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

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag  “The Mindy Project” became the first American TV show created by and starring an Indian-American when it premiered in 2012 on FOX before moving to Hulu in 2015. Mindy...

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.

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.
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Two Classical Indian Dancers Bring Bharatanatyam to the Forefront with Social Media

The efficacy of social media is obviously unprecedented today. To use that power for good is what’s important. That is exactly why two classical Indian dancers, Srinidhi Raghavan and Sahasra Sambamoorthi’s, work matters right now.

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

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag  “Simran” is a brave idea for a movie. I say brave because it ventures out of Bollywood’s comfort zone when it comes to displaying life in America. In “Simran,” starring...

All the Real Award-Worthy Acceptance Speeches from the Emmy Awards

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag  #REPRESENTATION. Or at least that was the motto at the 69th Emmy Awards last night. Television’s highest honors have often emphasized the importance of showcasing and applauding diversity. Hosted...
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‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ Rises and Stumbles in Delivering it’s Social Message

"Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" is not your average movie. In this Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer, the real hero is the social message the movie so kindly provides.
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Deepika Padukone is Your Sole Reason to Watch ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’

2017 has started on an impressive note for Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. She stars opposite Vin Diesel in the action movie “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage,” which released on January 20. Over the weekend, the film collected a notable $50.3 million worldwide.

How the Golden Globes was a Lesson in Highlighting Diversity

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag The 74th Annual Golden Globes aired on January 8, 2017 on NBC and proved, once again, how television is just better than movies when it...
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Hypokrit Theater Company Co-Founder Arpita Mukherjee on Providing a Platform for South Asian Artists

Taking place from September 26-October 2, Tamasha NYC will witness diverse plays, dance shows, panels, workshops, and musical nights featuring South Asian and other performers from different minorities.
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Hypokrit Theater Company Co-Founder Shubhra Prakash on Organizing Tamasha, a South Asian Arts Festival

by Saloni Gajjar This post was originally published on our partner website India.com. Shubhra Prakash wears many hats. Actor, filmmaker, writer, producer, voice-over artist. If this suggests anything, it’s the passion and commitment...

Why You Should Attend the Much-Waited Fearless Conference Happening in Philadelphia

The Fearless Conference, to be held on October 1-2 in Philadelphia, is a two-day event for “ambitious women who are ready to ignite their passion, creativity, and inner badass.”
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Acid Attack Survivor Reshma Qureshi to Walk at New York Fashion Week

Reshma Qureshi has been fighting to stop acid sale in India ever since she was attacked two years ago by her estranged brother-in-law and two other accomplices in North India.
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As Mindy Kaling Join’s ‘Ocean’s Eight,’ we Imagine a Bollywood Do-Over for the Film

While Indian-American actress Mindy Kaling prepares to shine on-screen in the all-female reboot of “Ocean’s Eleven,” we imagine what a Bollywood version of “Ocean’s Eight” would look like.

Coffeepass Co-Founder Dev Melepura on the Dating App’s Unique Qualities

Coffeepass, co-founded by Dev Melepura and Ashwath Biradar, was developed as a means to fix online dating using friends and mutual connections, and a great amount of research on social theories.

Sukoon Activewear Founder Arshiya Kherani Reflects on Her Hijab-Inclusive Fashion Line

Arshiya Kherani's new clothing line, Sukoon, is the answer to Muslim women in America who wants to creatively supplement hijab in their wardrobe.
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‘New Girl’ Finale Features Cece and Schmidt’s Wonderful Interracial Wedding

Schmidt and Cece’s beautiful Jewish-Indian wedding finally took place in season five's finale of FOX’s “New Girl.”
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Netflix’s ‘Family Party’ Actress Jaya Prasad on Building an Acting Career as an Indian-American

There has never been a better time to be an Indian in Hollywood—and “Family Party” actress Jaya Prasad couldn’t agree more. Prasad, 27, plays the role of Arti on Netflix’s 50-minute narrative that indulges in the Indian-American lifestyle and evokes laughter and emotion while doing so.
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10 Shah Rukh Khan Movies That Made us His Die-Hard Fans

Here's a list of 10 movies where Shah Rukh Khan rightfully earned the superhero title and won all of our hearts.
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Here’s the Secret Behind Penn Masala’s 20 Year Musical Journey

Penn Masala, the premier South Asian a cappella group in the United States, will complete a 20-year musical journey in 2016, which itself is a brilliant accomplishment.

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