Review: Monkey Man - Dev Patel Sets the Screen Ablaze with Electrifying Action

When we reminisce about our childhood, we often recall various aspects such as our youth's antics, our parents' guidance, and how they instilled religious teachings and practices in us. Beyond these, there are additional memories that resonate with us. Not everyone experiences a blissful childhood; some endure tumultuous upbringings that shape them in chaotic ways, leading to a topsy-turvy life. As a result of traumatic experiences in childho


Exclusive Q&A With Diljit Dosanjh on the Dil-Luminati Tour and the Exciting Simplii Collaboration!

Iconic Indian pop sensation, actor, and heartthrob, Diljit Dosanjh is poised to make history again in 2024 with his anticipated North American Dil-Luminati Tour. Diljit Dosanjh's Dil-Luminati Tour, spanning 13 unforgettable dates, features a sensational line-up of five Canadian shows. Kicking off with a monumental stad


12 South Asian Female Artists Who Are Changing Hollywood's Landscape

#IWD2024 Growing up in the '90s, I couldn't help but notice how brown girls on-screen were often confined to stereotypical roles - the bookish sidekick, a nanny, or the obedient daughter. I wondered why South Asians weren't represented more prominently in Western entertainment or media. Opportunities seemed limited then. However, today, the remarkable recognition that brown girls receive is undeniable. Witnessing their success on-screen is


Transitional Representation of South Asian Women in The World of Entertainment

In the ever-evolving panorama of Indian cinema, Bollywood heroines have emerged as powerful agents of change, reshaping the perceptions of womanhood within the Indian diaspora. Pakistani cinema has seen a similar progression. In the spirit of International Women's Month, we take a deeper look at the evolution of South Asia's leading ladies through the decades.  The road to the real portrayal of women has been pitted. The first Indian


  • Hot February 2024 Films From Bollywood And Beyond!

    There are a lot of fab Bollywood films coming this month. From Bhumi Pednekar’s latest Bhakshak and a unique love story from Tamil film Lover starring Manikandan and more! Check out our full Feb must-watch list here! ...


  • How Jesse "Punjabi Timbit" Singh Explores Emotional Healing Through His Comedy

    In our continuing coverage of red-hot South Asian comedic talent, Toronto’s Jesse Singh, aka, the Punjabi Timbit, spilled the iced coffee and shared with us: his origin story, the evolution of his comedy, his role models, academics and above all what drives his creativity. [caption id= ...


  • Rukus Avenue Radio, The World's #1 South Asian Radio Station, Joins The iHeartRadio App

    iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America and Rukus Avenue Radio, the world’s largest South Asian radio and podcast network, today announced a partnership to make iHeartRadio the exclusive home for ...


  • From Silent Frames To Global Fame: Key Moments That Shaped Bollywood

    With Bollywood getting global acclaim in recent years, the term "Bollywood" seems to have made its home in the English vernacular where you can just say that one word to non South Asian on the street and immediately they will know exactly what you mean. So when it comes to breaking down touchpoi ...


  • Hot January 2024 Films From Bollywood And Beyond!

    Let's kick off the new year with some fresh films that are set to hit the screens big and small this month! January used to be a quiet month, but not anymore! From Bollywood and beyond we have our must-watch list right here! Check it out!    ...


  • Kerala Actor Santhy Balachandran Celebrates Her Three Incredible Releases In 2023

    Very rarely does an actor have three releases in the same year. Santhy Balachandran did exactly that. The Kerala-based actor and writer was featured in three unique stories including Gulmohar (Disney+Hotstar), Sweet Kaaram Coffee (Amazon Original Series) and the sci-fi drama Ennennum, which beca ...


  • Hot December 2023 Films From Bollywood And Beyond!

    December always brings out the best in movies especially for the holiday season. With the three-way tie for the buzziest of the bunch being Ranbir Kapoor's Animal and Sam Bahadur starring Vicky Kaushal and The Archies, we know that this month has something for every filmi fan!    ...


  • The Real Reason Why Bollywood Directors Love English In Their Titles

    We've seen them even if we haven't really noticed them. The long-running trend of titling a Bollywood film with some English language flavour. You know what we mean, Jab We Met, 3 Idiots, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, Goa Goa Gone and more. What's the reasoning behind this trend of Hinglish-influe ...


  • Diwali Dance Fest Makes History at Walt Disney World® Resort!

    Jashn Productions hosted the first-ever Youth Celebration of Diwali as over 400 dancers from across the country celebrated the festival of lights through dance at Disney Springs®, and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. The Dance Fest led under the direction of Jeanie Be ...


  • TIFF 2023: Deepa Mehta and Sirat Taneja Share Why 'I Am Sirat’ Is The Transgender Story To Be Told

    Canadian legend Deepa Mehta and her co-director/subject Sirat Taneja tell us about their poignant, intimate new documentary I Am Sirat, tracking the latter’s journey as a transgender woman forced by familial expectations to lead a double life. From her Oscar-nominated Elem ...


  • The International South Asian Film Festival 2023 (iSAFF) Wraps With A Celebration Of Outstanding Global South Asian Pathbreakers

    The International South Asian Film Festival (iSAFF) concluded with a grand finale, showcasing remarkable films from Canada and beyond. The festival, which took place from September 28th to October 1st in Surrey, BC, attracted a diverse audience of cinephiles, filmmakers, and industry professiona ...


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