Thursday, May 6, 2021


Oscar 2021: Irrfan Khan, Bhanu Athaiya

Oscars 2021: Irrfan Khan, Bhanu Athaiya get mention ‘In Memoriam’

  Irrfan Khan and Bhanu Athaiya were the Indian film personalities honoured in the "In Memoriam" montage showcased at the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony held...
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Review: Kathmandu Connection (SonyLIV)

  Kathmandu Connection is a cop-and-gangster drama that tries doing more than use these prototypes to set up a crime thriller. The series reserves a...

What to watch if you’re missing Uni life

  Online classes can’t make up for the fun of campus life? Binge-watch these shows and movies, all set in university. You might find a...
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Ajeeb Daastaans: A review

Ajeeb Daastaans is a curious bag indeed, if only for its utterly wicked entertainment quotient, and also because it is a rare film coming...
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LISTEN: Chatting with Ayush Tiwari from “Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare”

  Because of their laidback quality, comedy shows are often thought to be least time-consuming to write, produce, and create. This week, Chacha Vidhayak Hain...
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Review: Hello Charlie (Amazon Prime)

Hello Charlie is one of those 'fun films' where you struggle to recall a single gag that was funny enough, within two minutes that...

Review: The Big Bull

Forget comparisons. Even if you willingly dismiss the idea of sizing up The Big Bull against Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, Abhishek Bachchan's...
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Review: Joji (Amazon Prime)

  Just when you'd think another fresh take on William Shakespeare's Macbeth couldn't possibly be done, comes Joji. Fahadh Faasil's new collaboration with director Dileesh...
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Review: The Serpent (Netflix)

  The Serpent starts off with vim and venom, slithers through the middle episodes with frenetic energy, before making a scrappy surge through the mire...

8 Indian shows and movies to watch in April 2021

  MasterChef Australia (Channel 10) Everyone’s favourite cooking show is back for another season. We couldn’t be more exciting! The promos have already introduced us to...
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Review: Pagglait (Netflix)

  Pagglait the film is just like its protagonist Sandhya. It doesn't behave the way it is expected to. You would think the story of a...
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Review: Saina

  Amole Gupte's new film Saina is a reminder that there are two ways to go about it when you recreate an icon's life on screen. You...
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REVIEW: The Illegal (Amazon Prime)

  You'd think you have seen this before. A young boy from middle-class India lands in the United States chasing a dream, and his struggle...
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Review: Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar

  Dark and quirky, sombre and amusing. Dibakar Banerjee's cinema is often typified by ironies. With Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, the filmmaker tries using the...
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Review: Mumbai Saga

  Sanjay Gupta's latest Mumbai Saga is an extension of his trademark Shootout films, reloading familiar uber-violence with old-school Bollywood drama about cops, gangsters and...

Missing in action? Bollywood stars soon to appear on screen

  Indian Link Radio’s EKTA SHARMA lines up stars who have been laapata... but not for long. Rangeela's Urmila Matondkar will be seen on the big...
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Why Indian films are popular in Ghana – and have been for decades

  Over the past ten years, Indian television series have become a feature in many households across Ghana as they’ve become available on cable and...

Roohi: A review

Stree was smart stuff, Roohi seems like random fare. The comparison between the spook stories had to crop up: the only reason the producers...

Review: Bombay Begums (Netflix)

  In Bombay Begums, a bank CEO's son runs over a lower-class boy. The victim's poor parent spots a get-rich-quick scheme through blackmail. A public scandal...
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Indian shows and movies to watch in March 2021

  Bombay Begums (Netflix) After the award-winning Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016), director Alankrita Shrivastava is back with another empowering series about women. Set in urban...

Review: The Girl On The Train (Netflix)

  Don't sit on the edge of your seat as you watch The Girl On The Train, you might just fall off dozing. They needn't...
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WATCH: Bollywood fans from Indonesia recreate “Kala Chashma”

  "Kala Chashma" from Baar Baar Dekho was the ultimate party song back in 2018, and even years later, it clearly remains a hit. Check out this...

Review: The Big Day (Netflix)

  Reality shows about weddings are nothing new if you consider the success of productions like Say Yes to the Dress, Say I Do, and...
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Review: Drishyam 2 (Amazon Prime)

  The beauty of Drishyam lay in the finality of its end. As Mohanlal's Georgekutty buried the truth (literally) and got away with the perfect...
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Review: Girls Hostel (SonyLIV)

  TVF's revisit of Girls Hostel makes for easy binge-watching. The show mostly works for its right balance of humour and drama, and it puts...

Indian-origin actress Simone Ashley joins Bridgerton – here’s why it matters

  Even as the last episode of Netflix’s Bridgerton wrapped up, its devoted, insatiable viewers were already hitting social media to demand more. Now in...
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Review: Namaste Wahala (Netflix)

  We aren't in a Bollywood movie, Indian boy tells Nigerian girl in Namaste Wahala. For their sake you wish they were, their love story...
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WATCH: What if ‘3 Idiots’ was actually a crime thriller?

  Over the years, we've all enjoyed watching 3 Idiots as a hilarious social commentary on the Indian education system... but ever imagined the film...
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Mic on? Wrong date? Indian Link Radio anchors share their on-air bloopers

  Marilyn Monroe once said, "It's not true that I had nothing on, I had the radio on." For many people across the globe, if the...

What are the most requested songs on Indian Link Radio?

  Indian Link Radio has been keeping listeners grooving to good music since 2002, and of course, we've gathered a number of popular requests over...


Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...

Ep 8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s...

To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic...
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Indian states declare journalists as frontline workers

  Journalists working in Goa will be designated as frontline workers and will be vaccinated against Covid-19 soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said today. "We have...
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‘Bring them back’: Pawan Luthra discusses #StrandedAussies on The Drum

  As the harsh second wave of COVID-19 sweeps through India, its drastic effects on the Indian healthcare system and the sharp rise in infections...
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Australia dispatches medical supplies to India

  Australia will deliver essential medical supplies to India today as part of the initial package of support to the Indian government for combatting the...