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Ria Patel

Girl with a dream

From a Shiamak Davar musical to a Gujarati web series, Ria Patel, born in Jaipur, raised in Australia and now living in America, has...

Sundar’s magnum opus Sangamithra unveiled at Cannes

Khushbu, Shruti walk the red carpet at the French Riviera Khushbu and C Sundar’s ambitious mega magnum opus Sangamithra was unveiled at the Cannes Film...
Casting call for American children’s movie

Casting call for American children’s movie

Tess Joseph Casting seeks teenage girl from the Indian-Australian community to play lead role in film based culture, music and a journey of self-discovery Tess...

‘A career in music requires passion, patience and pluck’

Nayestan is the first Afghan band to perform in the biggest Eid festival in Australia, and its lead singer Emal Orya talks to Wida...

Skit cat

Meet Persian loko-star Farzam Kazemi, whose videos are the rage on social media When it comes to skit videos, Farzam Kazemi—or Farzyloko as he...

Movie plots and market ploys

The world of cinema is as much a mind game as it is a marketing one, says Mickey Virus director Saurabh Varma Saurabh Varma has...

Path-breaking film to explore transgender experience in India

Ek Asha (A Hope) will follow a transwoman on her journey to become a teacher in modern-day India. But director Mayur Katariya and his...

Bloco Bollywood: Bhangra meets Brazilian samba

The second edition of the street party was a cultural blast on a Sao Paulo street Last year was a small step. This year, Bloco...

Armed with books, he fought discrimination

His name? Well, it was Garbage Film Review: Kachru Mazha Bapa (My Father’s Name was Garbage!) Directed by: Mukesh Jadhav Produced by: Motion Media Arts Language: Marathi Cast: Arun Nalawade, Aasavari...

The Jaagar edge

This alternative-folk-rock band from India is as much about its groovy rhythm and plethora of styles as it is about provoking people into retrospection Jaagar,...
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