Mindy Kaling & ‘The Mindy Project’: Fostering South Asian Representation From Pilot To Series Finale

by Saloni Gajjar – Follow @browngirlmag  “The Mindy Project” became the first American TV show…

‘Code-Switched’: A Long Overdue Series for Young South Asians

Growing up, my favorite TV show on American television was the one with all the brown people as the leads. You don’t know that show? Oh, that’s right it only existed in my imagination.

Looking Back at ‘The Mindy Project’: A Flawed, Yet Sweet TV Romance

by BG Staff – Follow @browngirlmag When “The Mindy Project” premiered in 2012, it signaled…

Chicago’s Dance Troupe Tells the Universal Story of Women in Debut Showcase

These were no ordinary women—for starters, each has at least 20 years of continuous dance experience, and all trained in Bharatanatyam in addition to newer styles they picked up.

Yeh Ladka Hai Allah: An Homage to Shahrukh Khan on his 52nd Birthday

by Priyanka Gulati – Follow @Gulate “Those who are swathed in the…

Dancing Twins Poonam and Priyanka Share Their Advice on Pursuing Your Passion

These talented women have captivated a diverse audience with their Bollywood, hip-hop, and classical dance routines. They shared details about their success and experiences so far and the goals they want to accomplish in the future.

Shankar Mahadevan’s U.K. Darbar Musical Extravaganze was an Opportunity of a Lifetime to Watch

Indian classical music maestro, Shankar Mahadevan performs at London’s Soutbank centre as part of this year’s Darbar festival of Indian classical music.

‘Beyond The Clouds’: Majid Majidi’s Universal Language of Humanity

Iranian-born Majid Maijidi continues his passion to depict humanist topics with “Beyond the Clouds”, whose world premiere opened up at the British Film Institute.

This ‘Golmaal Again’ Song is Every Problem with Bollywood Combined

Bollywood is obsessed with remakes and remixes right now, and the new song from “Golmaal Again” — “Maine Tujhko Dekha” — is just the tip of a very irritating iceberg.

12 Fall TV Comedy Series to Binge-Watch Immediately

Here are some seriously great television gems you don’t want to miss. They’ll go perfectly with your pumpkin spiced everything.

Remembering Yash Chopra & His Bollywood Legacy

by Anjali Bhakta – Follow @anjaliib  October 21, 2012, marks the death of beloved husband,…

Kumail Nanjiani Hilariously Tackles Islamaphobia in ‘SNL’ Debut

The world was introduced to Kumail Nanjiani and his comedy brilliance this past weekend for his “Saturday Night Live” debut.

Harvey Weinstein Allegations’ Unveil the Real ‘Magnitude of the Problem’

With the allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape against Harvey Weinstein, we have a few things to say to those in power who abuse women

Deja Vu or Something New? ‘Padmavati’ Trailer is an Epic Blast From the Past

by Tina Lapsia – Follow @browngirlmag Sanjay Leela Bhansali is back. The trailer of the…

‘Secret Superstar’ Trailer Inspires Kids To Follow Their Dreams

by Tayeba Hussain – Follow @browngirlmag Growing up in a brown household can be tough….

‘The Deed is Done’: A South Asian’s View on Sex and Virginity

Pooja Mallipamula’s “The Deed Is Done” showcases stories of people losing their virginity including an Indian man who waits until after marriage for his “first time.”

DJ Rekha’s Basement Bhangra SummerStage – The Final Burrrrraaah!

Basement Bhangra—the longest continuously running monthly party in NY nightlife—was curated by DJ Rekha

Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Simran’ Dazzles in Concept, Falters in Execution

by Saloni Gajjar – Follow @browngirlmag  “Simran” is a brave idea for a movie. I…

‘A Death in The Gunj:’ Konkana Sensharma’s Dynamic Directorial Debut

Reknowned actor Konkana Sensharma’s debut directorial, “A Death in the Gunj”, film explores societal created stereotypes on masculinity.

Kavita Rao of Karmagraphy Takes Bollywood Dancing To A Whole New Level with ‘Aaja—A Tale of Karmic Destiny’

Meet Brown Girl of the Month— Owner and choreographer of KARMAGRAPHY—a hidden treasure of South-Asian entertainment—Kavita Rao talks about the vulnerability of being a brown artist, rejecting a performing opportunity at Trump’s inauguration, and the debut of her brainchild Aaja—A Tale of Karmic Destiny.