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Born just outside of Los Angeles and soon after shifting to New York (I still hold that against my parents), I have grown up primarily in the suburbs of New York along the Hudson Valley. Despite the fact that I was deeply rooted in the Bangladeshi culture that I was raised in, the amount of South Asian girlfriends I had was almost non-existent for the majority of my life.
My inimitable love for him aside, Khan has seen his own fair share of ups and downs throughout his career, which has spanned a generous 28 years. Constant legal and personal battles have unfortunately marred Khan’s record, yet he remains in the hearts of millions who wait impatiently for his next big holiday release.
by Zaynah Arefin - Follow @ZaynahA November 6th saw the return of the massive hit show “Koffee with Karan!” We’ve been waiting eagerly ever since the announcement of the fifth season was...
All set for the release of “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” Deepika Padukone is beginning to circulate in American media with spreads in Vanity Fair and Paper Magazine.
Ali Abbas Zafar has finally struck gold after his past mediocrities, which came in the form of "Gunday" and "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan." It wouldn’t be fair to solely credit all the success of "Sultan" to Salman Khan, as this wasn’t the usual run of the mill Bhai film, attracting only the Khan’s mass following of smitten fans.
The highly lauded Mindy Kaling's "The Mindy Project" never fails to give us major feels because Mindy Lahiri gets us like no one else does. The latest episode of the Hulu series, titled “Bernardo and Anita,” touches upon an array of dilemmas familiar to South Asian Americans who are struggling with balancing our culture while aiming to simultaneously osmose into mainstream America.
Strong women make stronger women. These words couldn't ring truer when it comes to the beautifully empowered staff of Brown Girl Magazine. Each and every girl comes with her own stories, her own experiences, and strength. In every single word that each of these women writes are the hidden stories of hundreds of women before them who made it possible. Today, we take a moment to write about these women.
Bangladeshi-American Narmeen Choudhury on Chasing her Dreams as a News Broadcaster—and ‘Doing it All’
With an infectious smile and elegant demeanor, Bangladeshi-American Narmeen Choudhury graces the televisions of New Yorkers every week, deeming her a brown girl success story.
We've all heard, read and talked our faces off about Coldplay's newest and rather controversial music video. But we had a few more thoughts to share...promise, it's the last thing you'll hear about Coldplay from us.
Ekta Kapoor—known for her raunchy and vulgar productions such as “Ragini MMS” and “Love Sex Aur Dhokha”—is back with a bang with her new sex comedy titled “Kya Kool Hai Hum 3.”
It's confirmed: Priyanka Chopra has not only triumphed over Bollywood but Hollywood as well, officially.
For all of us avid Rajshri Productions lovers who have been waiting 16 years to watch Sooraj Barjatya and Salman Khan come together once again to create magic on the big screen, our day is finally here!
Akshay Kumar has hit the jackpot once again with his latest, “Singh is Bliing.” Ruling the box office has become the norm for Kumar, but so is sparking controversy.
Brown Girl Magazine staffers pick out the items you need in your closet, beauty bag and life! Don't miss the August Brown List!
Is Coldplay’s new “Hymn for the Weekend” music video starring Queen B and Bollywood beauty, Sonam Kapoor yet another example of cultural appropriation in pop culture or is Coldplay truly appreciating Indian heritage?