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Umrao Jaan4.Indian Link

Khelaiya Productions’ Umrao Jaan Ada brings classic tale to the stage

A cauldron of delights brewing a famous tale, managed to cast spells on the full house that attended Khelaiya Productions' latest musical Umrao Jaan Ada. The play presented a gleaming revival of Mirza Mohammad Hadi...
Hindi1.Indian Link

A Hindi-Urdu Mushaira that celebrated togetherness

The Indian Crescent Society of Australia (ICSOA) hosted a joint Hindi-Urdu Mushaira on 6 July at the Berala Community Centre. The theme of the evening was “Haq-o-Aman Saath Saath”. This theme of togetherness not only...
Karnad.Indian Link

How an early Girish Karnad encounter impacted this Adelaide writer

https://soundcloud.com/indian-link/listen-to-this-very-interesting-talk-by-writer-vinaya-rai-on-girish-karnad I remember Girish Karnad as a colossus of the theatre and film worlds, a doyen of parallel cinema of the ‘70s and ‘80s and a true intellectual. Doordarshan would, in those days, broadcast ‘art movies’...
Nautch2.Indian Link

Nautch review: Brown women pissed off about colonialism

Set in Tasma Terrace and asked to reimagine a British merchant’s drawing room as an opulent Indian palace, Nautch is a show that is part classical music and part social commentary. It’s also a...
Curry2.Indian Link

Theatre review: Nautanki Theatre’s ‘Curry Kings of Parramatta’

In Nautanki Theatre Company's Curry Kings of Parramatta, we are given the chance to look into a singular heart that all South Asians will recognise - the kitchen of a South Asian restaurant - and...

Lilly Singh: First woman of colour to host late-night show

"An Indian-Canadian woman with her own late night show? Now that is a dream come true."

Sydney theatre group ‘Bollywood Central’ presents debut show

'Foreign Star of Bengal' tells the love story of an Armenian girl and a Bengali boy in Calcutta

Oscar glory for Period. End of Sentence

Academy Award adds more power to film-maker Guneet Monga’s mission to "change the world"

Regarlanding the body

Raina Peterson and Govind Pillai present a joyous, sensuous, and vulnerable celebration of the non-binary, ungendered, uncolonised body
lalitha kalalaya.Indian Link

Knowing themselves through dance

Students of the Lalitha Kalalaya school of dance present annual concert, WRITES VISH CHILUMKURTI.