India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA – The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a grant of $20,000. “Projects like the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles exemplify the

LOS ANGELES, CA (ANI) - The much-awaited arrival of 'Bridgerton season 3' has sent fans into a frenzy of excitement worldwide. Premiering May 16, the latest installment has a fresh wave of romantic entanglements, particularly the long-anticipated love story between Penelope

LOS ANGELES, CA (ANI) - Actor Deepika Padukone has added another feather to her cap as she joins the ranks of global disruptors for the class of movers and shakers 2024. Alongside international luminaries Eva Longoria, Uma Thurman, and Lee Sung

Photo: PBS India-West Staff Reporter PRINCETON, NJ - PBS World Channel, the PBS App, and PBS.org is premiering the documentary "America's First Guru," directed by award-winning filmmaker Raja Choudhury and produced by A Thousand Suns Academy, a spiritual media production and talent

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - India-born supermodel, TV host, producer, cookbook author and actor Padma Lakshmi spoke about being a mother to teenage daughter Krishna and confessed that she is strict about certain things. It’s on social media that Padma has

LOS ANGELES, CA (ANI) - Actor Tabu has landed a big role in the international series 'Dune: Prophecy'. Tabu has been cast in a recurring role in the Max prequel series. She will essay the role of Sister Francesca, Variety reported. Her

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Indian filmmaker Karan Johar, who was feted with the Gold Legend honor at the third annual Gold House gala, posed with American filmmaker Jon M. Chu and Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh. Karan shared images from the

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The upcoming streaming series 'Freedom at Midnight', based on the eponymous book by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins, stars an array of international talents. The show's makers revealed the international lineup, including Luke McGibney, Andrew Cullum, Richard Teverson,

LOS ANGELES, CA (ANI) - Priyanka Chopra, who has wrapped shooting for the highly anticipated film 'Heads of State,' gave a special gift to her co-star, Idris Elba. Idris took to his Instagram account to share a photo of the gift

MUMBAI (ANI) - Actor Sobhita Dhulipala gives credit to Dev Patel's 'Monkey Man' for changing her life. Dhulipala told Deadline of the movie, "Would it release at all? Where? Who would release it? I had no idea it would someday be

MIAMI, FL (ANI) - Actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's son Ibrahim Ali Khan was recently here to attend the Miami Grand Prix, where he met with F1 racer Charles Leclerc. Ibrahim dropped pictures from his meeting with Charles Leclerc.

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Indian American rapper Raja Kumari is teaming up with singer-composer Guru Randhawa for the first time for their upcoming track, 'In Love'. The song has been penned by Guru Randhawa, and it marks Raja Kumari's debut in Punjabi

VANCOUVER, (IANS)- - Guitarist Amandeep Singh, the son of renowned musicians and singers Bhupinder Singh and Mitali Singh, recently performed alongside Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh at his Vancouver concert. Amandeep considers it an honor to have performed alongside an artiste of

India-West Staff ReporterLOS ANGELES, CA - After years as one of the industry’s top talent managers, Jai Khanna is building a timely new production company — with a vision for bringing sports stories to the forefront. In the ever-evolving landscape of

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Indian auteur Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB) was hosted by Netflix’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos in Los Angeles for a dinner. The intimate dinner was hosted to celebrate the release of Netflix’s highly anticipated title ‘Heeramandi: The

NEW YORK, NY(IANS) - Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana recently watched 'MJ the Musical', the Broadway musical based on the life of the King of pop, Michael Jackson, in New York City. On April 30, on Instagram, he shared an image from

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Actor Sahil Salathia, known for his roles in series such as 'Everest', 'P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke', and 'Paurashpur', recently met American personality Kris Jenner at the Daily Front Row Fashion Awards 2024, here. The actor shared

MUMBAI (IANS) - Currently busy with the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Punjab Kings co-owner Preity Zinta shared an adorable video with pictures of her husband Gene Goodenough, saying she is missing her 'Pati Parmeshwar'. Taking to Instagram, Preity shared a

SAN DIEGO, CA  (IANS) -  Nine-time Grammy-nominated sitarist, producer, and film composer Anoushka Shankar will receive an honorary degree from the University of Oxford and described it as a "pinch-me moment" in her career. The prestigious recognition is being conferred "in

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who has produced the streaming documentary 'Women of My Billion', has said that women have borne the brunt of gender bias for a very long time. The actress shared that her documentary is a call

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA -  Two Indian documentaries, Vinay Shukla’s "While We Watched" and Shaunak Sen’s "All That Breathes," have been nominated for the prestigious Peabody Awards. On April 23, jurors unveiled a list of 41 contenders spanning Documentary, News,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Oscar and Grammy-winning music composer A.R. Rahman has greeted singer-songwriter Taylor Swift on her success for her recently released studio album, 'The Tortured Poets Department'. Rahman, who recently delivered the chartbuster album for the Imtiaz Ali directorial 'Amar

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Acclaimed filmmaker Hansal Mehta is currently occupied with the shooting of his upcoming series 'Gandhi', starring Pratik Gandhi in the titular role. Hansal, who recently delivered another impressive show with 'Lootere,’ met legendary filmmaker Shekhar Kapur in London. The

MUMBAI, (IANS) - 'Bend It Like Beckham' helmer Gurinder Chadha is all set to start shooting for her next production, 'Christmas Karma', a Bollywood musical set-in contemporary London and inspired by Charles Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol'. Kunal Nayyar, who is best

