Nila Choudhury

Nila Choudhury is a clinical psychology doctoral student with a love of all things Harry Potter. She is a New Yorker born and raised, as evidenced by her pizza addiction. She uses her encyclopedic knowledge of useless Bollywood and urban desi information for good and fights off rishta aunties with endless degrees. Stay #Reckless with Nila on Twitter!
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Tiya Sircar to Lead Netflix’s new Mystery Film “Good Sam”

Tiya Sircar has snagged the lead role in Netflix's latest project, the feature film "Good Sam."It's based on a mystery book series of the same by Dete Meserve. The storyline follows Kate Bradley, a television reporter...

Meet Man Kaur: India’s 102-Year-Old Champion Runner

Age is just a number and 102-year-old Man Kaur is proof!The Sikh athlete from Chandigarh, India, just won another world championship medal for the 200-meter race while participating at the World Masters Athletics Championship....
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Anik Khan Highlights Immigrant Stories in his New Song ‘Big Fax’

Bangladeshi-American rapper Anik Khan's new single "Big Fax" has swept the internet. The song, in collaboration with Saavn, has two billboards up in New York City and a moving thread on Twitter that has touched...
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TIFF 2018 Rundown: All the Films Featuring South Asian Talent

This year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) once again proved it is a remarkable platform for artists and filmmakers from across the globe, including South Asian talent.TIFF, which took place from Sept 5 to Sept...
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Switzerland Honors Late Legend Sridevi with a Statue

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...
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W. Kamau Bell’s “Sikhs in America” Episode Takes Home an Emmy

When comic W. Kamau Bell took an in-depth look at the Sikh community on his show, "United Shades of America," the episode was widely praised by fans and advocacy groups. The episode recently also took home an...

This Documentary Series is set to Tackle South Asian Matchmaking

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...

Jameela Jamil is the Social Vigilante we all Need

Actress Jameela Jamil is making moves as a social vigilante with her powerful "I Weigh" movement, which focuses on valuing women on their accomplishments and not their weight.She is covering the sensitive topics of sex...
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Documentary on Kailash Satyarthi’s Global Movement to end Child Labor Set to Hit YouTube

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...
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With Salam Sisters, Little Muslim Girls Have Dolls That Look Like Them

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...