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Everything you Need to Know About Film Production and the Casting World

The Bollywood Project recently spoke to Hollywood casting assistant and Brown Girl Magazine movie reviewer Keertana Sastry to get the inside scoop as to how the industry really works.

2018 South Asian Creative Summit: A Weekend of Learning and Collaborating

The South Asian Creative Summit reminded us that in order to make our mark as South Asians in creative fields, we must be collaborative and resourceful.

Celebrating 5 Years of ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’ and Other Great Modern Bollywood Romances

"Shuddh Desi Romance" is a Bollywood film that chooses to celebrate a different type of love story, so in honor of the film’s anniversary, we have created a list to toast a few more of the best modern Bollywood rom-coms.
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Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘The Big Sick’ is a Unique Love Story With Universal Truth

Love is hard. That’s an undeniable fact. But, as many South Asians and other minority communities know all too well, acceptance can be much harder.

Swet Shop Boys: A Discussion on Representation, Politics, and Entertainment

We are fans of the Swet Shop Boys, but not gullible fans. Judging by the music of these two mystics, they wouldn’t want us as to be anything but critical.

Ritesh Batra Explores Reconnection & Harsh Truths with ‘The Sense of an Ending’

by Keertana Sastry  Follow @KeertanaKS Relationship. Connection. Resolution. That’s what the new film “The Sense of an Ending” is all about. After the huge critical success of his previous film, the brilliant “The Lunchbox,”...

RIP Om Puri: Honoring A True Film Legend

2017 has tragically taken away an icon from our midst: acclaimed and immensely talented actor Om Puri passed away at the age of 66 on January 6th in Mumbai.

10 Brown Girl Stories of 2016 That are Way Too Good to Miss

by Antara Mason – Follow @AntaraMason With over a million visitors to the website in 2016, it’s safe to say, we’ve had an incredible year! From the heartwarming and hard-hitting (756) stories...

‘Lion’ Is A Slightly Uneven, Incredibly Moving Piece of Cinema

'Lion,' now playing in New York and Los Angeles, follows the story of Saroo Brierley who, at a very young age, was mistakenly abandoned.

‘Growing Up Smith’ Trailer Teases A Delightful Coming-Of-Age Story

If the trailer is any indication, 'Growing Up Smith' is sure to be a fun and poignant coming-of-age story for Indian and Americans alike.

‘Rock On 2’ Overloads In Story, Lacks in Music and Heart

Magik might be back after eight years apart, but the magic of "Rock On!!" hasn’t quite returned for its sequel, "Rock On 2."

Kamala Harris and Pramila Jayapal Make History For South Asians in Congress

As we all let the election results sink in and continue the fight for change, equality and hope in this country, let’s take a look at a small silver lining from two of the races in Congress: A House race in Washington, and a Senate race in California.

A Brown Girl’s Plea For Unity To President-Elect Donald Trump

by Keertana Sastry  Follow @KeertanaKS To Donald Trump on his first day as President-Elect, The votes have been tallied, the people have spoken: You will be the next President of the United States. I did...

8 Reasons We Love Shah Rukh Khan, For His 51st Birthday

Shah Rukh Khan. The name is synonymous with Bollywood, and Bollywood has benefited from that association. Shah Rukh, or SRK as he’s more lovingly known, celebrates his 51st birthday today, which is shocking for two reasons: It’s insane to believe SRK is 51 because he still looks great, but also it’s insane to imagine people of my generation have already been watching this impressive man onscreen for more than two decades.

‘Pink’ Shines A Light On Unfair Views Of Women And The Importance of ‘No’

“No.” It’s one of the most powerful words in the English language. No matter what language one speaks, the word “no” is universal.

6 Reasons to Celebrate Aziz Ansari’s BIG Emmy Win

When Aziz Ansari’s “Master Of None” premiered on Netflix, one thing was for certain, the show was destined to be a big winner come TV award season. The series has taken home a Peabody, a Critics’ Choice TV Award, an AFI Award, and now a new trophy will join the shelves of creators Ansari and Alan Yang, a Primetime Emmy award.
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Indian Tennis Player Sania Mirza Tackles Sexist Question Head on

In one fell swoop, Indian tennis player Sania Mirza explained the blatant sexism female celebrities and athletes face on a regular basis.
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Anushka Sharma Shines as the True Strength of ‘Sultan’

The teasers and photos we’ve seen so far of Sultan have singularly shown Khan in the titular role as a champion wrestler, but Yash Raj films finally released Khan’s leading lady, Anushka Sharma. And boy is she fierce.

14 Non-Romantic Bollywood Movies to Watch This Valentine’s Day

Trade in your favorite rom-com with these anti-Valentine’s Day horror and drama Bollywood flicks—most of which will likely make you appreciate your significant other, or single status, even more.
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Deepika Padukone to Star Opposite Vin Diesel in Hollywood’s ‘The Return of Xander Cage’

Deepika Padukone steps into Hollywood with the third installment of the “xXx” series, “The Return of Xander Cage.”

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