“Afghanistan’s Got Talent” is coming to television screens in the war-torn country after the internationally-popular reality show struck a deal with a national channel based in Kabul.
Indian and Afghan producers of children’s TV favorite “Sesame Street” are brainstorming in a New Delhi office, swapping tips on how to make Big Bird and his fluffy pals palatable to local viewers.
Relatives of the young Afghan star of “Buzkashi Boys” expressed more pride than disappointment upon learning on Monday that the Oscar-nominated movie didn’t win.
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars— a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
By Kim Gamel
Fawad Mohammadi has spent half his life peddling maps and dictionaries to foreigners on a street of trinket shops in Kabul. Now the 14-year-old Afghan boy with bright green eyes is getting ready for a trip down the red carpet at the Oscars.