Reviews

Nadia Manzoor Wants You to Burq Off!

Growing up straddling two cultures has never been easy, but for Nadia Manzoor, an upbringing in a deeply conservative Muslim family living in North London has served as a catalyst for her moving one-woman show Burq Off! After playing sold-out shows in New York, London, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Nadia takes audiences through her […]

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3 Easy Ways to Stay Trim During the Festive Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la … For many of us, however, the run up to the festive season and beyond also marks the beginning of weight gain caused by endless turkey dinners and enough chocolate to empty Willy Wonka’s factory. Come January, you gingerly approach […]

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The 11th Annual South Asian International Film Festival

Nov. 18th 2014, New York City: The opening night of the South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) presented by HBO was held at the SVA Theatre in New York City, USA, under Executive Director of SAIFF, Joya Dass. SAIFF’s founding eleven years ago was due to the absence of support for emerging filmmakers and the general under appreciation […]

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Bina Ramani: Bird in a Banyan Tree

Her name is synonymous with the riveting Jessica Lal case that took India by storm, but Bina Ramani, a fashion designer, restaurateur, social worker, socialite and now author has contributed more to the world than the sordid details of the infamous murder. Her autobiography, Bird in a Banyan Tree, sheds light on this riveting woman […]

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Saif Ali Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan discuss Humshakals

Humshakals, the latest offering from director Sajid Khan, is a Bollywood comedy about three guys and their two sets each of lookalikes. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor each with a triple role and Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta, and Tamannaah Bhatia thankfully with a only one role, the movie is… well it’s […]

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Interview with Jinn Director Ajmal Ahmad

There is man, there is angel and living in between the two is a third creation, some believe, called jinn. Jinn have the power to fly, travel at great speeds and also interact with the human world, though humans cannot see them unless the jinn present themselves in physical form. Based on a concept known […]

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Spook: Bollywood Style

By Ranga Iyer Bhoot: Ajay Devgn and Urmila Matondkar move to a high rise and Matondkar starts behaving strangely and speaks in a very different voice. Devgn takes her to a psychiatrist, but Seema Biswas, the domestic help thinks otherwise and advises Devgn who disbelieves in the notion of ghosts to take Matondkar  to Rekha […]

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 The Magic Of Romance

by Ranga Iyer It does not matter whether love is expressed through email, SMS, or love letters, it will remain timeless. Here are a few scenes from Hindi films selected for the moment the hero/heroine express their love. It is only after selecting the movies I realized that, three out of four movies listed are […]

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Hollywood's Top Musicians And Celebrities Join Singer Shehzad Roy!

RU Entertainment covers the Zindagi Trust and Adopt the Arts “Please Through Music” Fundraising Event at the LOWES Hotel in Hollywood, CA. Interviews Featuring: Matt Sorum (Guns and Roses), Shehzad Roy (Singer), Jane Lynch (GLEE) Iqbal Theba (GLEE) Danny Masterson (That 70’s Show), Slash, Gilby Clarke, and Singer Macy Gray. $260,000 raised! #AdoptTheArts to save the arts in America’s public schools. #ZindagiTrust To improve the quality of education available to the average child in Pakistan. […]

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Entertainment-Bollywood Style

Bollywood has always brought a cheer to my otherwise routine life. While in India, I loved watching movies first day-first show. Now, living in Canada, I don’t get to watch first day-first show, but surf the channels for a good Bollywood movie and watch one a day. That is my staple. Proves beyond doubt, I […]

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