Film Reviews

Bobby Jasoos

Bobby Jasoos: Vidya’s scene-stealing act makes this film special special

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Bobby Jasoos”; Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Kiran Kumar, and Rajendra Gupta; Director:... (more...)

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Transformers: Age of Extinction: An average yet exciting epic fare

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Richie Mehta’s I’ll Follow You Down: A weird mix of film tropes

Production still from Richie Mehta’s film I’LL FOLLOW YOU DOWN. Submitted photo/eOne films. KATHERINE MONK POSTMEDIA... (more...)

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Humshakals: Hum Shock-Alls reeling under the farce

Ram Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh in a still from Humshakals. Handout/Vancouver Desi SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film:... (more...)

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Fugly: At last, a film with social conscience (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Fugly”; Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mohit Marwah, Kiara Advani, Vijendra Singh, Arfi... (more...)

Bollywood movie review

Filmistaan: A heart warming hug across the border (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Filmistaan”; Cast: Sharib Hashmi, Innamulhaq; Writer-Director: Nitin Kakkar; Rating:... (more...)

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Holiday: Fast paced, exhilarating roller-coaster ride (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi SInha in a scene from their latest film ‘Holiday’. Handout Film:... (more...)

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The Xpose: At last, an intelligent Bollywood whodunit

Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh in ‘The Xpose’. Facebook SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film: “The Xpose”;... (more...)

Hollywood-India

Million Dollar Arm: Poor country cousin of ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’

Actor Suraj Sharma, director Craig Gillespie and actor Madhur Mittal attend the premiere of Disney’s “Million... (more...)

Film Review

Kaanchi: Epic tale of women’s empowerment (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Kaanchi”; Cast: Mishti, Kartik Aaryan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Mithun Chakraborty,... (more...)

BOLLYWOOD MOVIE REVIEW

2 States: A magical north-south love story you wish wouldn’t end (w/trailer)

Actors Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt during a press conference to promote their upcoming film ’2 States’ in New... (more...)

Indian Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan (L), Parth Bhalerao (C) and Usha Jadhav (R) pose for a photograph during a promotional event for the forthcoming Hindi film Bhoothnath Returns, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, in Mumbai on late February 25, 2014. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Bhoothnath Returns: Ennobling voyage into Indian elections

Indian Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan (L), Parth Bhalerao (C) and Usha Jadhav (R) pose for a photograph during a promotional... (more...)

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DARYL SLADE CALGARY HERALD A man who became infatuated with a woman in his university class last year then repeatedly stalked her has been jailed….
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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Blogs

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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Health Check

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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

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