Marlon’s Bride: constructing Anna Kashfi

  ‘I cannot remember when an East Indian actress has been signed in Hollywood. But Anna Kashi, after an impressive colour test, was nabbed by MGM. … She has been called “the Grace Kelly of India” because of her beauty and charm.’”   – Louella O. Parsons   Marlon Brando is one of those figures who … Continue readings

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  A beautifully nuanced novel, Permission by Saskia Vogel is a sometimes challenging and often lyrical exploration of longing, loneliness and loss. Following her father’s tragic death, LA actress Echo struggles to deal with her bereavement – ‘the gape of loss’. Cast adrift, she embarks on a series of meaningless encounters with men, before meeting … Continue readings

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