Saloni Gajjar

Emmy Award Winners

Throwback Thursday: Looking at the South Asian Emmy Winners Over the Years

In 69 years, there have been only three Emmy winners of South Asian descent. That short list won't be getting longer any time soon. This year's nominations — which were announced this morning — did not include...
Ami Sheth as Sana in Dietland

Ami Sheth on her ‘Dietland’ Role and how South Asian Representation Inspired her to...

Many viewers tuning in to AMC's buzzy new drama "Dietland" have instantly been drawn to Indian-American actress Ami Sheth's portrayal of Sana, an artist and acid attack survivor. Based on a book of the same name, "Dietland"...
Sacred Games Review

Netflix’s First Indian Origin Drama ‘Sacred Games’ is a Riveting Game Changer

Netflix's push to grow international original content diversified further last week when the streaming platform launched the Indian-origin series "Sacred Games." After successfully setting shop in India in early 2016, it only makes sense...
Manish Dayal Short Film

Manish Dayal’s Short Film ’15 Years Later’ is a Must-Watch

Manish Dayal's "15 Years Later" explores the psyches of two men in the years since 9/11. The lives of an Indian-American computer technician and a white cop intersect one night years after the tragic...
iZombie, The Good Place, The Magicians

The 7 Best TV Shows of 2018 so Far Featuring South Asian Talent

We're officially in the second half of 2018, which means its time to reflect on the first half of the year. Specifically, we're ranking the best shows so far that feature South Asian talent. As...
Indian-American Beauty Expert Deepica Mutyala

Deepica Mutyala’s Live Tinted Aims to Empower Diverse Women

If you search #LiveTinted on Instagram, you will come across images of diverse, stunning women championing their beauty, success, and personal identity. This popular hashtag stems from Tinted, an online platform founded by Indian-American...
Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt

‘Sanju’ Tells an Interesting Story but Strays far From the Whole Truth

Bollywood's latest release 'Sanju' is breaking box office records, earning a whopping $1.2 billion in its first three days. Helmed by ace director Rajkumar Hirani, 'Sanju' details the gory details of actor Sanjay Dutt's...
Bollywood Movies 2018

Get Hyped About These July 2018 Movie Releases

Here is your handy guide to this month’s big releases. Start planning your Friday sick leaves accordingly. 1. "Soorma" Releasing on: July 13 Starring: Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Panu, Angad Bedi The biopic is based on the life of...
Parminder Nagra Bend it Like Beckham

Throwback Thursday: Revisiting ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ and its Stars

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we're throwing it all the way back to 16 years ago and celebrating the legacy of "Bend it Like Beckham." Gurinder Chadha's beloved film "Bend it Like Beckham" is one...

Anupam Nigam on Writing for ‘Station 19’ and the Impact of Accurate Representation

Writer Anupam Nigam has an impressive range of television shows on his resume that ranges from the hit comedy "Psych" to the science-fiction drama "Defiance." He is currently in the writer's room for "Station...