The Harry & Meghan Drama: What Would Happen If They Were Desi?

The Duke & Duchess of Sussex have been grabbing headlines for what seems like forever in a desire to "control the narrative".  First they sat down with Oprah last year.  Last fall they released their record-breaking Netflix documentary "Harry & Meghan and finally Harry deciding to continue the conversation with his biggest non-fiction release of Spare earlier this year. But all of this begs the question, how would all this airing of


Star Rakhee Morzaria Dishes On Season 2 Of CBC Sitcom “Run The Burbs”

Canadian actor, writer and comedian Rakhee Morzaria discusses the Pham family’s new normal in season two, using comedy to tackle racism and her go-to procrastination techniques to avoid writing. In spring 2021, the world said a bittersweet farewell to Kim’s Convenience, the little Canadian sitcom that had rocketed to surprise international success. But less than a year later, we were introduced to a new comedy, co-created


Hot January 2023 Films From Bollywood And Beyond

And just like that 2023 is here and we're giving you all those brand new films to kick start the new year  Thunivu Director: H. Vinoth Cast: Ajith Kumar and Manju Warrier Release Date: Jan 12th, 2023 [caption id="attachment_444259" a


Nandita Das Delivers A Riveting Gig-Economy Drama In ‘Zwigato’

For her third directorial effort, Zwigato, director Nandita Das casts Indian comic Kapil Sharma, in a more dramatic sort of role, as a man who loses his job during the pandemic and is forced to start working for a food-delivery app. As he endures the stresses and indignities of his new lot, his wife (Shahana Goswami) enters the workforce as well — redefining their relationship. During the Toronto Interna


  • Hot December 2022 Films From Bollywood And Beyond

    The end of the year is nearly here and so here is a round-up of the films that will see you through this festive season into 2023.  An Action Hero  Director: Aniru ...


  • "Four Samosas" Director Ravi Kapoor And Star Venk Potula Dish On This Heist Comedy

    Four Samosas, the latest from actor turned filmmaker Ravi Kapoor, follows an aspiring L.A. rapper who teams up with three other bumbling misfits to steal some diamonds and win back his ex-girlfriend. We chat with Kapoor and his leading man Venk Potula about the freed ...


  • South Asian-Authored Books That Make The Best Gifts

    For the book lover in you, or in your life, there has been such a wonderful assortment of Desi Lit to choose from. Here are our recos with our ANOKHI’s Holiday Gift Guide because it’s such a great idea to spread the love for the written word, and to support of our South Asian authors.  ...


  • Highlights From The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF)

    West Coast was indeed the best coast for cinephiles as the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival held their annual celebration of South Asian films. There were over 80 film screenings, including 12 features and 8 documentaries, which brought together many respected members of the com ...


  • Hamza Haq Dishes On His Out-Of-This-World TIFF Drama “Viking”

    The leading man of CTV’s Transplant trades his scrubs for a space suit in this poignant, funny, surreal character study about five average folks selected to spend two years living the lives of astronauts — without ever leaving Planet Earth. During the film’s run at the Toronto Int ...


  • Hot November 2022 Films From Bollywood And Beyond

    The holiday season is officially underway and along with that there are some great flicks to check out! With the buddy-comedy we didn't know we needed starring Amitabh Bachchan and tons of horror films including Katrina Kaif's latest, there's something for everyone!  ...


  • Al Mukadam Is Magnificent In The Romantic-Thriller "Nightalk"

    Director Donald Shebib (Goin’ Down the Road) came to The Toronto International Film Festival this year with an absorbing crime drama set in the world of online dating, as a detective (Ashley Bryant) tries to unravel a murder case by going undercover on a phone-sex app frequented by th ...


  • Why Humayun Saeed In "The Crown" Is A Stand-Out Moment For Pakistani Representation

    When it comes the upcoming (and controversial) season of "The Crown", one of the biggest and most talked about romances, that of Princess Diana with Pakistani surgeon Dr. Hasnat Khan will be depicted. So when casting announced that one of the biggest Pakistani drama stars Humayun Saeed would fil ...


  • From Kamala Harris To Manish Malhotra: Celeb Diwali Parties Are Such a Vibe This Year!

    Marking this the first year after a few, Diwali this year had everyone ready to party. And we mean everyone! Socials was inundated with what seemed like a million parties dotting all over Bollywood but also in America, the White House held their huge Diwali party where celebs came to celebrate t ...


  • Documentarian Vinay Shukla Tells The Sobering Story Of Modern-Day Journalism in "While We Watched"

    Director Vinay Shukla arrived at TIFF 2022 with another timely, zeitgeist-grabbing documentary: While We Watched, wherein the Indian filmmaker sets out to chronicle the “lonely fight” that journalists take on in a world where budgets are disappearing, fake news is on the rise and ...


  • Hot October 2022 Films From Bollywood And Beyond

    October is Diwali month and so Bollywood always look to deliver a brilliant array of films. This month we’ve got features including a "Maja Ma" starring dancing queen Madhuri Dixit, and "Doctor G" starring Ayushmann Khurrana. ...


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