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Thanks for attending Desilicious Azaadi!  We had a blast celebrating desi independence with you. The summer has flown by and we are cooking up plans for more Delicious fun this Fall. Stay tuned for details on our next event.

Posted: August 18th, 2017

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We ♥ You Riz—First Desi Actor to Win an Emmy!

We ♥ You Riz—First Desi Actor to Win an Emmy!

“It’s always strange reaping the rewards of a story that’s based on real world suffering. But if this show has shown a light on some of the prejudice in our society, Islamophobia, some of the injustice in our justice system, then maybe that’s something.” Riz Ahmed made history when he accepted the award for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie for his role in “The Night Of.”(CBS). The first

Posted: September 18th, 2017

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Kangana Ranaut Kills it Again…

Kangana Ranaut Kills it Again…

Kangana Ranaut is back on our Pop Kulcha page with this wonderful and biting satire of Bollywood and its sexism.  She’s collaborated with All India Bakchod,  the Indian sketch comedy group, on this wonderful dance video.    

Posted: September 17th, 2017

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How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston

How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston

As Hurricane Harvey continues to dump rain on the Gulf Coast and floodwaters rise, thousands of Texans have been displaced and that number is expected to rise. The storm system is slated to remain in the Houston region through end of week where some areas may see accumulations of up to 50 inches.  Here is a comprehensive list of organizations where you can donate money, medical supplies, clothing and shelter for those impacted

Posted: August 28th, 2017

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Happy Birthday Sridevi

Happy Birthday Sridevi

Here’s a group shot from Sridevi’s 54th birthday party, which was hosted by Manish Malhotra and posted on the birthday girl’s Instagram.  There’s a lot of diva star power in this shot with our favorite, Rekha, looking glamorous in white with her dupatta and shades.  Also in attendance were Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Rani Mukerji  and Shabana Azmi.

Posted: August 19th, 2017

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Trans Rights Progress In Pakistan

Trans Rights Progress In Pakistan

Two groundbreaking bills have been introduced in Pakistan’s National Assembly that aim to expand transgender rights in Pakistan. The  bills widen the definition of trans people to include  “any person whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from the society norms and cultural expectations based on the sex they were assigned at the time of their birth” and would also make it illegal to deprive trans people from inheriting property, evict them

Posted: August 11th, 2017

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New ABC Comedy on the Life of Madhuri Dixit (!!)

New ABC Comedy on the Life of Madhuri Dixit (!!)

With the barrage of political and Trump-related news and breaking alerts on Friday, one could also not miss the excitement from LGBT and South Asians Bollywood fans around the Tri-State Area (and worldwide) with the latest Bollywood bombshell.  ABC has greenlit the development of a comedy series about a former Bollywood star  (based on the life of Madhuri Dixit) and produced by Priyanka Chopra.   Priyanka confirmed the news yesterday on Instagram and

Posted: July 30th, 2017

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Gay South Asians in Britain Forced into Straight Marriages

Gay South Asians in Britain Forced into Straight Marriages

“I’m Sikh, and culturally the older generation don’t accept homosexuality. My father ordered me to marry a woman because he thought that would cure my homosexuality.” Ranjeep, a Sikh man living in the UK describes his family’s extreme response when he came out to them as gay in this BBC article about LGBTQ South Asians who are being forced into heterosexual marriages in Britain. The Foreign Office and Home Office set up

Posted: July 22nd, 2017

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