by Ritu Mediratta The International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) is one of India’s most talked about Bollywood award shows, and this year, on June 25, the 17th annual IIFA 2016 was held in Madrid, Spain. The period film “Bajirao Mastani“ took home the top honors with 13 wins, including Best Actor (Female) and Best Actor (Male) trophies for Deepika Padukone and […]
By Ritu Mediratta Bollywood star and international singer Priyanka Chopra is all set to make her big TV debut in the US with ABC’s upcoming thriller drama series “Quantico,” which debuts Sunday, September 27 at 10pm. She may not be a household name in the U.S. just yet, but Chopra isn’t a newcomer. In fact, the […]
With the new fall TV season kicking off later this month, there’s a little of everything out there. But what about the LGBT content? While we don’t have a full-on gay-centric series this season like last season’s “The McCarthys” or “One Big Happy,” it may be a sign of the times that a number of […]
Priyanka Chopra is making history as the first international Bollywood star to headline an American television show this fall with the ABC show “Quantico.“ She plays an FBI agent who is training at the academy in Quantico, Virginia. The show was created by Joshua Safran, who has previously worked on “Gossip Girl” and “Smash,” and the pilot […]
Last week, ABC announced its fall lineup, and Asian Americans were excited to see that 1) “Fresh Off the Boat” had been renewed for a second season, and 2) another Asian American family was coming to town in new sitcom “Dr. Ken,” starring the one and only Ken Jeong. But ABC will be responsible for […]
The Bollywood film industry is known for jaw-droppingly beautiful actresses, but did you know that some of India’s most famous onscreen faces are former international beauty pageant winners? As we anticipate this Sunday’s Miss Universe Pageant — hosted by Natalie Morales and Thomas Roberts with performances by Nick Jonas and Prince Royce — check out these five […]
The 2014 IIFA Awards, held on April 23, will be telecast globally on June 15 on Star Plus. Don’t miss the star-studded ceremony; upgrade to Star Plus today by calling (855) 779-2018.
The 15th Annual International Indian Film Academy Celebrations & Awards took place in Tampa from April 23-26, 2014.
By Ritu Mediratta The Indian film industry’s top award show sailed into Tampa on April 26, 2014 with a pirate-themed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from “Slumdog Millionaire” star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey. The show that is commonly compared to the Oscars was held in the United States for the […]