IFFI conferred Michael Douglas with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award

IFFI conferred Michael Douglas

Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas was conferred the prestigious Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema at the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa on Tuesday (November 28, 2023). Douglas, accompanied by his spouse, the BAFTA Award-winning eminent actress and philanthropist Catherine Zeta-Jones, and their son and actor, Dylan […]

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The Real Reason Why Bollywood Directors Love English In Their Titles

Even if we haven’t noticed, we’ve seen them—the long-running trend of titling a Bollywood film with some English language flavor. You know what we mean: Jab We Met, 3 Idiots, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, Goa Goa Gone, and more. What’s the reasoning behind this trend of Hinglish-influenced film titles? Our contributor, Tushar Unadkat, […]

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The World is Family

The South Asian documentary, ‘The World is Family’ directed by esteemed documentarian Anand Patwardhan, world-premiered at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF 2023), in which he produces a portrait of his parents, whose families were intertwined with Gandhi and India’s independence movement. In conversation with correspondent Asha Bajaj on the sidelines of TIFF2023, he says that the film is the story […]

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57th Annual Cavalcade of Lights Festival in Toronto

Desjardins Group presents the 57th annual Cavalcade of Lights, illuminating Nathan Phillips Square at 100 Queen St. W. Featuring a joyous opening night celebration with free entertainment, live performances, and art installations, the festival would represent more than 15 communities and cultures. Inspired by Christmas, winter solstice, and lantern festivals worldwide, the official lighting ceremony […]

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TIFF to unveil New Viola Desmond Cinema

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) unveiled the New Viola Desmond Cinema on November 8, 2023, to honor civil rights advocates and entrepreneurs. https://twitter.com/TIFF_Industry/status/1590150454633459713 The newly christened Viola Desmond Cinema at TIFF Bell Lightbox will host its inaugural screening with a special presentation of Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed film Origin, Cameron Bailey, TIFF CEO, announced on October […]

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The official launch of the Canadian Gujarati Women Association (CGWA)

Gujarat Day CGWA Toronto

The tri-female powers officially launched The Canadian Gujarati Women Association (CGWA), representing our motherland, mother tongue, and mother culture. The inaugural event celebrated Gujarat Day on April 29, 2023, recognizing and honoring seven outstanding Gujarati women. An audience of 600 community members, the Consulate General of India Toronto, Canada, Ms. Apoorva Srivastava, MPP for Mississauga-Malton, […]

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The 4th Annual South Asian Literature and Art Festival commit to making a lasting impact through contemporary programs.

South Asian Literature and Art Festival

  A two-day, multidisciplinary South Asian Literature and Art Festival features presentations and panels by more than 40 highly acclaimed local, national, and international authors and artists covering various topics. The South Asian Literature and Art Festival (SALA) aims to contribute to the literary and cultural life of the residents of Silicon Valley. The 2022 […]

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