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Naina Sen.Indian Link

The world’s oldest sacred songs

An Indian origin filmmaker, an Indigenous story, a German influence and an Australian film. Together, these take cross-cultural relationships to another level in Naina Sen’s documentary The Song Keepers. The Melbourne International Film Festival Premiere...
Mohanraj.Indian Link

Short films, standing tall

A Melbourne-based Indian filmmaker is earning praise for his short films that touch upon socially relevant issues. Ivaral, meaning desire, is Mohanraj’s Tamil short film drama set in Australia that explores the value of true...
Kalakruthi School.Indian Link

Keeping the Carnatic tradition alive

One of the foremost classical music institutions in Melbourne’s Indian community, Kalakruthi School of Indian Music celebrated its annual program of student showcase in early July. It was a cold winter evening, but the warmth...

Mood India

The Indian Festival at QVM looks set to become an annual event It all started when Himanshi Munshaw-Luhar visited the Queen Victoria Market not so long ago and saw a cultural festival in full swing. Why...
Amit Tandon.Indian Link

Laughing Tandoncies

A good comedian makes you laugh, a really good comedian keeps you laughing.  With his ability to offer 90 minutes of non-stop hilarity, comedian Amit Tandon deservedly falls into the latter variety. Waves of laughter...

IFFM celebrates Bollywood’s finest and most beautiful

Missed what happened at IFFM? PREETI JABBAL gives you a ringside view, and all the glam and gupshup from the glitzy affair

Leading Aust railway research institute to work with Indian Railways

DHANYA SAMUEL talks with Ravi Ravitharan, Director of Monash University’s Institute of Railway Technology
Baw Baw.Indian Link

Going gaga over Melbourne’s Mt Baw Baw

Every time I go to the snows, I feel compelled to roll down the slopes and break into song and dance. It has to be the diet of Bollywood films I was raised on. Bollywood,...