This Film on Bollywood Has Been Making Waves at International Film Festivals

In an effort to capture the magic of Hindi movies, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India, roped in award-winning filmmaker Yasmin Kidwai to make a documentary that would go behind the scenes and bring to the fore the fundamental identity of Bollywood.

From Inspiration to Cultural Appropriation

When does fashion go from inspiration to cultural appropriation? Can one go ‘too far’ in design and creativity?

Go Forward and Wow Cannes, You Brave Bollywood Beauties!

Indian divas at Cannes have a heavy burden to shoulder. They carry the aspirations and expectations of a billion people along with them on their first-class airline seats. But what the general Indian public often does not realize is that the photos they see in the papers or on the websites don’t represent the complete picture.

Diva Editorial, June 2013

This is going to sound outrageously implausible but I can’t believe how much I have in common with Angelina Jolie and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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