South Asian Actors
Aziz Ansari made history for South Asian representation at the Golden Globes.
South Asian arts – Dance and theatre: Theatre and dance in South Asia stem principally from Indian tradition. The principles of aesthetics and gesture language in the Natya-shastra, a 2,000-year-old Sanskrit treatise on dramaturgy, have been the mainstay of all the traditional dancers and actors in India.
DCSAFF celebrates alternative, independent cinema from the global South Asian community of filmmakers, actors, and industry professionals.
South Asian Canadians are Canadians who were either born in or can trace their ancestry to South Asia, which includes nations such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
Hamilton has been hailed as the start of a new, less white era on Broadway, but many remain underrepresented onstage. As Asian-Americans actors celebrate progress, they also reveal the stark realities that prove how far theater still has to go.
The Problem with Apu consists of a panel of actors, including Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn, and Whoopi Goldberg, discussing racism and stererotypes in pop culture.. Kondabolu said characters in the South Asian community are typecast by white directors and producers, noting the Apu character is portrayed by white actor Hank Azaria.
South Asian Women’s Leadership Forum (SAWLF) is the first not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of South Asian women and teens (U.S.).
Asian actors and those representing them have seen a sea change in the number of roles that are available to them this year.
Asian actors are still very much underrepresented in Hollywood, but these 29 stars are proving that representation matters and talent crosses all kinds of borders.
Asian American TV Actors Expose the Difficulty of Landing Parts – With or Without an Accent