Aparita Bhandari

Badhaai Ho could help normalize frank sex talk, especially in light of sex-ed curriculum debates among Toronto’s South Asian communities more

Interviews & Features


Akber Dewji

In the world premiere of their Misaq-E-Ishq show at Aga Khan Museum, Ali Sethi, Noah Georgeson and Ali Asani showed the spiritual depth of Sufi love songs. more

Concert reviews

Scarborough-raised author's epistolary book follows in a long line of essays about race and politics, but adds Canadian context more


The Vancouver-based author's second novel explores the lives of young Black men growing up in the oft-maligned Toronto suburb of "Scarberia" more


The film Shubh Mangal Saavdhan unpacks toxic masculinity by taking on a taboo typically referred to as "gent's problem" more

Interviews & Features

The Bengaluru, India-based psych band have been packing in as many shows as they can fit and their itinerary just keeps growing more



Samuel Engelking

Maria Qamar parlayed her popularity on Instagram into a guide for South Asian women caught in the crosshairs of two cultures – and meddlesome aunties more


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Aman Dhillon

Jab Harry Met Sejal misses an opportunity to address issues raised by critics and audiences around the narratives of traditional Hindi love stories more

Interviews & Features

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Mayank Austen Soofi

The Booker Prize-winning author has been lauded for her opposition to India's caste system – and derided as a privileged celebrity interloper more


In Fugue States, the Hamilton-based author subverts the archetypal story of a second-generation immigrant that goes on a journey of self-discovery more