Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson Talks ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ and How She Relates to Her Panda Protagonist

by Momo Chang Growing up as the youngest in a household with two older sisters, Jennifer Yuh Nelson has always drawn and doodled. Both of her sisters became animators, and Yuh Nelson followed in their footsteps. Her parents, Korean-American immigrants, have always been supportive of their choices. Yuh Nelson became the first woman to direct […]

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Star Screen Awards 2016 Will Air on Star Plus this Sunday!

by Ritu Mediratta The season of award functions has begun, and we can’t get enough of it! The Star Screen Awards, one of the major events in Bollywood, will be hosted by Kapil Sharma and Karan Johar and will feature a star-studded roster of hosts, special guests and musical performances. The 22nd Annual Star Screen Awards honors […]

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XFINITY Asia’s Best of 2015

What a year 2015 was for Asian Americans in television. It’s hard to believe that “Fresh Off the Boat” premiered less than a year ago, ushering in not only the first Asian American family on network television in 20 years but also paving the way for another one when “Dr. Ken” hit the airwaves during […]

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It’s Salman Khan Month on STAR India Gold!

To celebrate the Bollywood star’s birthday on December 27, STAR India Gold has declared December to be Salman Khan month! The Hindi film channel debuted Khan’s 2015 film “Hero” earlier this month, a remake of the ’80s classic of the same name, directed by Nikhil Advani that features Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty. Khan made his acting […]

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It’s Sheng Wang’s Time

by Christopher T. Fan The stand-up comedian Sheng Wang grew up in Houston, Texas, and is a newly-minted writer for ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” — the first Asian-American family sitcom since Margaret Cho’s “All-American Girl” first aired some 20 years ago. Sheng Wang (whose first and last names rhyme) left Houston as soon as […]

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A Triple Dose of Asian American Thanksgiving!

It was less than a year ago that “Fresh Off the Boat,” the first Asian American family sitcom on network television in 20 years, debuted. Prior to that, it was unthinkable to expect storylines on television depicting Asian American Thanksgivings — as you generally need Asian American families on TV in order to show how […]

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