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Lillete Dubey defies limits for Indian actresses


Lillete Dubey EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW By Neeru Saluja in Sydney She defies the Indian woman stereotype created by Bollywood. At an age when actresses hang their boots, she began her career in Hindi commercial cinema. Veteran actor Lillete Dubey needs no introduction as she is known worldwide for her films ‘Monsoon Wedding’, ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, ‘The...

Akshaya Patra Foundation USA

Akshaya Patra Foundation USA raises $1M from inaugural virtual gala


The Akshaya Patra Foundation held its Boston Virtual Gala on May 3 to raise funds for feeding migrant families in India. The gala keynote speaker Prof. Ashish Jha from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, a much sought-after global expert on COVID-19, spoke about the short- and long-term implications of COVID-19 and how the...

Opera on the couch with this e-festival

Opera on the couch with this e-festival


Ever been to the opera? With award winning world premieres and international audiences, opera company Opera Philadelphia had its 2019-20 season cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now extending its season online with video streams of five recent productions, including four new works that received their world premieres from 2015- 2019,...

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NYC Census 2020’s new PSA aims to reach historically undercounted communities


New York: NYC Census 2020 released this week a new PSA featuring 15-time Grammy winner  Alicia Keys. In the PSA, the music icon emphasizes the importance of being counted in the census, especially in historically undercounted neighborhoods, as the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all New Yorkers and having a disproportionate impact on Black and brown communities. “Just like Alicia...

New Jersey’s only drive-in Delsea theater in Vineland

Pop-up, drive-in movies may be the next thing in NJ post lockdown


PJ Windle has an idea to help bust your boredom while maintaining social distancing. He’s starting a business that will bring drive-in movie theaters to parks and parking lots across the state. So far, Jackson, his hometown, has committed to hold one. And a semi-permanent pop-up drive-in is also planned at the Oak Tree Lodge...

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage

Post Date: April 30, 2020

On April 30, Comcast NBCUniversal kicked off a series of activities and initiatives to honor Asian culture during Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, including:  Xfinity TV’s ‘Asian Film & TV’ Destination and Free Preview:  The ‘Asian Film & TV’ destination on Xfinity X1 brings together all of the Asian film, TV, music, and...

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Bollywood bids adieu to evergreen Rishi Kapoor


Mumbai: Actors like Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Aadar Jain and Abhishek Bachchan turned out to provide moral support and strength to Ranbir Kapoor at his father, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor's funeral here on Thursday. The last rites were performed in the city's Chandanwadi crematorium. Rishi Kapoor, who was 67, passed away...

Irrfan Khan

For his fans, Irrfan will live on incredibly on the screen


Mumbai: Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan seriously nurtured desire to be a cricketing hero. In small-town India, where cricket and cinema are the twin intoxications that normally drive notions of heroism, the young boy of a tyre seller in Jaipur couldn't realize the dream, so he shifted focus to acting, his other passion that he had...

Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor in 2018

Irrfan Khan passes away in Mumbai


Actor Irrfan Khan has died at the age of 53, after being admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Tuesday, where he was under observation for colon infection. The actor in 2018 had announced that he’d been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor. Born to Muslim parents in the village of Tonk near Jaipur, Irrfan’s...