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Life Unfolds for Lisa Ray–Model and Actress, to Cancer Conqueror

Life Unfolds for Lisa Ray–Model and Actress, to Cancer Conqueror

By Sowmya Nandakumar From wanting to major in journalism to a career in modeling, acting and films, Lisa Ray’s story is quite something! Lisa Rani Ray was born on April 4, 1972 in Toronto, Canada. She is a Canadian of Indian and Polish origins born to a Bengali father and a Polish mother. She went […]

Another Great Accolade for Mira Nair

Another Great Accolade for Mira Nair

  By Sowmya Nandakumar Mira Nair, an Indian- American film maker, lives in New York City and heads her film production company, Mirabai Films. She teaches in the film division of the Columbia School of Arts as an adjunct professor. Mira Nair is Malayali and Punjabi, born in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa on Oct 15, 1957. Her […]

The Actor Who Brought Gandhi to Life – Sir Ben Kingsley!

The Actor Who Brought Gandhi to Life – Sir Ben Kingsley!

By Sowmya Nandakumar One of the eight actors of Asian origin to be nominated for an Academy Award in the acting category, Ben Kingsley (Krishna Pandit Bhanji), was born on December 31, 1943 in Snaiton, Yorkshire, England. Kingsley’s father Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji was a medical doctor of Gujarati lineage, born in Kenya. Rahimatulla’s father was […]

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