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Dev Anand is not letting up at 80.

Ring Side View

Review of Island of Blood.

Hot Stuff

Review of Monsoon Diary.

Dev Anand Unplugged

Part II of Dev Anand's interview on his 80th birthday anniversary.

Time To Walk

It's time for the over-hyped Sachin Tendulkar to retire.

Everyone's A star

Just about everyone is jumping into the movie business these days. The monsoons may be hitting Mumbai, but in America it's raining desi filmmakers, producers, directors and actors!

Made In India

The vast majority of manhole covers in New York City are from India.

Kaho Na Pyaar Hai

Petite and pretty Amisha Patel is as unfilmi as they come. The grand daughter of famous lawyer Rajni Patel, Amisha aced her way through academics

New Kid On The Block

Indians on a treadmill? You gotta be kidding!

Grown-up Badmash

The smart asses behind the weekly desi cartoon strip.


Interview with S Mitra Kalita.

Jalandhar in Jakarta

Indonesia leaves most Indians unscathed. Nobody wants to be an Indonesian, not even the Sindhis.  The music slams into my chest as soon as I

His Magic Touch

Shujaat Khan on on his music, his turbulent relationship with his father, and that which is greater than music.  He can trace his lineage all

Beyond Skin

The whole world is Nitin Sawhney's palette.

Review of Pomegranate Dreams

Pomegranate Dreams and Other Stories By Vijay Lakshmi Soft cover, 230 pages Indialog Publications

Tower Of Babel

One in 5 Americans speaks a language other than English at home. Three Indian languages rank among the top 20 foreign languages.   America is surely

Interview with Vijay Lakshmi

Tell us what the main difficulties in straddling two cultures are. Do you find this to be inherently harder for men or for women? Straddling even

Emotionally Branding Films and Cricket

Everything I know about emotional branding, I learnt from cricket.

Whistling In The Dark

South Asian comics are ready to conquer the world, Bush permitting.

Half And Half

Just how authentic an American are you?


India's comedy king Johnny Lever in an exclusive interview with Little India.

Competent is the Enemy of the Brilliant

For all he has achieved or survived, says Anupam Kher, this is only the intermission of his life.

Bollywood on the Hudson

Is America finally ready for Bollywood?

Banal Dreams

Bombay Dreams is a hodge-podge of clichéd, uninspiring lines meshed together to punctuate one dance number from the next.

Past Dream Time

It's Showtime For Bombay Dreams.

Traveller's Tales

On the trail of bumbling and stumbling wanderers.

Bharatnatyam in Jeans

The traditional and the modern can coexist in the psyche of one person.

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Indians are beginning to crop up in next generation designs.

Book Review

IIT: India's Intellectual Treasures.

Bush's Black Eye

The U.S. Supreme Court smacks down the autocratic president.

Seeing Red, Showing Pink

This one is personal for director Ian Iqbal Rashid.

Muhabbat Ki Zuban

Jagjit Singh on the struggles, his music and what has made his style of ghazal gayaki so popular through the generations.

Ai Mere Pyare Watan

At 84, Manna Dey is fit as a fiddle.

Another Peek

Mira Nair takes a fresh look at Thackeray's Vanity Fair.

Hot And Cold

The hottest new thing on Indian grocery shelves is frozen

Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin

Anuradha Paudwal on her music and the shadows cast by Lata Mangeskhar in her life.

Bharati's Visible Ghosts

What's their in science to tell me that spirits don't exist, asks Bharati Mukherjee.

Imagining America

How is the story of America told? Through brick and mortar, through glass and steel, through the architectural footprints each successive generation leaves across the

Ravi Shankar Unplugged

Sukanya and Ravi Shankar on their music, life and love.

MIT Gayin Dooriyan

Bollywood is gaining respect in the halls of academe.

With Jhumpa In The Park

Indian authors are entering the audio books market.

Eat, Drink And Be Svelte

Anjum Anand offers secrets for light, healthy Indian food.

An Idea Named Mallika

Mallika Sarabhai is turning into the feminist rabble rouser she often portrays

Plot That Flopped

Why did Ashutosh Gowariker's much-anticipated Swades flop in India?

Lights And Shadows

Ustad Imrat Khan sheds light on the Ravi-Shankar-Vilayat Khan rivalry and the family feud after his brother's death.   He comes from a lineage traced to Mia

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