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Divya Murthy creates funny shorts based on life around her

By Neena Badhwar Divya Murthy is a young lawyer who is writing research for a university professor in Sydney on media law but when she is coming home to Wollongong where she lives, sitting in the train in a 3-hour journey she is writing out her ideas and even visualising them and finally turning them […]

Nautanki Theatre’s ‘The Jungle Book’ deserves a big round of applause

By Aradhana Bhatt When one goes to watch a Nautanki production one expects the unexpected. Just like their previous play, ‘Last Dance at Dum Dum’, their latest production, ‘The Jungle Book’, recently staged at Parramatta Riverside Theatre, was no exception to the rule. Since its inception in 2008, Nautanki theatre has gained a reputation amongst […]

Abhijit Deonath’s ‘Salt Bridge’ in cinemas on July 27

Abhijit Deonath, writer, director and producer announces that his Hindi feature film Salt Bridge (English subtitles) is releasing on 27 July 2017 in 5 cities. In Sydney it will be screened at Event Cinemas, Burwood on July 27, 2017. You can book Early Bird tickets at specially discounted rates and watch trailer at this link: […]

Art Centre Melbourne presents a stirring comedy ‘The Guru of Chai’

Arts Centre Melbourne presents The Guru of Chai: a stirring comedy steeped in romance about the contradictions of modern India with its iPhones and ancient gods that come alive in an outrageously funny and profoundly beautiful romantic thriller at Arts Centre Melbourne from 22 – 27 August. Amid the chaos of a bustling Bangalore railway […]

“Shri 420” – a play with a hilarious take on spiritual gurus

Vipul Vyas as the spiritual guru After the tremendous success of its previous major productions, Adakar Theatre and Cultural Group returns to the Sydney stage with “Shri 420:” a fresh, innovative play which examines through a comedic lens the social interactions that shape our lives. Adakar is a Sydney-based community theatre and arts group has […]

Oh what a success, this SAFAL fest!

Film Director N Chandra taking a Master class on film making By Neeru Saluja On 20-21 May, Macquarie University witnessed a weekend immersed in the culture and arts of eight South Asian countries. The first South Asia Film, Arts and Literature Festival (SAFAL) brought together the artists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri […]

Kedar Pagaddinnimath: Safal a first ever fest showcasing eight countries and their rich culture and art in May

By Neeru Saluja The cultures of eight countries is coming to you right here. Thanks to the Australian South Asian Forum (ASAF), Australia will have its first South Asia specific integrated Film, Arts and Literature festival. The launch of the South Asian Film, Arts and Literature Festival (SAFAL) will take place on 20-21 May 2017 […]

Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt in concert with Jay Dabgar in Melbourne on March 31

For one evening, only in Melbourne, Multicultural Arts Victoria is honoured to welcome Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. Respected throughout India as a master of the Mohan Veena, Vishwa is also known internationally for his Grammy-award winning album, A Meeting by the River with Ry Cooder and collaborations with artists such as Taj Mahal, Béla Fleck […]

Leela Samson, Bobby Singh and Kween G at this year’s Parramasala

Parramasala 2017 starts this year on the Friday 10 March 2017 with the multicultural parade. The Parade shall commence at Town Hall Square Parramatta and culminate at the Prince Alfred Park. This parade features many different migrant cultures and communities of Western Sydney. This year it includes, the Indigenous cultures, the NSW Police Band, elephants, […]

Arts Centre Melbourne presents Parvathy Baul

Deep in the heart of Asia TOPA is a place that is not a place – an ephemeral crucible of constant change that might just change you in return. Welcome to XO State (ex-oh state), running from 22 – 26 February. Breathtaking master singer, instrumentalist, painter and storyteller, Parvathy Baul, is one of the leading […]

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