Tag: Throwback Thursday

Melinda Shankar Slasher

Throwback Thursday: Melinda Shankar’s Devious Role in Netflix’s ‘Slasher’

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we're getting ready for Halloween by revisiting Netflix's 2017 original series "Slasher." The second season dropped on the streaming platform on October 17,...
Throwback Thursday: Another One Bites the Dust

Throwback Thursday: When Queen’s ‘Another One Bites the Dust’ Topped the Charts

It’s been 38 years since one of the most recognizable bass lines in the history of Rock and Roll dominated the Billboard charts. This...
Looking back at "Head of the Class"

Throwback Thursday: Revisiting the ‘Head of the Class’ Character Jawaharlal Choudhury

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...
Rizwan Manji Outsourced

Throwback Thursday: ‘Outsourced’ and its Overall Impact on South Asian Representation

It's been eight years since "Outsourced," the NBC comedy set in India, made its debut.When "Outsourced" first premiered on Sept. 23, 2010, it instantly made history...
Throwback Thursday: Films about the 1857 Sepoy Rebellion

Throwback Thursday: Looking at how Bollywood Portrayed the 1857 Sepoy Rebellion

It was between September 20 and 21, 1857 that British troops recaptured Delhi from thousands of sepoys who began an uprising and had sieged...
Throwback Thursday: Deepa Mehta's Fire

Throwback Thursday: Why Deepa Mehta’s ‘Fire’ was Quietly Revolutionary

As India continues to celebrate the landmark Supreme Court ruling, which legalized gay sex in the world’s largest democracy, this Throwback Thursday we’re looking back...
TBT to Aasif Mandvi in 'The Mystic Masseur'

Throwback Thursday: Remembering ‘The Mystic Masseur,’ Aasif Mandvi’s First Major Film

This Throwback Thursday, we’re looking back at Ismail Merchant’s 2001 film “The Mystic Masseur.”Based on the 1957 debut novel by author V.S. Naipaul, the...
Aishwarya Rai Global Star

Throwback Thursday: Tracing Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Evolution as a Crossover Star

Bollywood's beloved Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will always reign as one of India's first successful crossover stars.From her debut film, the Tamil language "Iruvar" in...
Swades Movie Shah Rukh Khan

Throwback Thursday: How ‘Swades’ Still Resonates with South Asian Immigrants

For this week's #ThrowbackThursday, we're throwing it all the way back to 14 years ago to delve into the legacy of Ashutosh Gowariker's "Swades,"...
For Here or To Go

Throwback Thursday: ‘For Here or to Go’ is an Important Indian Immigrant Story

For this week's #TBT, we're revisiting the indie film "For Here or To Go." Directed by Rucha Humnabadkar, the movie is a detailed, emotional...