Last night I caught Marvel’s latest superhero sequel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and my eyes and ears perked up upon the appearance of one of the film’s smaller roles, that of Councilman Nagendra Singh. Here was this actor, who I knew I had seen countless times on screen and was clearly South Asian; yet despite running this blog I could not recall the man’s name. After disappearing down an internet rabbit hole for an hour or two I can now shine a bit of a spotlight on Bernard White, a regularly working actor with nearly 100 credits to his name from about 30 years in Hollywood.
Waris Ahluwalia’s vision as a designer has won him high praise in the media everywhere from The New York Times to Vogue. His brand House of Waris has illustrious standing amongst fashion institutions around the world. However to the millions of fans of director Wes Anderson, Ahluwalia known for his brief but memorable roles in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Darjeeling Limited.
You may recognize Noureen DeWulf from her numerous comedic roles on TV and film over the past decade (right now she’s a regular on the FX series Anger Management, hopefully collecting enough stories about co-star Charlie Sheen to write a hell of a memoir one day.) But her latest gig has landed her in Sochi to cover the 2014 Olympics for People Magazine’s blog.
At just nine-years old Indian-American actor Rohan Chand already has five prominent Hollywood projects on his resume since his foray into acting in 2011. On March 31st he stars alongside two of the most reliable and frequently employed comedic actors working today, Jason Bateman and Kathryn Hahn, in Bateman’s directorial debut Bad Words.
There was a specific moment when the seed for this blog was planted. On October 7th, 2012 I read a piece by New York Magazine’s Vulture on a documentary short called Dosa Hunt, directed by Amrit Singh (former writer for the influential indie music site, Stereogum, and current Music/Culture editor and on-air host for Diddy’s fledgling digital cable TV network REVOLT.) Continue reading Why “Dosa Hunt” Inspired This Blog