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8th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off to a grand start

The eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off on Wednesday to a grand start with a bevy of authors, poets, Nobel Laureates along with some Bollywood celebrities, trooping in to......

Study debunks notion that Asian Americans prefer boys over girls

In analysing census data from 2007-2011, researchers found that the at-birth sex ratios of Asian Americans are the same as white Americans. Arthur J Pais reports As South Dakota became the eighth......

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......

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......

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at South Asian Film Festival

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is no stranger to international recognition. He will now be honoured at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival, and will leave for the US on September 16. "I am being......

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,......
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Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy' in top five greatest Asian films

Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy' in top five greatest Asian films Busan (South Korea), Celebrated filmmaker Satyajit Ray's 'The Apu Trilogy' is among... ...
Zubaan opens Busan Film Festival

Zubaan being promoted at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea- AP There was wind, there was rain but all anyone really cared about... ...
'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their... ...
Social media gives short films a boost

Short films — not the kind with an undertone of activism, but that which entwines imagination and storytelling — are creating waves in the... ...
The story of India, in fabrics

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