Sid Gill, the main character of Eisha Marjara’s new film “Venus,” already has quite a bit on her plate when viewers meet her on screen. She is struggling with coming out as trans to her conservative immigrant Punjabi parents. She is in a relationship with a man named Daniel...
Bollywood films tend to over-glorify relationships. I know, big shocker there. However, your girl has sat through enough monstrosities to know there are quite a few gems amidst the usual nonsense. They hit the mark when it comes to looking at fatherhood outside the usual Bollywood tropes. This father's day, we take...
"Sense8" is a science-fiction drama of mammoth proportions. The creative Netflix drama has taken it upon itself to interweave complex fiction and diverse representation, ranging from LGBTQ to multicultural stories. Even for its movie-style series finale, which debuted on June 8 to wrap up the show, "Sense8" forged forward...
Indian fans of teen comedies were startled when it was revealed that “Love, Simon” — the new film based on the bestselling novel about a gay American teen — would not be opening as scheduled earlier this month. The reason? Some reports say that India’s Censor Board rejected the film...
We're almost two months away from this year's biggest television award ceremony. The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on September 17, 2018. The Emmy's celebrate television's finest, from the performers to the directors to everyone who works behind the screens to bring us our favorite programs. Academy...
Screenwriter Sameer Gardezi is all set to work on his new project, digital short series "East of La Brea," which was recently greenlit by Paul Feig's production company PowderKeg. Gardezi created the show with the help of a grant from philanthropic fund Pop Culture Collaborative, working with MuslimARC to...
It's only mid-June but Mindy Kaling is already having one hell of a year. Over the last several months, she gave birth to daughter Katherine, co-created and appeared on the NBC comedy "Champions" not long after wrapping up six seasons of "The Mindy Project," made a splash on the big screen...
By Eissa Saeed, @senoreissa Here’s a fun exercise: name one film or TV show that has a Muslim desi female character as the lead. I’ll wait.  That might be about to change - last month, Kevin Feige confirmed to BBC that Marvel Studios is developing a film adaptation of Ms. Marvel, the alter-ego of Kamala Khan, a Muslim Pakistani-American teenager from Jersey City, New Jersey. Three...
International actress Priyanka Chopra is under fire from Indian fans for a recent plot twist on ABC's “Quantico.” It was amazing to finally meet you @sundarpichai 🙏🏽😊 love to the family.. #google @anjula_acharia A post shared by Priyanka Chopra (@priyankachopra) on Jun 6, 2018 at 4:08pm PDT Chopra’s character, FBI agent...
Gregory David Roberts' "Shantaram" is all set to turn into an epic television drama. In a competitive bid, Apple won the rights for the bestselling novel and will develop it into an international series. Multiple studios were bidding for this project when Paramount Television and Anonymous Content landed the...