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Hansal Mehta's Aligarh Actors Stand Up for Gay Rights

The cast of Hansal Mehta's Aligarh at the gay parade
The cast of Hansal Mehta's Aligarh at the gay parade

Director Hansal Mehta and the team of his upcoming film ‘Aligarh’ were recently spotted at the Queer Zaadi gay pride rallying together with people on the streets fighting for equality, right to privacy and basic human rights. Actors Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao were e mingling with the crowd at the parade. Watch a slideshow via WBRi.


Hindu Group Urges Sega to Remove Lord Krishna from Video Game

English: Hindu God Lord Krishna हिन्दी: हिन्दू...

English: Hindu God Lord Krishna हिन्दी: हिन्दू भगवान कृष्ण (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Directed by Satoshi Ohyama, Lord Krishna is shown as selfish and manipulative enigmatic leader of Polytheistic Alliance in it who interrupts war between Lucifer and God to subjugate humankind.



Special Appearance by George Takei at AALDEF Lunar New Year Gala February 16

English: George Takei at the 2011 Phoenix Comi...

English: George Takei at the 2011 Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On Tuesday, February 16, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will present its 2016 Justice in Action Awards to Eric H. Holder, Jr., partner at Covington & Burling LLP and former U.S. Attorney General, Heidi Chen, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Zoetis, Inc., and Phil Yu, founder and editor of the Angry Asian Man blog. The awards presentation will take place at AALDEF's Lunar New Year Gala at PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, in New York City.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui Speaks Up About Parking Spot Controversy, Clears the Air

Nawazuddin Siddiqui (WBRi File Photo)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui (WBRi File Photo)

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who was busy shooting for his film Raees broke his silence on the recent controversy surrounding him. He along with his lawyer Rizwan Siddiquee briefed the media today at a press conference in Mumbai. The two clarified their side of story in the recent controversy around the actor.

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Birmingham Museums Commended by Hindu Group for Uniting Diverse Religions in New Gallery

Big Brum clock tower at Birmingham Museum and ...

Big Brum clock tower at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Council House, Birmingham, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jan 31 - Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) in United Kingdom is launching a new gallery “Faith in Birmingham” on February five; providing unique insight into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Judaism.


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