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‘Nailpolish’ a movie worth watching with no time to polish your nails

By Devaki Parthasarathy NAIL POLISH, a tight scripted, fascinating & thought-provoking crime-legal thriller manages to sustain its twists and turns, without losing the crux. Popular, much-liked sports coach is accused of the heinous rape-and-murder of two children. But what seems to be an open-and-shut case, going by the evidence, turns into a murky story of […]

‘Badki’ of Hum Log, Seema Pahwa talks about her directorial debut ‘Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi’

By Manju Mittal Do you remember ‘Badki’ of the serial ‘Hum Log’, played by Seema Bhargava Pahwa, a popular TV serial of the early 80’s. Badki or the eldest daughter of a middle-class family was a representative for millions of Indian girls who found themselves buried under the day to day house hold responsibilities. She […]

“I want to portray the feelings of as many women as I can through my acting” says actor Supriya Pathak

By Neeru Saluja Veteran actor Supriya Pathak is interested in telling influential stories of different women characters. The role maybe small or centric, it has to impact the audience and the story. And that is why we love her versatile characters. Be it the elegant ‘Shabnam’ in Bazaar, the hilarious Hansa in ‘Khichdi’, the egoistic […]

Local talent sings and dances for you, thanks to Pankaj

By Manju Mittal We in Sydney are getting to see talent coming up by way of singing, lyric writing, and who else to stitch together the two, rather three. Talent, singer and the poet in neat short music videos. Enter Pankaj Upadhayay, a film maker and a cinematographer from Kolkata. An award winning film maker […]

Good Bye 2020… Welcome 2021!

By Manju Mittal We were going through bushfires last year in 2019 on the 31st of December, Australia burned all around us as we ushered into the Year 2020. Covid-19 may have struck in 2019 but its real impact started to be felt only around March 2020. As we got into strict lockdown and quarantine, […]

Bye ‘King’ Kohli, welcome ‘Raja’ Rahane

 By Kersi Meher-Homji What a transformation! All out for 36 runs one day, a convincing winner by 8 wickets a week later. India’s stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane scored a splendid century—the only one in this topsy-turvy Test series so far – hit the winning run and was adjudged Man of the Match. At the presentation […]

This Christmas is the overwhelming feeling of thankfulness : PM Scott Morrison

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER CHRISTMAS 2020 If there’s one overwhelming feeling we have this Christmas, it’s one of thankfulness. This year has not been easy for any of us. Some of us have faced the loss of loved ones. Others, the loss of jobs and their livelihoods. […]

India thrashed in a Day and Nightmare Adelaide Test

 By Kersi Meher-Homji Is this real or am I having a nightmare? I kept asking myself as India with master batsmen Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane was bundled out for 36 in the second innings of the Adelaide day-night pink ball Test disaster. I would any day prefer COVID-19 to INDIA-36 all out! […]

Kokil is the nanna we will all love to see on ABC TV’s kids program

Kokil Parikh singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star with Tony and Calvin By Neena Badhwar ABC Television’s program The Nannas and the Poppas, a kids multicultural program with grandparents entertaining today’s kids is the talk of the town. The channel has been working with grandparents and grand kids from different multicultural communities with five episodes that […]

Where there is King Kohli, can miracles be far behind?

 By Kersi Meher-Homji I can hardly wait. Can you? The first ever day-night pink ball Test between India and Australia starts on Thursday. As the Australian team is weakened by the absence of experienced opening batsman David Warne with no in-form opener in sight, the Indian XI is almost at full strength with only Rohit […]

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