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The Swiss tourism industry honors late Bollywood legend Sridevi with her own statue in Interlaken, Switzerland.The iconic actress was a Bollywood trendsetter of sorts when it came to roamncing in the snowy mountains of Switzerland. The 1989 blockbuster "Chandni," starring Sridevi, was shot extensively in Switzerland and attracted Indian tourists to...
Actor, writer, and musician Arsalan Shirazi is on a mission to tell varied stories. His film "On Again Off Again" is about about complicated relationships, his new show "Gen Why" is based on his life experiences, and his original songs, like "Millennial Women (Get Loose)" was featured on exclusive Sony...
Imagine living on one of the most beautiful beaches in South Asia while also helming a cute bookstore. A luxury resort in the Maldives is hiring someone to do just that.Luxury eco resort of Soneva Fushi is looking for a bookseller to run what The Guardian describes as “possibly...
Get ready to find true love! A streaming platform is taking on a global documentary series offering a select group of South Asians a chance to find their perfect match with the help of India's most elite matchmaker.In the documentary, a professional who will take on your love life with...
A dancing Shiva statue currently owned by the Art Gallery of South Australia has been identified as stolen property by the Indian government.Indian government officials are now working to have the statue returned. The Australian Broadcasting Company reports that the investigation conducted by investigators from India determined that the...
Comedian Rajiv Satyal is doing what he's always dreamt of; hosting his own talk show. His new digital series “What Do You Bring To The Table?” launched last week with an interview with Hasan Minhaj. The show will feature a variety of South Asian-American celebrities who also happen to be...
Indian-American actress Reema Sampat broke new ground with her role in the latest season of "Orange is the New Black" on Netflix. Sampat portrays Shruti Chambal, a prisoner at the fictional maximum security prison. Shruti is gutsy, intelligent, and knows exactly how to survive in this difficult environment. It's certainly...
YouTube just acquired the award-winning documentary "The Price of Free" featuring Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. "The Price of Free" revolves around Satyarthi's life-long mission to end child labor and trafficking. The documentary will debut for free on November 27."The Price of Free" tells the story of Satyarthi and how...
My seven-year-old inner Muslim girl is on cloud nine right now.Why?  Because there's finally more dolls that look like me! Dubai-based Zileej is a faith-based creative company who has just released a line of five dolls in a collection they've named the Salam Sisters. The company hopes to inspire...
The portrayal of the new-age immigrant is, at times, drastically different than the stereotypical caricature depicted in the media. In their September issue, The National Geographic Magazine takes an intriguing look at the journey of the changing portrait of South Asians in not just the media and society but...