Ayana Arts’ Show, ‘In Full Bloom,’ to Provide Platform For Multicultural Identities

yana is centered around the belief that our identity is fluid, constantly challenged and redefined, but unified through art– no matter one’s career, interests, heritage, background or religion. Instead of comparing ourselves to one another searching for the right way for us to express our multifaceted identities, we come together to create new and thought-provoking art that expresses our collective identity.

The ‘Baaghi’ Teaser Released And it Ensures Pakistan Won’t Forget Qandeel Baloch

Baaghi doesn’t seem to be interested in telling the story of a beaten-down girl who was subsequently corrupted into an immoral character. Instead, it wants to tell the story of a headstrong and resilient girl who took her circumstances and created a name for herself.

Harry Potter: The Boy Who Keeps on Living

Harry Potter still holds the power to make people read, and technology takes a backseat. Whether it was via Hermione’s intelligence or Dumbledore’s wisdom, the significance of knowledge was always evident.

Riz Ahmed’s Stance Against Media Stereotypes and Lack of Representation

Ahmed has spoken out against limited roles for actors of color in both television and film, stating numerous times he would rather be poor than play stereotypical characters.

20 Years Since Harry Potter Made a Special Place in My Heart

by Jessie Brar – Follow @jessieebrar Harry Potter has a special place in my…

Feminism in Bollywood: Where are the Women Behind the Camera?

With one-dimensional portrayals of women, watered down messages of gender equality, and preachy speeches, the films failed to make an impact.

Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘The Big Sick’ is a Unique Love Story With Universal Truth

Love is hard. That’s an undeniable fact. But, as many South Asians and other minority communities know all too well, acceptance can be much harder.

The Journey East: How Queens Native Prashantt Guptha Broke into Bollywood

A native of Queens, New York, Guptha moved to Mumbai to live out his Bollywood dreams. However, his journey has not been easy.

Swet Shop Boys: A Discussion on Representation, Politics, and Entertainment

We are fans of the Swet Shop Boys, but not gullible fans. Judging by the music of these two mystics, they wouldn’t want us as to be anything but critical.

Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Homecoming King’ is the TED Talk/Comedy Fusion You Need to See

Through self-deprecating humor and biting cultural insights, Hasan Minhaj helps the audience experience something unique: coming of age in America—in brown skin.