5 Pakistani Dramas Worth The Binge

It happens to the best of us and now more than ever. We sit down to watch just one episode of a show, but end up watching an entire season or seasons. Yes, we just love a solid binge-watching session. Check out these 5 Pakistani dramas worth the binge!  There are tons of stream

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10 Desi Rappers To Watch Out For In 2020

When it comes to new year things, there's always the excitement of tracking your fave artists. Check out our list of 10 Desi rappers to watch out for in 2020.  Hip hop’s emergence in South Asia over the past few years has altered the music industry. The genre has come a long way as it was not too long ago that hip hop originating from India was typically a cliché version performed by Bollywood stars, and largely dismissed by the o

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January 2020 Hot South Asian Films From Bollywood And Beyond

It's time to kick off a fresh new year of cinema. With this month bringing forth some pretty great films, check out our list of January 2020 hot South Asian films from Bollywood and beyond.  Bhangra Paa Le Director: Sneha Taurani

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1. A Little Late With Lilly Singh: Have We Finally Convinced Hollywood That We Exist?

Now that we've have made history it's time to continue the conversation on why diversity and representation really matters. Yes, we've told you before that Hollywood needed to realize that we all exist, so have we crossed that threshold with A Little Late With Lilly Singh? We take a closer look.  In case you missed it, Scarborough’s very own and renowned YouTuber, Lilly Singh, has begun her takeover of the airwaves (and Yo

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  • 5. Why 'Period. End Of Sentence.' Is The Most Important Movie That You Need To See Now

    An Oscar-winning short doc takes us inside India's fight for "menstrual equality." We delve deeper on why Period. End of Sentence. is the most important movie that you need to see now.  “I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar!” The words were a cle ...

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  • 8. Twitter War: Celebs From India And Pakistan Sound Off On Article 370

    From Mahira Khan to Anupam Kher and Atif Aslam to Saba Qamar celebs from India and Pakistan have taken to Twitter to show where they stand on the controversial repeal of Kashmir's Article 370 by  Modi. There were general statements as well as direct responses to each other all the while running ...

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  • Gurinder Chadha On The Timeless Story Of Empowerment In "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical"

    Bringing the iconic film to the stage was a creative journey for director/writer Gurinder Chadha. In an exclusive chat she shared with us her excitement about bringing Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical across the pond to Toronto and everything that came along with it.  Bend It Like ...

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  • South Asian TV Stars: Desis Who Dominated Prime Time In 2019

    It has been a big year for South Asians on mainstream television and digital platforms. From Mindy Kaling taking over TV and her film (Late Night with Emma Thompson) to Lilly Singh making history, there's a lot to be proud of this year. Check out the South Asian TV stars who dominated p ...

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  • TIFF 2019: Riz Ahmed Drums Up A Winner In 'Sound Of Metal'

    Riz Ahmed discusses his acclaimed turn as a heavy-metal drummer going deaf in Sound of Metal, which premiered to a rousing reception at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.  Among the hottest tickets at this past Toronto International Film Fest was the viscera ...

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  • ANOKHI Life Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Get Lit With These Cool Books By Desi Authors

    For the book lover on your gift-giving list, we have curated a list of fierce books by Desi authors to keep you company this holiday season.    * ...

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  • December 2019-Hot South Asian Films From Bollywood And Beyond

    We have made it to the end of the year and the end of the filmy season. There are some great films lined up to see you through until 2020 whether you prefer comedy, action, drama or war films, there is something for everyone. Check out these December 2019 hot South Asian films from Bollywood and ...

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  • TIFF 2019: One-On-One With 'Hala' Director Minhal Baig

    ANOKHI chats with up-and-coming young filmmaker Minhal Baig about her tender, nuanced coming-of-age drama, Hala.  Nascent streaming service Apple TV+ launched at the start of November with a handful of high-profile original series featuring the A-list likes of ...

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  • 'Because We Are Girls' Doc Explores The Trauma Of Being Assaulted By A Male Relative

    When director Baljit Sangra was looking to film her next documentary the subject matter was close to home. In Because We Are Girls, she shares her journey of telling the harrowing story of her friend's trauma of ch ...

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  • The Warrior Queen of Jhansi

    The Warrior Queen Of Jhansi: Director Swati Bhise & Her Fight To Bring This Queen To The Screen

    During my chat with Swati Bhise the director, producer and co-writer of The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (set to hit theatres on Friday November 15, 2019) shared her thoughts on telling a story of a real Wonder Woman, her casting wish list and how she managed to channel her inner Jhansi Ki Rani when ...

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  • Must Watch! The 5 Best Film Nominees At The NYC South Asian Film Festival 2019

    The NYC South Asian Film Festival (NYCSAFF) 2019 kicks off this Friday November 15th through Sunday November 17th. Featuring 24 films we're thrilled to see what they have in store this year. As per festival traditio ...

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