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Top 10 Films of 2006

It was a year of filmmaking debuts (Kalyug, Being Cyrus), Shakespearean tragedy (Omkara), Abhishek Bachchan’s meteoric rise (Bluffmaster), half-a-dozen blockbusters (Krrish, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Rang De Basanti, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Phir Hera Pheri, Fanaa), and the long-awaited Water.

Desis of the Year 2006

Although South Asian Americans still comprise only about 1 percent of the U.S. population, they continue to excel professionally, and make a mark far beyond their numbers. Here’s the India Currents shortlist of this year’s 10 notable desis.


I call upon all South Asians to vigorously oppose the insane and immoral Iraq war. Every reason advanced by the ...

Path to Citizenship

When the 110th Congress convenes in January, it needs to act on the pressing and unresolved issue of immigration reform. ...

American Tea: an Oxymoron?

Nostalgia for a cup of steaming hot Indian tea


Saurabh Chakraborty’s office door was one of the last few open as the ornate wall clock over his desk struck ...

She's Back

Diva extraordinaire Sushmita Sen on life beyond the movies

Vignettes of Quotidian Life

In her debut collection of short stories, If, Neeru Nanda refrains from stereotypes, revealing quotidian life in all its ordinary splendor.

Adventures and Possibilities

How does one know if some frivolous flirting has grown into a serious romance?

Admission Disadvantage

The growing numbers of female college applicants is prompting admission officers to value male applicants more favorably. What message does this send to girls working hard to to get into their dream colleges?
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