While English is commonly spoken in India, many people who work in travel & tourism are not fluent. It is wise to know some of these common phrases.
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Here’s a list of 10 of my favourite movies about India, arranged in chronological order. Watch them in this order to get a sense of the history and culture.
My review of the film, Michael, starring the great Indian character actor Naseeruddin Shah in a dark, psychological drama set in the city of Kolkata.
As women’s roles in Indian society change, are they reflected in the movies we watch? Asian Woman Magazine asked three successful, talented and powerful actresses –Rani Mukherjee, Pryianka Chopra and Seema Biswas – for their take on the roles women play in India cinema.
The “chutneyfication” of English I am reading a fun little book called Indian English, published by Lonely Planet. The book attempts to explain the difference between English, Indian English and Hinglish (which is a mash-up of Hindi and English). As well as explaining the development of English in India, how it is used today, and how […]