Poorna Jagannathan’s Nirbhaya: The Play

When I spotted actress, model and producer Poorna Jagannathan (who played the kick-ass and worldly journo in Delhi Belly) at the opening night of the Indo-American Arts Council‘s NYIFF on May 1st, 2013, I asked her what else she had coming up.  In addition to her role in Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani, she told me  […]


The 2014 NYIFF opened Monday night with director Anurag Kashap’s latest film, Ugly, a disturbing study of several lives unraveling simultaneously and revealing the ugliness inside of each. A 10-year-old girl vanishes from a busy street in Bombay.  She’s been left alone in the car by her father, Rahul, a struggling actor, while he goes […]