Entertainment

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 award-winning actress Sarah Paulson."Run" will be produced by Natalie Qasabian and Sev Ohanian, who also worked...
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" is the story of Jasleen aka Jassi, a Sikh woman in the United States whose...
Happy National Coming Out Day! Every year since 1988, Americans across the country celebrate the power of coming out as a member of the LGBT community on October 11.While India’s Supreme Court recently overturned Section 377 of its penal code, which criminalized gay sex, members of the country’s LGBT...
Award-winning actress Deepika Padukone opens up about her depression in an emotionally raw video for the Indian mental health organization The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which she founded.Padukone's story was first posted anonymously on The Live Love Laugh Foundation channel along with five other survivor stories two days ago. The...
"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 Michael Schur will produce the show.Penn's new show will have a political and immigration-based backdrop....
A year after the #MeToo movement began in the United States, its rippling effects have finally hit the Indian entertainment industry.Former Ms. India Universe and actress Tanushree Dutt came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Bollywood actor Nana Patekar. Her brave actions spearheaded and empowered the movement in India.https://www.instagram.com/p/BoHlznmDHOb/?taken-by=iamtanushreeduttaofficialDutta alleges...
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 and production of feature films aimed for a worldwide audience, according to a Deadline report. Shah was...
Academy Award nominee Mickey Rourke is bringing to the story of boxer Pardeep Singh Nagra to the big screen with his upcoming film "Tiger."Nagra was an amateur boxing champion who was barred from boxing due to his beard. As a practicing Sikh man, keeping his beard and turban were vital to...
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 first aired in 2017 and recently became available on the streaming giant. Hosted by brothers...
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 getting her own stand-up episode on Netflix to various TV show appearancesNancherla's brand of humor...