” the directorial debut of music maestro A.R. Rahman will have its world premiere…

Iman Zawahry’s ‘Americanish’ to Open 8th Annual Dallas/Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival

Iman Zawahry’s “Americanish,” a refreshing take on a rom-com, will open the 8th annual Dallas/Fort…

Faraz Ali’s ‘Shoebox’ Wins Best Film at N.Y. Indian Film Festival and Ritesh Sharma’s ‘The Brittle Thread’ Declared Best Debut Film

Aditya Vikram Sengupta’s “Once Upon a Time in Calcutta” received two awards at the recently…