LOS ANGELES,CA- Actor Rajkummar Rao lost his mother while he was in the midst of shooting “Newton”, a political black comedy which has been locked as India’s official entry for the foreign language film category at Oscars. He says the blessings of his “guiding star” are taking him places. “Whatever good is happening with ‘Newton’ is because of my mom’s blessings. I really believe in that,” Rajkummar said. The Drishyam Films movie,
BY SONAM MIRPURI
FULLERTON, CA - Narratives can be expressed in a variety of forms. One of the many ways a tale can be conveyed is through dance. Not only is this method effective, it is entertaining as well. In 2003 following her years of living, performing, teaching, and choreographing in the US for over 20 years, Ramya Harishankar was ready...
SAN DIEGO, CA - UC San Diego celebrated the dedication of a new building for the divisions of Biological and Physical Sciences on Sept. 12 with a special announcement. The cutting-edge science building will bear the name Tata Hall for the Sciences, or Tata Hall, in recognition of a $70 million gift from the Tata Trusts, which was committed last year to create the binational Tata Institute for Genetics and Society.
CERRITOS,CA-The law and certified public accountant firm Chugh, LLP was chosen for Cerritos’ Business Recognition Program, which showcases local businesses that foster pride in the City’s community and economy. Accepting a proclamation from the City were Chugh Chief Operating Officer Mohammad Khan and Partner Ramesh Patel. Established in 1985 in Cerritos, Chugh, LLP specializes in immigration, corporate law, taxation,
BY DEVIKA C. MEHTA
CHATSWORTH, Ca - Fun, gaiety and patriotism came together at one place on August 26 when thousands flocked to the grounds of Chatsworth High School in the San Fernando Valley to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day. The grand event, that has been part of the Valley since 1999, was organized by the India Association of...
BY DEVIKA C. MEHTA
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA -` Aaja- A Tale of Karmic Destiny,’ of love, fantasy, seduction, sacrifice, redemption, and self realization, was sketched thoroughly in the minds of audiences by the Karmagraphy group at El Portal theatre here with performances from August 25 to 27. The group that is quite popular in the LA area,
NEW YORK,NY-Thousands of people from the Indian diaspora converged in the heart of New York in their traditional finery to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day at one of the largest parades outside India attended by ‘Baahubali’ actors Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah Bhatia. The 37th India Day Parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations - New York, New Jersey, Connecticut - ran through several streets in Madison Avenue in...
NEW YORK - Zee TV, the largest Indian television network in the world is now making its presence known in Hollywood. In August 2017, the first English language South Asian Reality show that Zee TV will be launching is titled, “Made In America”. Six South Asian millennial women were chosen from a nationwide audition that drew in over 6,000 applicants. The show features Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014 as its host.
LOS ANGELES, CA - “I was very surprised that these charges would be brought against me because I hadn’t done anything wrong,” says Armaan Premjee, student at University of Southern California, who was charged with rape in early May after a night out at an off-campus bar. But he says security video from the night of April 1st taken from Banditos proves he’s innocent. “When I saw the videos, I was very relieved that there was proof to substantiate...
BELLFLOWER, CA - Rangashree Dances of India presented a new dance production, ‘Prayag – Confluence of Rivers’ at the William Bristol Civic Auditorium here, on Jul.23. It was Rangashree’s first independent and original production. Playing to a sold out house, the production delighted the audience with inventive dance...