What Happened To The #MeToo Movement In Bollywood?

The #MeToo movement grabbed headlines in North America and the world. However when it came to Bollywood and the Indian film industry, the initial spark quickly seemed to have flickered out and left us wondering, why couldn't the #MeToo movement gain traction there? We take another look. The #MeToo movement began in 2006 after activist

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Sohan S. Koonar Tackles The Whitewashing Of Sikh History In His Book "Paper Lions"

Armed with his second novel Paper Lions (Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.), Sohan S. Koonar shared with us his perspective on the inadequate Sikh representation in English literature, his inspiration behind his literary project and why this novel is important reading for the younger second and third-generation Sikh Canadians. Paper Lions is an epic multi-generational novel

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February 2020 Hot South Asian Films From Bollywood And Beyond

Screens will sizzle with the latest films coming out this February!  Malang Director: Mohit Suri Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, Anil Kapoor and Kunal Khemu Release Date: February 7, 2020 &

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Grammys 2020 Highlights: Top 12 Moments We Can't Forget

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, music's biggest night -- was undoubtedly weighed down by the tragic news of  the sudden passing of basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who were among the 9 people who died in the helicopter crash which shocked the world a few hours earlier. However, as they say the show must go on and it certainly did with a slew of

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  • 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 ...

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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 ...

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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.  ...

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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 clo ...

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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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