Film & TV
DFW South Asian Film Festival (SAFF) Celebrates Four-Year Milestone With Four Days of Programming
A gay-identifying Pakistani-Muslim’s journey through religion, sexuality, colonialism and migration, an Indian Maratha teenager’s quest to escape poverty through SMS scams, and a brewing jealousy between aging and upcoming Bharatnatyam dancers within a family – these are just a few of various issues explored through the wide range of films and documentaries showcased during DFW South Asian Film Festival
Hotstar Presents The ANOKHI Awards 2017: Red Carpet Buzz Part II
On ANOKHI Pulse TV this week, we continue our exclusive coverage of Hotstar Presents The ANOKHI Awards 2017 with Part II of the red carpet highlights. We bring you up, close and personal with the shining stars and the rising talent of the South Asian community in the media and arts space as well as business and cinema. Legendary media personality Monika Deol shares her mantra for success, while Pakistan's most popular bridal couture des
Hotstar Presents The ANOKHI Awards 2017: Red Carpet Buzz Part I
Hotstar Presents The ANOKHI Awards 2017 at the historic Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex in Toronto celebrated the regional, national and international success stories of some of today’s most prolific South Asians! The Red Carpet was abuzz with the talent and charisma of 30 tremendous South Asian achievers from the field of business, media, entertainment, glamour and social activism. In part I of our series on Hotstar Presents ANO
Indian Cinema at Toronto International Film Festival 2017
Indian films and talent stole the show at TIFF 2017. Check out exclusive interviews with the cast of Anurag Kashyap's 'The Brawler' or 'Mukkabaaz'. We deep dive into the intense Shakespearean drama 'The Hungry' with Director Bornila Chatterjee and it's stellar cast that boasts of names like Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Sayani Gupta and Antonio Aakeel. We speak to Priyanka Chopra about her Sikkimese production 'Pahuna'. Assamese Director R
Priyanka Chopra Kicks-Off TIFF2017 with #ShareHerJourney Fundraiser
The official kick-off to the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was led by a glamorous fundraising soirée, which had award-winning Bollywood and Hollywood actor Priyanka Chopra as the guest of honor. TIFF is celebrating female voices in cinema with their ...
OCTV: TIFF 2016: Dilip Mehta Reveals His Thoughts About Sunny Leone
Celebrated photojournalist and filmmaker Dilip Mehta, spent 2.5 years with superstar Sunny Leone, in an effort to bring to life her most vulnerable and intimate life experiences in his latest documentary feature, Mostly Sunny. Without bias, judgement, or prejudice, Dilip depicts aspec ...
5 Reasons to Watch Netflix's Obama Biopic, "Barry"
With Obama's presidency coming to a close, we focus on a unique drama chronicling his formative university years. Following its lauded debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, director Vikram Gandhi’s Barry gets a worldwid ...
OCTV: TIFF 2016: In Conversation About 'An Insignificant Man'
At the heart of An Insignificant Man is the most polarising man in India today Arvind Kejriwal. Filmed over the course of 2 years, this film is a portrait of power, corruption, and a controversial man. [blockquote]The film gives an insiders view into Arvind Kejriwals b ...
OCTV: TIFF 2016: Why Richie Mehta Made 'India In A Day'
Richie Mehta is a Canadian film director. His first feature film, Amal, was released in 2008, and his second film, Siddharth, was released in 2014. Both films ran successfully worldwide and were appreciated by festival audiences around the world. I had the opportunity to ...
OCTV: Bollywood’s Kajol & Ajay Devgn On Shivaay
Chicago rolled out the red carpet last month to welcome Bollywood power couple, Kajol and Ajay Devgn who toured the U.S. to promote Devgn’s upcoming action thriller “Shivaay” releasing on Diwali everywhere. This is Ajay’s second directorial venture which he also produced and acted in ...
OCTV: Lisa Ray Launches Fragrance With A Cause
Recently on International Peace Day (September 21st, 2016), acclaimed actress, model, T.V. host, entrepreneur, social activist, and dear friend of mine, Lisa Ray launched her Lisa Ray Jasmine of India perfume in collaboration with The 7 Virtues, a Canadian company living the mantra Make ...