Saloni Gajjar

Diversity in Hollywood

Looking Back at a Century of Muslim Representation in Hollywood

Just how much has Muslim representation changed in Hollywood over the last century? A new report attempts to answer that question in great detail.In "Haqq & Hollywood: Illuminating 100 years of Muslim Tropes and...
Nik Dodani Murphy Brown

Nik Dodani to Pen the Film Script Based on Rakesh Satyal’s ‘Blue Boy’

Actor and comedian Nik Dodani, who currently stars in the "Murphy Brown" revival on CBS, is writing the script based on Rakesh Satyal's 2009 award-winning debut novel "Blue Boy," according to a Variety report."Blue Boy" is a coming-of-age...
Searching Director Aneesh Chaganty

Aneesh Chaganty Sets Next Film After ‘Searching,’ Sarah Paulson to Star

Fresh off the success of his summer blockbuster "Searching," Indian-American director Aneesh Chaganty is ready to helm his next film. Written by Chaganty, the new film is titled "Run" and will be led by...
Vibha Gulati Movie Review

Vibha Gulati’s ‘Forbidden’ Takes an Impactful Stand Against the Horrific Act of Honor Killings

The death of a close friend inspired Vibha Gulati's haunting and award-winning short film "Forbidden," which focuses on honor killings. In her directorial debut, Gulati weaves an impactful, timely story.At just over 20 minutes long, "Forbidden"...
Kal Penn Michael Schur

Kal Penn and Michael Schur are Developing an Immigrant Comedy for NBC

"Designated Survivor" and "House" actor Kal Penn is set to star in and produce a new comedy pilot at NBC. The currently untitled project will be co-written by Penn alongside Matt Murray. "Parks and Recreation" creator...
Bollywood Hollywood Productions

Producer Prashant Shah Launches Bollywood Hollywood Productions

Los Angeles-based film producer Prashant Shah has launched Bollywood Hollywood Productions, a production house to create film and television content in Hindi and English.The fully financed media company will focus on the acquisition, development...
America Ferrera American Like Me

‘American Like Me’ is a Powerful, Moving Collection of Essays From Hyphenated Identities

"American Like Me" is a pertinent title for actress and activist America Ferrera's new book. In it, she puts forth a collection of first-person accounts from 32 prominent figures including herself. These essays are...
Netflix The Creative Indians

Netflix’s ‘The Creative Indians’ is the Artsy Escape you Need Right Now

Now available on Netflix, the docuseries "The Creative Indians," gives audiences an in-depth look into the mind and process of some of India's best-known artists.Viewers can now dive into the show's third season, which...
Comedian Aparna Nancherla

The Rise of Aparna Nancherla

Over the last few years, Indian-American comedian Aparna Nancherla has taken center stage in the comedy world. Her work has ranged from stand-up acts across the country to writing for late night shows to...

Riz Ahmed Drops Gritty New Single ‘Mogambo’

Riz Ahmed's new single "Mogambo" takes it's name from one of the biggest super villians in Bollywood history.The actor released the much-anticipated new single on October 3. Ahmed recently explained to Jimmy Kimmel that he was...