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Photo Collection Tells Stories of Parsis in India
By Jennifer Ludden
NPR (National Public Radio) |
December 12, 2004

First cousins
By Sharene Azimi
The Iranian |
November 15, 2004

A Moving Parsi Masterpiece
By Cyrus Merchant
Afternoon Despatch & Courier |
September 30, 2004

By Jason Ferguson
Orlando Weekly | April 11, 2004

Parsis. The Zoroastrians of India. A Photographic Journey. - By Sooni Taraporevala
By Niloufer Venkatraman
Man's World | October, 2004

Parsis. The Zoroastrians of India. A Photographic Journey. - By Sooni Taraporevala
By Boman Desai
FEZANA Journal | Summer 2005
[publication of the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America]

Parsis. The Zoroastrians of India. A Photographic Journey
By Thrity Umrigar
Hamazor | Issue 04, 2004
[publication of the World Zoroastrian Organisation]

From Publishers Weekly
BOOKS BRIEFLY: Photo Book Chronicles Tiny but Influential Religious Group | September 28, 2004 Reader Reviews

The story of an iconic Indian family photograph New
BBC News | June 28, 2016

When Zizou met Zidane New
Mumbai Mirror | Jun 19, 2016

Actors, Filmmakers, Musicians Honored with Padma Awards
By Lisa Tsering, Staff Reporter
INDIAWEST | January 29, 2014

Sooni Taraporevala – TBIP Tête-à-Tête
January 2014

Little Zizou on Hulu

The Other Mumbai
By Alexandra Viets
The Wall Street Journal | March 06th, 2009

The Benign Fundamentalists
By Jerry Pinto
Man’s World | March 2009

A Correct Heart
By Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
Elle Interview | February 2009

The Serious Laugh Junkie
By Manjula Narayan
Tehelka Magazine | March 07th, 2009

By Nandini Ramnath
Time Out | March 06th - 19th, 2009

Mom calls the shots
By Aseem Chhabra
Mumbai Mirror | November 23rd, 2008

Ah, those Harvard days
By Roshmila Bhattacharya
Hindustan Times Café | March 15th, 2009

Sooni Taraporevala Takes
Little Zizou to Granada, Ole!

By E. Nina Rothe
Chic Today Entertainment |
June 13th, 2009

The Creative Powerhouse
By Akanksha Gupta
Platform | March - April 2009

Sound sense - Imaad Shah Interview
By Dipti Nagpaul D'Souza
Indian Express | March 06th, 2009

All in the family
By Parizaad Khan | March 05th, 2009

Perfectly Scripted
By Marie Claire, India | March 2009

Little film makes big waves
By Shanaya Lalkaka
DNA | December 11th, 2008

'I'm allowed to make a film with a happy ending'
By Shashidhar Nanjundalah
The Indian Express | November 28th, 2008

What's In a Name?
By Dylan Callaghan
Writers Guild of America, West

Godmothers of The Namesake
By Craig Lambert
Harvard Magazine | March-April 2007

Coming Soon-i
By Kunal M Shah
Mumbai Mirror Online | March 21st, 2007

From Salaam Bombay to Little Zizou
Rediff News

The other side of Mumbai
By Vikas Hotwani
DNA India | March 21st, 2007

Sooni Taraporevala to make her directorial debut with a film to be co-produced by Studio 18 and presented by Mira Nair
By Praveen Lance Fernandes
IndiaFM News Bureau | March 20th, 2007

A Form Of Magic
ANOKHI Magazine | Expression section | Spring 2006

Such a long journey
By Aditi Sharma
Mumbai Mirror| December 11th, 2005

What I've Learnt
By Sejal Mehta
FEMINA | September 14th, 2005

‘I was called a rudderless ship’
By Sonia Faleiro
Tehelka, The People's Paper | October 16th, 2004

Stayin’ alive
By Naresh Fernandes
Time Out Mumbai | October 22nd - November 04th, 2004

The Journey Continues
By Piroj Wadia
Jam-e-Jamshed Weekly | September 26th, 2004

Little Zizou

Little Zizou on Hulu

The Best Things in Life Are Free: Little Zizou on Hulu
By E. Nina Rothe
Huffington Post | April 29, 2013

Worth the Wait
Foreword By Geetanjali and Review by Deepti Datt

As warm as a caress
By Khalid Mohamed
The Asian Age | March 14, 2009

Little Zizou
By Nandini Ramnath
Timeout | March 06 - 19, 2009

Movie Review: Little Zizou
By Shubhra Gupta
The Indian Express | March 13 2009

Little Zizou
By Nikhat Kazmi
The Times of India | March 12, 2009

To Light A Bedside Blaze
By Namrata Joshi
Outlook Magazine | March 16th, 2009

Little Zizou: Zo zweet!
By Mayank Shekhar
Times of India | March 16, 2009

Little Zizou is a big winner
By Parizaad Khan
Live Mint and the Wall Street Journal | March 13 2009

Review: Little Zizou
By Shashi Baliga
The Hindustan Times | March 14, 2009

Twenty-first century Parsis
By Elvis D'Silva Movies | March 13, 2009

A little break, a little madness, a little fun
By Mahesh Patwardhan
Blog-Random Precision | March 15, 2009

Little Zizou
By Sonia Chopra
Sify Movies

Best Foreign Films, 2008 - Little Zizou
By Arthur Pais | January 2009

Asian Festival of 1st Films: Little Zizou (Opening Film)
By Stefan S
A Nutshell Review | December 04, 2008

Little Zizou Is a Treasure of a Film!
By E. Nina Rothe
Chic Today Entertainment | November 18, 2008

Gerald Wright's Movie Coverage
By Gerald Wright | March 12, 2009


The Namesake

"The Namesake" | A Bengali-American family wrestles with its identity
By Moira Macdonald
The Seattle Times | March 16, 2007

Modernity And Tradition At a Cultural Crossroads
The New York Times | March 09, 2007

Culture Clash
By Ella Taylor
The Village Voice | March 06, 2007

The Namesake
Variety | September 06, 2006

Strangers in Strange Homelands
By Mark Jenkins
Washington City Paper

The Namesake
By Mathew Turner
View London

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Such A Long Journey

Such A Long Journey
By Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times | March 24, 2000

Journey A Real Trip
By Jonathan Foreman
The New York Post | January 14, 2000

It’s not exotic. It’s Indian
By Meenakshi Shedde
Times Of India | 24th January 1998


My Own Country

My Own Country
By Ajit Duara
Gentleman | March 10, 1999

Back Home, At Last
By Kaveree Bamzai
Indian Express | January 24, 1999


Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

A refreshing antidote
By Ajit Duara
Gentleman | August 1999

‘The audience for a film on Ambedkar is assured’
By Meenakshi Shedde
Times Of India


Mississippi Masala

‘Mississippi Masala’
By Rita Kempley
The Washington Post | February 14, 1992

Indian Immigrants in a Black-and-White Milieu
By Vincent Canby
The New York Times | February 05, 1992


Salaam Bombay!

In a City Where Life Is Just Barely Possible
By Vincent Canby
The New York Times | October 7, 1988

Salaam Bombay
By Dwight Brown
Hollywood Reporter | September13, 1988

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