On a live webcast this Monday, the award winning actress, who has worked in over 140 films and theater plays, will discuss her career as well as her dedication to the Indian village of Mijwan. Her father, the well-known Urdu poet the late Kafi Azmi, began building this village that was once frozen in time. Today, it has a computer center and a sewing center among other developments that uplifts the life of its habitants - thanks mainly to the efforts of Azmi and her friends.
Monday, Oct. 11, 2010
Noon-1 pm NY time
9:30-10:30 pm Mumbai time
see local time around the world: http://timeanddate.com/s/1v0r
VIA COMPUTER: Listen live or later to a recording: http://bit.ly/sajaazmi
(you can set yourself an e-mail reminder there)
To learn more about the tour, contact Neethu at nthomas at bitiya.org.
PREVIOUS SAJA-SAMMA WEBCASTS:
- Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, Bollywood stars
- Sunil Gulati, president of U.S. soccer and the most influential South Asian in U.S. sports
- Jay Sean, first South Asian male singer to hit #1 on US Billboard chart
- Vijay Iyer, jazz musician who had the most-acclaimed jazz album of 2009
- Post-Oscar webcast about "Slumdog Millionaire"
- Danny Boyle, director of "Slumdog Millionaire"
- A.R. Rahman, music maestro
- Ashok Amritraj, Hollywood producer
- Richard Pena, program director, Film Society of Lincoln Center
- Ram Gopal Varma, Bollywood director ("Rangeela," "Company," "Satya")
- Manu Narayan, actor, writer discusses his work
- PANEL: South Asians & Hollywood, on the eve of the 2008 Oscars