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All the Real Award-Worthy Acceptance Speeches from the Emmy Awards

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag  #REPRESENTATION. Or at least that was the motto at the 69th Emmy Awards last night. Television’s highest honors have often emphasized the importance of showcasing and applauding diversity. Hosted by Stephen Colbert, this year’s Emmy Awards, once again beat the whole #OscarsSoWhite phenomenon by putting some of...

‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ Rises and Stumbles in Delivering it’s Social Message

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" is not your average movie. In this Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer, the real hero is the social message the movie so kindly provides. The satirical comedy promotes Narendra Modi's Swachch Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission), an effort to...

Deepika Padukone is Your Sole Reason to Watch ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag 2017 has started on an impressive note for Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. She stars opposite Vin Diesel in the action movie “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage,” which released on January 20. Over the weekend, the film collected a notable $50.3 million worldwide. In...

How the Golden Globes was a Lesson in Highlighting Diversity

by Saloni Gajjar - Follow @browngirlmag The 74th Annual Golden Globes aired on January 8, 2017 on NBC and proved, once again, how television is just better than movies when it comes to honoring diversity. *cough* #OscarsSoWhite *cough*. For the most part, at least. At the ceremony, hosted by Jimmy...

Hypokrit Theater Company Co-Founder Arpita Mukherjee on Providing a Platform for South Asian Artists

by Saloni Gajjar This post was originally published on our partner website India.com. The Hindi word tamasha literally means some form of chaos. Due to its negative connotation, the word is often used to blame someone for being dramatic. However, Hypokrit Theater Company’s upcoming week-long festival, Tamasha NYC, plans to...

Hypokrit Theater Company Co-Founder Shubhra Prakash on Organizing Tamasha, a South Asian Arts Festival

by Saloni Gajjar This post was originally published on our partner website India.com. Shubhra Prakash wears many hats. Actor, filmmaker, writer, producer, voice-over artist. If this suggests anything, it’s the passion and commitment she has towards her industry. This passion led her to co-founding the Hypokrit Theater Company in New...

Why You Should Attend the Much-Waited Fearless Conference Happening in Philadelphia

by Saloni Gajjar This post was originally published on our partner website India.com. The Fearless Conference, to be held on October 1-2 in Philadelphia, is a two-day event for “ambitious women who are ready to ignite their passion, creativity, and inner badass.” Now in its second year, the conference is...

Acid Attack Survivor Reshma Qureshi to Walk at New York Fashion Week

by Saloni Gajjar This post was originally published on our partner website India.com. Nineteen-year-old Reshma Qureshi is all set to walk the ramp at the New York Fashion Week in September. She has been fighting to stop acid sale in India ever since she was attacked two years ago by...

As Mindy Kaling Join’s ‘Ocean’s Eight,’ we Imagine a Bollywood Do-Over for the Film

by Saloni Gajjar This post was originally published on our partner website India.com. Indian-American actress Mindy Kaling will shine on-screen in the all-female reboot of “Ocean’s Eleven.” She will play one of the leads alongside Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett, Nora “Awkwafina” Lum, Helena Bonham Carter. The original...

Coffeepass Co-Founder Dev Melepura on the Dating App’s Unique Qualities

by Saloni Gajjar The following post is brought to you by our sponsor, Coffeepass, and was originally published on our partner website India.com. The online dating world just got bigger and better. Coffeepass, co-founded by Dev Melepura and Ashwath Biradar, was developed as a means to fix online dating using...