A tribute to Mr. Yahoo, the once abject failure, who became a rebel star and revolutionized Indian cinema
NRI filmmakers reflect on the quirks and eccentricities of producing a film in India
Is Indian sexual vitality losing out to Western concepts?
Men play second-fiddle on Indian TV serials.
Tapping into the emerging market of web-enabled TVs.
A tribute to India’s literary icon on his 150th birth anniversary.
Very few Indians have actually read the Kamasutra, which is boringly pedantic and — shockingly to many — did not contain pictures in the original.
There’s a clear divide in the Indian music world between film and non-film music. With their huge budget, films are growing ever bigger. The blend of pop, rap and Sufi music in Indian film songs has doomed the independent music genre.
Hindu culture embraced eroticism and sex as an essential ingredient and institutionalized it in the four exalted goals of Hindu life.
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, one of the world’s foremost players of the sarod, reflects on business and art.
The consternation over M.F. Husain’s acceptance of Qatari citizenship has rekindled debate on artistic freedom and responsibility in India.
The Chatwals, long very visibly tied to the Ava Lounge, deny any association after the bar is sued.
A soap opera has Brazilians abuzz about India.
Mohammad Salim is so enamored with his bioscope that he sails by life oblivious to the grievances he could pick with it.
An Indian American’s take on the Michael Jackson phenomenon that swept America — and the world at large — off its feet for more than a decade.
An intimate, anecdotal look at the life and times of India’s most controversial woman writer.
Life can be cruel for celebrated slum children after the music stops.
Indie filmmakers turn to innovative promotional tools on the Web to market low budget movies.
2008 seems destined to go down as one of the most cataclysmic years to rock the world, with perhaps the worst financial crisis in a half-century. Considering that economists seem totally out of their elements and are seeing stars, Little India thought why not turn to those who make their living reading the stars.
"Lately we've seen so many mediocre works drum up immense publicity simply on the strength of the origin of the artist."
The Love Guru (2008), directed by Marco Schnabel, disgraced by Mike Myers and made famous by Rajan Zed
Flaying the dark underbelly of the middle-class.
Without senses, we would not know we are alive. And with senses, we know how to live.
Progressive Desi DJ Collective Celebrates Ten Years of Groundbreaking Music
A Brooklyn jazz band breathes new life into Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's sufi music.
Bollywood is drowning out classical dance.
But are they as subversive as ever?
Ten Years Later, Basement Bhangra Is Still Going Strong. A Closer Look At The Party That Launched A Movement.
Mushairas in the U.S. evoke feelings of celebration, nostalgia and love for their roots and culture in a foreign land.
4th of July stirs up memories of Dusshera and home.
It was called Bombay when he left, but the city is still a piece of his heart...
Howard Stern has been poking fun at Indians. He is just not too good at it.
The economics of Indian art galleries.
Indians have displaced Jews for the diamond crown of the world.
Zakir Hussain is not jaded by his success.
Regretably DVDs don't wear out.
It's time for the over-hyped Sachin Tendulkar to retire.
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!
The vast majority of manhole covers in New York City are from India.
The smart asses behind the weekly desi cartoon strip.