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#ANOKHI20: The ANOKHI Emerald Ball Was The Perfect Grand Finale To ANOKHI’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations

ANOKHI's 20th anniversary celebrations concluded with the third, final and grandest event which took place on Saturday June 17th at the Westin Toronto Airport Hotel. The ANOKHI EMERALD BALL presented by Dhalla Group Of Companies had global South Asian movers and shakers who wanted to cap off their 2 day celebrations honouring ANOKHI's 20th anniversary with a fete of all fete

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Pride 2023: 10 Bollywood Films That Honour Our Desi LGBTQIA+ Family

With Pride Month coming to a close, we wanted to go through our Bollywood directory and put together relatively recent 10 films that celebrate and honour our Desi LGBTQIA+ family. From comedies to dramas and everything in between, these movies bring to the forefront the awareness and visibility of Queer-centered stories that we all should be watching and listening to, and learning from. 

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Hot Summer Films From Bollywood And Beyond!

With summer (finally here!) we can't wait to go and check out the latest films from Bollywood and beyond! Add these to your filmi watch list!  The Kerala Story Director: Sudipto Sen Cast: Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani and Sonia Balani Release Da

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Review: 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' Is For The Ones Who Love Love!

In the spirit of all things royal (We raise a glass to you, King Charles!) we also got a sneak peak of Netflix's latest Bridgerton installment: Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story and we tell you why this needs to be your next binge!  If you are like me, who loves romance, ballroom dancing on Beyoncé-inspired string quartets, scandals, regency politics, lavish lifestyles and sensual scenes — this

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  • Pamela Mala Sinha's Latest Play "NEW" Breathes Fresh Life Into Our Parents' Immigrant Story

    Award-winning playwright Pamela Mala Sinha knew it was time to shed layered lights on the often-told immigration story. This time with the help of her aunties and uncles, she delved into the idea of identity, sexual politics and cultural expectations when researching for her new play. And these ...

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  • Dilpreet Bhattal Proved Her Mettle On CBC's "Canada's Ultimate Challenge"

    Bodybuilder Dilpreet Bhattal reflects on her Canada’s Ultimate Challenge experience, including what the CBC reality competition can teach us about communication, being coached by Canadian sports icon Donovan Bailey, the value of being stubborn and emerging stronger from defeat. ...

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  • Here's Why You Can't Miss The 12th South Asian Film Festival Of Montréal

    The 12th South Asian Film Festival Of Montreal (SAFFMontréal) is coming! With over 58 award-winning films from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mauritius, Norway, the Czech Republic, the UK, Canada, USA, as well as from Iran and Turkiye, film enthusiasts will get plenty of cinemat ...

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  • The First Ever South Asian House At SXSW Made All Sorts Of History

    We are taking over the world, one festival at a time! The first ever South Asian House at the 37th Annual SXSW in Austin, Texas made all sorts of history with a weekend filled with amazing panel discussions, DJ sets and of course all sorts of fun. Check out all the highlights here!  The ...

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  • Hot April 2023 Films From Bollywood And Beyond

    Check out the fresh crop of films coming out this month of April!  Gumraah Director: Vardhan Ketkar ...

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  • 'Canada's Got Talent' Judge Lilly Singh Wants Us To Get Ready To Be Amazed

    Canada's Got Talent comes back for a second season on Tuesday March 21st on Citytv and Raj Girn, founder of ANOKHI LIFE had an exclusive chat with Canadian superstar Lilly Singh who is one of the judges on this popular reality competition show. The judging panel is rounded off with wrestling sup ...

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  • Don't Miss Out On The 10th Annual Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival

    Celebrating their 10th anniversary the Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF) is back from March 23rd through March 26th! Check out all the details of the biggest and highly anticipated festival celebrating South Asian cinema from across the landscape and where you can check out ...

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  • Oscars 2023 Highlights: How Our South Asian Stars Took Over Tinseltown

    As always The 95th annual Academy Awards was a star studded night. The weekend leading up to Sunday's award show also showcased the stellar star power that our South Asian celebrity contingent delivered. From Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Anjula Acharia's "South Asian Excellence At The Oscars" fete ...

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  • Hot March 2023 Films From Bollywood And Beyond

    This month we are seeing Bollywood starting to really crank out their feature films and we are (as always) totally excited with the latest cinematic treats! Check out our fave films that's coming out this March from Bollywood and beyond!    ...

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  • Ali Hassan Shares Comedic Life Lessons In His Memoir “Is There Bacon In Heaven?”

    Globally renowned Canadian comedian and television personality Ali Hassan releases his hilarious memoir “Is There Bacon In Heaven?”, which shares his personal insights as he navigates his spiritual journey as a Muslim. He shares with us on why he decided it was time for a memoir, his persona ...

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  • Nisha Pahuja Follows A Father's Search For Justice In Her Latest Doc "To Kill A Tiger"

    Canadian Nisha Pahuja tells us about her widely acclaimed new documentary, which traces the poignant, powerful story of a poor rice farmer in Jharkhand, India, who fights to bring the men who raped his 13-year-old daughter to justice — facing deeply ingrained institutional and cultural misogyn ...

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