Novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni weaves fiction that often delves into the South Asian immigrant experience. Nirali talks with the storyteller about her latest book, Queen of Dreams, and what Divakaruni is dreaming up next.
Shakespearean actress Nazneen Contractor talks to Nirali about joining the players.
Tasneem Nanji rocks the crowd.
Nirali talks with the stars of Broadway’s Bombay Dreams to learn the secret of the show’s appeal, the story behind the cast’s rapport and what it means to set the stage for South Asian actors in the West.
Puris and pakoras might fill the belly, but the ArtWallah Festival fulfills a cultural craving that comes deep from the soul.
Mystery writer Sujata Massey doesn’t write about an Indian character—her protagonist is half-American, half-Japanese Rei Shimura. Nirali learns what motivates Massey to spin her spellbinding tales.
Shaheen Sheik confronts new struggles as she seeks to establish herself as a mainstream musician. Undeterred, Sheik talks to Nirali about her rise as a guitar-toting, bindi-free singer-songwriter.