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10 Indian sailors released from Iran jail reach Gujarat
Ten sailors released from an Iranian jail reached their native places in Gujarat and have been reunited with their family members. The ten released sailors are Captain Ali Aamad T Madiar, Umar......
V Ramakrishnan is India Abroad Person of the Year
For Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the road to international public recognition was spotted with periods of doubt and uncertainty.True, he was a good student with a deep interest in science. But Venki,......
Why Aasif Mandvi learnt to 'patank'
'We would always come back from auditions and ask one other... did they ask you to patank?' says Indian-American actor Aasif Mandvi at the launch of his memoir, No Land's Man. 'My father moved......
Bring on the one-liners
Okay, we know Aasif Mandvi has been making waves on the Comedy Central's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. Mandvi, 41, is also a theatre and film actor (with credits ranging from Merchant-Ivory's......
How Monsoon Wedding became a musical
Going behind the scenes with director Mira Nair.Monali Sarkar reports. Monsoon Wedding: The film that charmed critics from Toronto to Venice IMAGE: In May 2017, 16 years after its......
'America didn't know what to make of Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey'
Sakina Jaffrey looks back at her parents, Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey’s acting journey, to map the changing Hollywood landscape for desi artists. Arthur J Pais listens in. Sixty years after......
No takers for Guzaarish worldwide
Adding to the growing list of big budgeted Bollywood movies hitting dust, Guzaarish opened not only to a sluggish box office in India but also in foreign territories where it was expected to do......
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