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Meet Siddharth Dhananjay of Sundance Hit PATTI CAKE$

Following its explosive premieres at this year’s Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals, the New Jersey hip hop drama PATTI CAKE$ is now set to release in U.S. theaters starting next week on August 18 led by cast members Danielle Macdonald and Siddharth Dhananjay. The acclaimed film will open in additional cities the following week and on Labor Day weekend. Born in […]

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"Growing Up Smith": Interview with Indian-American Actor Roni Akurati

GROWING UP SMITH Release Date: February 3 in select cities; February 10 in additional cities Director: Frank Lotito Cast: Jason Lee, Anjul Nigam, Brighton Sharbino, Hilarie Burton, Poorna Jagannathan, Samrat Chakrabarti, and introducing Roni Akurati Official Site: http://growingupsmithmovie.com/ “Growing Up Smith” is the feel-good, coming-of-age story of Smith, a 10-year-old boy from India growing up […]

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Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons is co-founder of one of the biggest rock groups of all time, Kiss, and is known more for the length of his tongue than the breadth of his experience, yet despite being revered as a Rock God, Gene is also an entrepreneur, philanthropist, husband, and father. And if you’ve ever caught a past episode of […]

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Bollywood Meets Hollywood: Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel in Mumbai

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone makes her explosive Hollywood debut this month, playing the role of Serena Unger. With regard to her character, Deepika says, “When you first meet Serena, you don’t know whose side she’s on. I think she’s a representation of women in today’s world. She’s independent. She’s intelligent. She can stand up for herself. She’s always observing. […]

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Netflix and Chill(ies): Netflix Signs Deal with Bollywood's Shah Rukh Khan

For those who don’t know, Bollywood (India’s Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai) is one of the highest producing markets in the world. India is the largest film market in the world in regards to the number of films produced, tickets sold, and viewers. So, when on Netflix, how many of you have ever wondered […]

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Bibi Magazine Exclusive: Interview with Chef Salil Mehta of The Chinese Club

“Food breaks barriers,” states the 30-year-old, self taught chef, who has no formal training. Chef Salil Mehta grew up in New Delhi, India; graduated from Parsons in New York City with a Bachelor’s degree in Design & Management, prior to interning at DKNY and Giorgio Armani. Afterward, he became a public relations and events manager for […]

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Bibi Magazine Exclusive: Interview with Agnimitra Paul, Fashion Designer from India's West Bengal

Bibi Magazine had an exclusive opportunity to interview South Asian fashion designer, Agnimitra Paul, when she was in Houston, Texas for a charity fashion show. She was also featured in our 2016 Bibi Bridal Annual for her take on bridal trends for the season. Here’s our in-depth interview with the eclectic fashion designer that you should […]

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Bibi Magazine Exclusive: Interview with Celebrity Wedding Planner, David Tutera

By Zeb Mamsa David Tutera, prominently known for being the leading celebrity wedding and events planner, is about to plan… his own wedding! If you didn’t know already, he recently became engaged to his longtime partner Joey Toth. The couple met through David’s daughter Cielo’s godmother, Abby. We featured David’s wedding planning insight in our 2016 […]

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Bollywood Film Interview: 'Kapoor & Sons'

By Zainab Koli KAPOOR & SONS (SINCE 1921) Director: Shakun Batra Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan, and Rishi Kapoor Producers: Karan Johar and Hiroo Yash Johar Music: Amaal Mallik Official Site: https://www.facebook.com/KapoorAndSons Shakun Batra’s upcoming film, ‘Kapoor & Sons’ is not the simple love triangle we’d expect from a Bollywood film with two young […]

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Top Three South Asians in Media to Watch

As South Asian culture becomes more mainstream, we can’t help but notice South Asians (from the USA to India) in the forefront and their contributions to our society as a whole! Our new series, “Bibi Blab,” is our way of getting our readers talking about what we’re excited about—from influential individuals worth knowing to important […]

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