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Double the Freida

Double the Freida

Freida Pinto has been trying on some new roles lately. She stars as the titular Trishna in Michael Winterbottom’s interpretation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles. And more recently, she was featured in Flaunt magazine’s July issue channeling Pam Grier at the height of her blaxploitation genre fabulousness. Trishna opened to Chicago audiences Friday July...
Rest in Peace, Anand

Rest in Peace, Anand

Rajesh Khanna, the “original Bollywood superstar”, passed away on 18 July 2012 after an illness. In his honor, we’d like to share the following poem from his movie Anand, written by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. “Maut tu ek kavita hai… mujhase ek kavita ka vaadaa hai milegi mujhako .. dubati nabzon mein jab dard ko neend aane...
In Conversation with Sharmila Tagore

In Conversation with Sharmila Tagore

After being ushered into an intimate, dimly lit salon, complete with soft candlelight, plush couches and an ambiance to match our intended style, we had the privilege to have a candid and informal chat with the legendary actress Sharmila Tagore.  Here’s is a snippet of the conversation we had with one of India’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed artists....