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Netflix Cancels Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’ as the Streaming Service Struggles With Topical Talk Shows

There will be no seventh season for “Patriot Act,” Hasan Minhaj’s weekly talk show on…

Identity, “Indian Matchmaking,” Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and Other Musings

Not trying to talk politics at the moment – actually there’s a lot on my…

‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’: First Female Combat Pilot Fights Enemies in the Sky and Sexism on the Ground

Janhvi Kapoor-starrer “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl,” is a different kind of war film. Set…

Netflix’s ‘Raat Akeli Hai’ is a Mystery That Lifts the Veil Off Entrenched Patriarchy

Netflix’s “Raat Akeli Hai” is a classic whodunit tale where the murder of Raghubeer Singh…

‘Call Me Baddie’: Movina Nagarajan Waits in the Wings as She Challenges Stereotypes

In a society where it’s not common for a desi girl to be a global pop star,…

A Stand-up Comedian Discovers 25 Funniest Things About Netflix’s ‘Indian Matchmaking’

Welcome, everybody, to my commentary on Netflix’s “Indian Matchmaking.” If you watched the global sensation,…

Marriage Not On Their Radar Yet, But Young Indian Americans are Watching ‘Indian Matchmaking’

Netflix’s “Indian Matchmaking” is a blockbuster hit across the English-speaking world, if not beyond. It…

Telly Triumph: A Windfall of Emmy Nominations for Indian Americans, On Screen and Off

Indian-American composer Siddhartha Khosla has been nominated for an Emmy award for outstanding original music…

Cringe and Binge: ‘Indian Matchmaking’ Forces You to Confront Indian Societal Norms

Never has a show sparked so much conversation in my home. While I burst out…

‘Dil Bechara’: Every Frame With Sushant Singh Rajput Blurs Line Between Real and Reel

“Dil Bechara” is a movie that is hard to watch. Every frame that has the…

‘Dil Bechara’: Sushant Singh Rajput’s Swan Song is Bittersweet and Painfully Prophetic

To say that it was surreal watching Sushant Singh Rajput in “Dil Bechara,” would be…

‘Hasya’ Online Show to Feature 5 South Asian Standup Comedians

A group of South Asian stand-up comedians are gearing up to entertain audiences across North…