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Netflix Acquires Series Adaption of Alka Joshi’s Novel ‘The Henna Artist,’ Written and Co-produced by Sri Rao

Netflix has acquired the series adaptation of Alka Joshi’s novel “The Henna Artist,” starring Freida…

M. Night Shyamalan Named President of International Jury at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival

Screenwriter, director and producer M. Night Shyamalan will serve as president of the International Jury…

British Actor Rudi Dharmalingam’s Australian Psychological Drama ‘Wakefield’ Heads to Showtime

Australian psychological drama “Wakefield,” starring British actor Rudi Dharmalingam is headed to Showtime. The eight-episode…

The Cost of Chiseled Look: Kumail Nanjiani Opens Up About Body Image Struggles

In December 2019, Kumail Nanjiani stunned the internet when he posted a photo of his ripped body…

‘Why the F**k Do We All Have Commitment Issues?’ Natasha Chandel Uses Comedy to Tackle Taboo Topics Like Dating, Sex

Natasha Chandel is not your typical Indian girl. The Dubai-born, Canada-raised entertainer is confident, intelligent,…

Sumptuous Fare: South Asian Film Festivals in Dallas and NYC to Screen 23 Shorts, Documentaries and Feature Films

Geeta Malik’s “India Sweet and Spices” will open the 7th annual Dallas/Fort Worth South Asian…

Indian Actor Anupam Tripathi is Winning Accolades as Ali Abdul in Popular Korean Drama Series ‘Squid Game’ on Netflix

Korean drama “Squid Game” is making quite a splash since its release on Netflix last…

Deepa Mehta, Nisha Ganatra, Minhal Baig Selected Mentors for 1497 Writers Lab for South Asian Screenwriters

Filmmakers Deepa Mehta, Nisha Ganatra and Minhal Baig are new mentors selected by1497 Writers Lab,…

Indian American Neuroscientist Pardeep Singh to be Featured on ABC’s Dating Reality Show ‘The Bachelorette’

Pardeep Singh, an Indian American neuroscientist from Brooklyn, New York, will be featured in the…

How Ranjita Chakravarty Came to Play Grandmother of One of the Most Popular Girls on Television Today

The second season of Mindy Kaling’s coming-of-age Netflix drama, “Never Have I Ever,” was released…

The Sharmas of ‘Bridgerton’: The Second Season of Netflix’s Hit Series Features Indian Royalty

There’s Indian royalty in the much-anticipated second season of Netflix’s Regency-era period drama series “Bridgerton.”…

Padma Lakshmi Hosting Fundraiser for Reproductive Justice and Voting Rights Groups in Texas

Padma Lakshmi, chef, author, model and host of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” is raising money for…