Nidhita Gosai, a biotechnology student now living in Hamilton learnt Bharatanatyam at an early age and now intends to teach the rich dance form in New Zealand. Indian Weekender speaks to the bright eyed-dancer...
Creative and artistic to the core, 21 year old Rhea Maheshwari speaks her heart out while talking to Indian Weekender. A commerce student majoring in marketing and entrepreneurship, Rhea is passionate about singing and painting
Sailesh Prajapati is a renowned theatre artist; he also owns a media production company in Auckland. Rich in his experience and invincible as an actor, he has been in the media industry for over 30 years.
Chaitanya Rajapurkar, a 14 year old budding young artist composed the music for a thriller play ‘Ek Adhoori Kahani’ at the Indian Theatre Festival by Rangmanch and was solely responsible for the audio effects of the play
Professor Guna Magesan, CEO of World Hindu Economic Forum and head of the department of Environmental Science at Fiji National University, also dabbles with film-making in biological farming
When she’s on stage, she forgets herself and immerses completely in the dance performance.
Despite being born and brought up in New Zealand she keeps in touch with Indian culture
Of ‘Morning Dew’ fame, young and talented Sayanti Chatterjee, shares her journey and feelings about being one of the very few Indian singers and song-writers, in New Zealand in the western genre
Ravi Narayan, who doubled as Kili and also played a goblin role in The Hobbit, talks about his journey in the entertainment industry – from national to international
Simran is a 19-year-old undergrad student at University of Auckland. But she also runs a local Bollywood dance school in Glenfield and the Roskill area.
I think I’ve always been a writer at heart but it took me a long time to commit to it. Books and stories were a powerful influence in my childhood and I knew as a child that if possible writing is what I wanted to do.
Constable Satvir Sen from Otahuhu Police Station tells us about the Counties Manukau West Community Policing Team which is working on reducing over-representation of Kiwi-Indians as victims of crime
Rohit Singh is currently the World Boxing Federation Asia Pacific heavy weight champion, and the only Indian to have achieved this
Vocal artiste Vibha Trivedi keeps the audience mesmerised by her stage performances
As I was done with the interview, our friend arrived and Shastri got up to leave for the airport. That’s when I truly noticed the good looks of the man who lead the Indian cricket team to so many victories internationally....
Dr Satendra Singh has been recently awarded the Order of Fiji, following the conferring of Pravasi Bhartiya Samman in 2013 and New Zealand Order of Merit in 2006, for his remarkable contribution towards the cultural development of Fiji and its people