Film Articles

A Film: Zoroastrianism – The World’s Oldest Monotheistic Religion

Our dear friend, and FEZANA’s Chief Social Media Officer Tanya Hoshi has put out another fantastic video titled “Zoroastrianism - The World's Oldest Monotheistic Religion”. In this video Mobed Kerman Katrak, Mobed Cyrus F. Khory, and Mobedyar...
Parsi Dharamshala in Calcutta: A Short Film

Parsi Dharamshala in Calcutta: A Short Film

Born in Bombay, Jaimin Rajani is a documentary filmmaker and singer-songwriter now residing in Calcutta. He has extensively written about the Parsi cuisine. The Parsi Dharmshala in Central Calcutta...

Persis Khambatta : The bold model-actor

Persis Khambatta : The bold model-actor

Raised by a single mother in Mumbai, Persis Khambhatta went on to become Miss India and make strides in Hollywood. Article by Pia Krishnankutty | The PrintBest known for going bald for her role in...

A Peek Inside Actor Boman Irani’s House

A Peek Inside Actor Boman Irani’s House

Boman Irani takes us inside his ‘noisy, full and loving’ house, reveals Anil Kapoor’s advice behind his purchase. Boman Irani shows a glimpse of his ‘noisy, full and loving’ house which has been...

Parsis of Pakistan "The Silent Server"

Parsis of Pakistan "The Silent Server"

The Parsis are the descendants of the Zoroastrian community who fled from Iran during 8th to 10th century to escape the persecution of the Fanatical Muslim invaders who invaded Iran. They fled and...

Simran Jehani’s film portrays Zoroastrianism

Simran Jehani’s film portrays Zoroastrianism

When Simran Jehani first came to USC, people asked her a question she was all too familiar with — “what are you?”  Telling them she was Zoroastrian caused some confusion — so Jehani, a senior...

21 Days to Nawroz By Michelle Mama

21 Days to Nawroz By Michelle Mama

Kurdistan, “The Other Iraq”, has been held up as a shining example of peace in the Middle East since US sanctioned protections were put in place in 1992, but how has this experimental democracy...

Turning Tables World Premiere – Press Release

Turning Tables World Premiere – Press Release

Our dear friend and brilliant young Zoroastrian filmmaker Tanya Hoshi's latest project, "Turning Tables", will be having its World Premiere in Toronto at the Hot Docs International Documentary...

Amyra dastur’s Telugu Film debut

Amyra dastur’s Telugu Film debut

“On one fine morning, Manjula madam called me and narrated the story. She asked me if I was interested in working for a role which is now played by Tridha. She somehow thought that I would fit in...

Not Just Milk and Sugar

Not Just Milk and Sugar is a beautiful film written and directed by good friend and brilliant young director Divya Cowasji. Not Just Milk & Sugar is an accessible inquiry into the Zoroastrian...

Yeh Ballet

Yeh Ballet

Our dear friend Sooni Taraporevala informs us of Yeh Ballet, a lovely virtual reality short film she recently completed. Sooni writes… Yeh ballet kya cheez hai? What is this thing called ballet Amir...

Katy Mirza The Asli Braveheart

Katy Mirza The Asli Braveheart

Tracing the Playboy Bunnydom to Bollywood journey of the yesteryear sensation who succumbed to cancer at her central London home a week ago No one cried for Katy Mirza, the pleasure principle of the...

Where Is My Tent

Where Is My Tent

Where is my Tent is a beautiful film directed by Zubin Sethna that documents the journey of a tent. “Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in Northern Pakistan: I find myself back in a village named...

Najamai for Donald J. Trump

Najamai for Donald J. Trump

The amazing Zavare Tengra brings us “Najamai For Trump”. Najamai can't wait for Trump to be her next President ! Imagine a country that's all white like her !

Nazneen Contractor Joins CBS Drama ‘Ransom’

Nazneen Contractor Joins CBS Drama ‘Ransom’

You may remember Nazneen Contractor as Kayla Hassan, the daughter of President Omar Hassan (Anil Kapoor) and Dalia Hassan (Necar Zadegan) from the eighth and final season of the Fox series “24,”...

Boman Irani talks movies: In Conversation

Boman Irani talks movies: In Conversation

  Article on Filmfare.com He’s one of the best things about Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale. Tell Boman that and he beams. He reveals what’s unique about working in a Rohit Shetty movie. “Generally, you...

The Mawa Cake

The Mawa Cake

The beautiful and heartwarming story of an old man and his Mawa Cake....Watch it and feel a surge of emotions run through you..

The Parsi Contribution to Indian Cinema

The Parsi Contribution to Indian Cinema

Being Parsi ‘The Path of Zarathrustra’ made in English is a film that perhaps for the first time   explores the Parsi identity and the history and origin of the faith.  This reminds...

Vohuman cafe…. The Journey !

Vohuman cafe…. The Journey !

A man is known by the place he occupies. Very rare it is that a place us known by the man who is the life and heart of the place, Vohuman Cafe truly belongs to Hormaz Irani and his heart beats for...

Navroz The New Day: A Film by Divya Cowsji

Navroz The New Day: A Film by Divya Cowsji

Divya Cowasji the phenomenal young Parsi filmmaker is at it again. Her latest work titled "Navroz: The New Day" documents Jamshedi Navroz as it is celebrated by the Parsi and Irani Zoroastrians of...

New Film Debuts: The Path of Zarathushtra

New Film Debuts: The Path of Zarathushtra

A feature film 'The Path of Zarathustra' will be released at Mumbai in PVR theaters on Friday September 3, 2015. It will also be released at theaters in Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune. The film is the...

Tenaz Dubash: A Film Maker in Conversation

Keeping the Flame Alive A filmmaker takes us inside her ancient faith, where a fierce struggle rages between tradition and the forces of change. Article published on Belief.Net You describe your new...

Rattana Pestonji: Pioneering Thai film director

Rattana Pestonji  was a Thai Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer and is regarded as the father of contemporary Thai film. Although his filmography was brief, his films...

Towers of Silence: Official Trailer

'The Towers of Silence' explores the fundamental question faced by every small community, namely how to preserve one’s traditions in a rapidly changing and modernizing world. The film focuses on the...