INDIO, CA(IANS) – Indian Canadian musician A. P. Dhillon performed at the Coachella festival but as much as his music is celebrated, this time around, the singer-songwriter is receiving a lot of flak on the internet following his performance. On April

India-West News Desk INDIO, CA -- Sid Sriram, famed for his chart-topping tracks like "Srivalli" from Pushpa and "Samajavaragamana" from Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, has made his debut appearance at Coachella to great appreciation. The Chennai-based artist, originally from California, has igniting a

MUMBAI, (ANI) - Girls Will Be Girls, the debut production venture of Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal, is now set to be screened at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. The power couple Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal’s maiden production film,

NEW YORK, NY(IANS) - Indian American stand-up comedian and screenwriter Zarna Garg will take her acclaimed comedy show titled ‘Practical People Win’ to India for the very first time. The India journey will kick off with two performances in Mumbai at

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA - Avantika Vandanapu, who was just recently acknowledged by Harvard University, and known for her role in “Mean Girls,” has found herself at the center of a racist storm amid rumors of her potential casting as Rapunzel

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Priyanka Chopra has extended her warm greetings on the occasion of Eid, saying she is missing sheer khurma and biryani. Taking to social media, the former Miss World shared a postcard with a crescent moon on

LOS ANGELES, (IANS) - Supermodel, TV host, producer, cookbook author, and actor Padma Lakshmi and her daughter Krishna talked about what slang the mother-of-one should know. The celebrity chef shared a video on Instagram of a conversation with her daughter Krishna,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Indian American actress Avantika Vandanapu, who is known for her role in 'Mean Girls', has been honored with the "South Asian Person of the Year" award by Harvard University. The actress was recognized for her outstanding achievements and

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA - Dev Patel's debut directorial venture, the action thriller "Monkey Man," has secured the second spot at the box office, earning $10.1 million trailing only behind ‘Godzilla X Kong’  which continues to dominate.  In contrast,

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA - Mindy Kaling is returning to Hulu, according to Deadline, six and a half years after the conclusion of The Mindy Project, with a new single-camera comedy titled Murray Hill. The project, produced by Warner Bros.

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur on April 2 remembered the late Hollywood star Heath Ledger, with whom he worked in the 2002 film 'The Four Feathers'. Kapur and shared a video from Ledger’s fanclub in which the late star

MUMBAI (ANI) - Deepika Padukone's fans can't keep calm as the actress' hit song 'Deewani Mastani' from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Bajirao Mastani' has been featured on The Academy's official Instagram handle. The Academy shared Deepika's dance video and captioned it,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu revealed that the action in the upcoming series 'Citadel: Honey Bunny' and 'The Family Man' are very different. The actress talked about the rigorous training and prep that went into executing the sequences for

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The upcoming action entertainer film 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’, which stars Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff in the lead, has its action choreography designed by renowned choreographer Craig Macrae. Craig is known for films like ‘Mad Max: Fury

Photo: Marc J. Franklin India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Aladdin, already among the biggest hits in Broadway history, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Having opened to critical acclaim on March 20, 2014, the hit production

MUMBAI (ANI) - Hollywood actor Vin Diesel surprised his Indian fans by sharing a throwback picture with his xXx: Return of Xander Cage co-star Deepika Padukone. The unseen photo was taken during their visit to India to promote their 2017 action

DALLAS, TX (IANS) - Actor Naveen Polishetty, who is known for his work in Telugu cinema, and rose to prominence with the sketches of the comedy collective 'AIB', has been injured as he met with a bike accident. As per media

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Grammy-nominated producer and DJ Marshmello recently delivered smashing performances across Bengaluru, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune over the Holi weekend, dishing out some of his biggest hits including 'Happier', 'Alone', 'Friends', 'Blocks', 'Wolves', 'Find Me' and

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - President Joe Biden's forthcoming fundraiser on March 29, at New York City's iconic Radio City Music Hall promises to be a star-studded affair, with a celebrity lineup and notable political figures gracing the stage,

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) – Indian American actress Avantika Vandanapu, who is known for her role in 'Mean Girls', said she would love to be part of Indian cinema as she has grown up watching films such as Shah Rukh

AYODHYA (IANS) - Priyanka Chopra along with her husband Nick Jonas, daughter Malti Marie and other relatives visited the Ram temple here on March 19. Priyanka and her family offered prayers at the temple and interacted with fans and clicked pictures

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Prime Video has unveiled a 69-title slate of returning and new series as well as original and licensed films for 2024. The slate was revealed here at an all-star event hosted by filmmaker and talk show host

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad, who is known for songs like ‘Kho Gaye Hum Kahan’, ‘Cold Mess’ and others, opened the Mumbai leg of Ed Sheeran’s just concluded India tour. Prateek took to the stage and enthralled the audience with

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The streaming documentary ‘Bogus Phone Operators’ unravels one of the biggest call center scams in India. The documentary exposes the ‘Thane Call Center Scam’ and goes behind the criminal networks operating from India that swindled the American citizens

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Indian Canadian filmmaker, Nisha Pahuja, has shared how Ranjit, the Jharkhand rice farmer whose fight for justice for his gang-raped daughter is the story of her Oscar-nominated documentary feature, 'To Kill a Tiger', did not

Photo: Netflix India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES,CA – After several nominations over the years, Wes Anderson won his first-ever Academy Award but was not there in person to accept the award on March 11, here. Netflix where his ‘The Wonderful Story of Henry