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Author Cyrus Mistry wins $50,000 DSC Prize for 'Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer'

Reticent author Cyrus Mistry on Saturday beat off stiff competition from five other writers to become the fourth winner of the $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature for his book "Chronicles......

25 years in the making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism finally unveiled

A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world's oldest living traditions came to fruition when the Encyclopedia of Hinduism was unveiled in Columbia. Hundreds of......

Showing soon in Los Angeles: Bollywood glitz

Cooking With Stella will open the 8th annual Indian Film Fetsival of Los Angeles, to be held April 20 to 25 at Arclight Hollywood. The festival will showcase 33 films from five countries, including......

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,......

Indian epic, universal resonance

Sixty-four actors and dancers have gathered at the Royal Albert Hall, close to Edison in New Jersey, on a warm fall evening for the dress rehearsal of the musical Ram Leela on a Monday evening.......

The most influential women media executives

The Indian entertainment sector is today a globally recognised business. And women have played a vital role to make the media and entertainment industry the huge success that it is. Women......

A filmmaker's journey to the multiplex

Full time film critic with The Hindu, when 31 year old Sudhish Kamath isn't raving about Lost, he takes time off work to make movies. His self-financed first feature, That 4 Letter Word, starring......

Young desis off the beaten track

When Sanjaya Malakar stood in a long queue for American Idol's audition on September 19, 2006, he had just one ambition: he wanted America to hear him. Keeping him company was Shyamali, his sister,......

Anand Mahindra's global dreams

When young Anand Mahindra -- now managing director of $3.27 billion (market cap) Mahindra & Mahindra, the flagship of his family's business group in Mumbai -- returned from the U.S., armed with an......

Indian location for Hollywood adventures

Los Angeles based Film Producer, Dileep Singh Rathore was born and raised in Rajasthan and accidentally stumbled into the world of film productions.Rathore explains, "While I was a motor cross......

Going beyond Bollywood

The South Asian International Film Festival celebrates 10 years of showcasing independent cinema. Chaya Babu reports. On the opening night of the South Asian International Film Festival at the......

'Films are one of the ways our children will know our heritage'

Founder Shilen Amin tells Arthur J Pais how far the South Asian International Film Festival has come since its inception 10 years ago. Shilen Amin, the founder and the driving force behind the......

Over 6,000 people attend San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival

More than 6,000 people attended 3rd i’s (pronounced third eye) 11th annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival, held from November 7 to 16. The theme was celebrating the......

Ishaqzaade, Wasseypur, Shanghai at the Toronto film fest

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) stopped traffic in the Canadian city last year when it brought Bollywood stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra,......

It is film festival time in Bangalore

Bangalore is preparing to host the fourth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) from December 15 to22. 175 films from 40 countries will be shown across nine screens in the......

  People speak for south asian international film festival

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Q. Do u know Amitabh Unforgettable tour is a big flop
:  A. Of course I do I was there here is a report in Voice canada largest south asian weekly:Toronto: After desperate attempts by the Unforgettable Tour...... more

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Q. Why the people are mad after ther the stars when it is very clear that even the top stars like Amitabh Bachhan has done nothing for the society. He is mere a worker who gets his money for the work he renders.
Satya Pandey:  A. His International honours and recognitionsIn July of 1999, Amitabh Bachchan was named the "Greatest Star of the Millennium" by BBC online poll...... more

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  Web results for South Asian International Film Festival
Satish Kaushik's Dead End wins $15,000 in Seoul

After winning HAF at Hong Kong, Dead End scores in Korea. The script is making its rounds in The Network of Asian Fantastic Film (NAFF) countries... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3607391
Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in..

/PRNewswire/ -- Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their... ...

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Film Bazaar to have a romance screenwriters lab

NEW DELHI: The Film Bazaar that will be held to coincide with the International Film Festival of India will this year feature a romance... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/movies/hindi/film-bazaar-to-have-a-romance-screenwriters-lab-140722
A hard-hitting film on sex slavery

Prev By Kanika Sharma | Posted 2 hours ago Sold, a feature film on sex slavery will premiere at the 37th Asian American International Film... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/a-hardhitting-film-on-sex-slavery/15464165
Six Indian documentary projects vie for funding at Asian Pitch in Singapore

NEW DELHI: Six out of the 10 documentary projects shortlisted for the ongoing Asian Pitch in Singapore are from India. They include Dads of... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/movies/hindi/six-indian-documentary-projects-vie-for-funding-at-asian-pitch-in-singapore-140719

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