Archives for the ‘London’ Category

Dr. Amin Jaffer On The Splendors of Indian Maharajas

By • Nov 29th, 2011 • Category: Books and Authors, Diaspora, Featured, Hyderabad, India, London, Mumbai, New Delhi, People, Pune

The splendors of an Indian maharaja’s (king) court is the stuff of legend that you may have heard or read in books. In Made For Maharajas A Design Diary of Princely India (Vendome Press, 2006) Dr. Amin Jaffer takes us on a splendid journey of the lifestyle of the rich and famous  Indian maharajas and maharanis [...]

In Conversation With Sacha Dhawan

By • May 12th, 2011 • Category: Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, London, People, South Asian Actors

British actor Sacha Dhawan acts as Manmeet in the NBC TV serial Outsourced, a workplace comedy series about an American company’s call center in Mumbai, India. Outsourced debuted in 2010. This is the first time an American television series is based on the South Asian community and features a large ensemble of South Asian actors. [...]

Oscar Winner Director Danny Boyle on Slumdog Millionaire and Mumbai

By • Mar 6th, 2010 • Category: Bollywood, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, India, Internet & Telecom, London, Mumbai, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley

In this exclusive interview Oscar winner director Danny Boyle talks about the making of Slumdog Millionaire in Mumbai, whether this is an Indian or a British film or a hybrid film, AR Rahman, Loveleen Tandan, Mira Nair and  about the future of the young kids that acted in the film. I also asked Danny if [...]

Remembering India’s Tigerman: Billy Arjan Singh Part-2

By • Jan 23rd, 2010 • Category: Books and Authors, Diaspora, Featured, London, People

India’s ‘tiger man” and wildlife conservationist Billy Arjan Singh passed away on Jan 1, 2010, which is also the year of the tiger according to the Chinese calendar. He was 92 years old. In Part-2 of our conversation Priya Commander, Billy’s youngest niece fondly shares some private moments of her intensely private uncle. Often perceived as [...]