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Naseeruddin Shah

The Dubai Film Fest Diaries 2015: Why Naseeruddin Shah Is Worth Waiting For!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.13.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

What a beautiful film, what wondrous performances, what a perfect way to describe tragedy and its aftermath for the survivors, without dwelling in pathos or finding a simple way out of its inevitable ending. You know, just so everything can be tidy and easy, as a less talented filmmaker would have done.

The 7th Abu Dhabi Film Festival: Life's Better at the Movies

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Give me a film to learn my history, politics and geography any day, over news bulletins, newspapers and professors. I'll admit with pride that I've learned about everything worth knowing from filmmakers.

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Opens Up On Sanity, Specials, And Stewart

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

On August 9, 2006, actor-comic Aasif Mandvi started a job that he had auditioned for only five hours before. It was the first of the New York performe...

Aasif Mandvi: From Daily Show to Today's Special

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"They did not know what to make of me in Tampa," Aasif Mandvi says. Small wonder. Mandvi, the cowriter and star of Today's Special, moved to Florida with his family from India when he was a teen. "Talk about being an outsider."

HuffPost Review: Today's Special

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's not a lot new about David Kaplan's Today's Special -- yet this comedy, from a script by Aasif Mandvi and Jonathan Bines, finds ways to take an old formula and give it new life.

A Chaotic Cornucopia of Culinary Cinema (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The connection between food and passion finds its way into all kinds of movies: Robert Morley, George Segal, and Jacqueline Bisset starred in 1978's ...

That Girl In Yellow Boots Breaks Ground For Indian Cinema at TIFF

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

Director Anurag Kashyap has made an Indian film that doesn't rely on a sexy star and a popular soundtrack, but instead instead seeks to share stories with audiences that are real, difficult and at often times uncomfortable.