‘Dukhtar’: A Powerful Must-Watch Pakistani Film with a Focus on Child Marriage

In Afia Nathaniel’s directorial debut, “Dukhtar,” this concept of freedom, and fleeing to find it, become the stage for a heartwarming story of the bond between a mother and her daughter, tribal conflicts, and the age-old practice of child marriages.

Director Leesa Gazi Hopes to Give Bangladesh’s Birangona a Voice in her Upcoming Film ‘Rising Silence’

It was while reading Pakistani author, Kamila Shamsie’s novel, “Kartography” I came to know about the thousands of Bangladeshi women who were raped during the 1971 Liberation War of Pakistan.

5 Must-Try East Meets West Kurta Looks For Autumn

This entire fall season Khaadi has been an ultimate love of mine. I have worn some of their kurtas to gatherings and parties. The outfits exhibit a blend of western fashion with eastern embroidery, which makes them stand out from the crowd. During New York Fashion Week, I wore some of the most stunning outfits by Khaadi.

20 Must-Read Books for Every 20-Something South Asian American

Sometimes you need a little guidance when it comes to great books. Here at BG we have compiled a list of books that have moved us—we hope you like them too!

20 Must-See Photos of South Asia Through the Eyes of Photojournalist Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry is the incredible photojournalist behind the famous “Afghan Girl” portrait that originally appeared in National Geographic magazine and is now hailed as the modern day Mona Lisa.

Arjun Gupta on Strong Women, Assimilation, and the Impact of Storytelling

From “Nurse Jackie” to “How To Get Away With Murder,” and now Syfy’s new series “The Magicians,” Arjun Gupta is changing the face of what it means to be an Indian man on television.

7 Delusional Lessons Every Brown Guy Learns From Bollywood

The natural laws of attraction don’t apply in Bollywood. In fact, your chances of wooing the ladies are especially high if your uni-brow resembles a chinchilla and your mustache can pass as a furry rodent.

Brown Girl Of The Month Sharon Samuel Founded Mehndificent Art As A Tool For Fighting Depression

As a kid, I enjoyed drawing, and would often takes pictures out of magazines and draw them onto computer paper. I usually did this when I was stressed or bored, but as time went on I realized that I stopped enjoying it.

Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari Wowed the Crowd at BookCon 2015

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

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.