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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...
Back in 1986, finding any sort of South Asian character on American television was a tall order. It's why a sector of the population still remembers the Indian exchange student from the ABC sitcom "Head of the Class," which premiered in the fall of that year.This Throwback Thursday we’re...
Indian-Americans Waris Ahluwalia and Hari Kondabolu were honored at the 10th annual GQ India Men of the Year awards this year. These awards aim to celebrate both men and women that "shape the cultural landscape" of the moment.Designer, actor, and model Ahluwalia is known as one of the world's...
Bollywood's top filmmaker Karan Johar is back with another season of his hit talk show "Koffee with Karan." Season 6 will start with Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt, premiering on Oct 21.https://twitter.com/karanjohar/status/1045547135528325121Rumor has it that other stars joining Johar on the 'Koffee Couch' this season include Jhanvi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Saif...
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 inspired by both the 1980s film "Mr. India" and a recent trip he took to...
The new CBS dramedy "God Friended Me" dives deep into the concepts of spirituality and faith. True to a show made for the millennial era, it imbues its message through the power of social media."God Friended Me, which premiered on Sept. 30, stars Brandon Michael Hall as Miles, a podcast host...
Norwegian filmmaker Deeyah Khan won her second Emmy award last night for her news documentary on white nationalism in the United States.Khan received the International Emmy for Current Affairs for "White Right: Meeting the Enemy," the documentary she directed.https://twitter.com/iemmys/status/1046930748689866752In it, she travels to the United States to meet with...
Here is your handy guide to this month’s big releases. Start planning your Friday sick leaves accordingly. 1. "Venom" Starring: Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, Reid Scott, Jenny SlateRelease date: October 5https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLCn88bfW1oWith his role in "Venom" Ahmed will be the first actor of South Asian descent to have such a prominent place...
The television landscape is currently chock full of medical dramas. Yet another was added to the slate this week courtesy of NBC's "New Amsterdam," which premiered on Sept. 24. Bollywood actor Anupam Kher stars as Dr. Vijay Kapoor. The role is notable because it marks Kher's first role as a series...
Amazon's Indian cricket thriller, "Inside Edge" has been selected for an International Emmy for Drama!"Inside Edge" depicts the dark underbelly of the Indian cricket league, portraying the politic, power struggle, and conflicting interests that drive the industry.https://www.instagram.com/p/BoQ8KouFe5m/?taken-by=insideedgeamazon"Inside Edge" is Amazon's first Indian original series. It is based on the...