Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari Wowed the Crowd at BookCon 2015

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With their cult-like following and celebrated TV shows like “The Office,” “The Mindy Project” and “Parks and Recreation,” Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari have become two of the biggest names in comedy.

Stand-Up Comic Rohan Mukherjee On Santadevi’s Child Marriage

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Santadevi Meghwal is from our generation. While we complain about shitty WiFi connectivity in a mall, about KFC not having home delivery services in our area and how the movie “Dil Dhadakne Do” was a complete waste of our money and time, Santadevi silently battles an already won war.

‘Burned Girl’ Proves There’s Hope for Acid Attack Victims in India

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There are a few videos that offer us a fresh perspective in life; videos that tend to give us a newfound hope in humanity. “Burned Girl” is one of those. It is the story of a small girl who has the opportunity to look at the sky, something she once could not do.

Through Social Media Artist Hiba Khan Discovers Her Work is Being Stolen And Sold

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Picture this: You spend countless days working on something you’re extremely passionate about, you have big plans and can’t wait to follow your dreams. One day, someone sends you a link to an Instagram photo of your work that someone else is trying to make money off of. This is exactly what happened to artist Hiba Khan

10 More Appropriate Alternative Tag Lines for the Islamophobic ‘American Sniper’ Movie

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I’m sure we can all agree on some level that “American Sniper” is the most propaganda-tastic film to have come out since…well, whatever War on Terror movie was released before it.

Painter Dipti Kulkarni Continues To Bring Attention To Women’s Empowerment Through Art

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Born in Nashik, India, Dipti Kulkarni is an internationally acclaimed artist, who had used her paintings to portray the issues related to women and has also helped raise social awareness.

What We Have Turned Blind To

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All too often, blinded by our own conceptions, we try to turn our backs to the dark, painful things that make us cringe and the misery that may be light years or just inches away. But it is also in the same pain and misery that we sometimes see the greatest amount of hope and joy.

Sonam Kapoor As The On Screen Neerja Bhanot: A Forgotten Hero

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Sonam Kapoor recently unveiled her new look for the upcoming biopic on Neerja Bhanot, who was awarded India’s highest peacetime honor, the Ashok Chakra Award, making her the youngest recipient of the bravery award in the nation’s history.

Bollywood’s Priyanka Chopra Co-Stars in ABC’s New Show ‘Quantico’

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Bollywood crosses over to Hollywood once again, and this time it’s bigger and better. After Anil Kapoor, it is Priyanka Chopra, who is testing waters in the mainstream American television. As you can guess by now, Chopra plays FBI trainee Alex Parrish. Her character is a half-Indian, half-Caucasian women who is determined to “serve the country.”

10 Great South Asian Americans you Probably Haven’t Heard Of, but Should

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Here are 10 noteworthy South Asian Americans, who may not be commonly known, but should be looked up to for their inspiring, innovative and entrepreneurial efforts.