Zulekha Nathoo

Digital/Broadcast reporter, L.A.

Zulekha Nathoo is a breaking news and entertainment reporter based in Los Angeles. From the Oscars to the Grammys, she's interviewed some of the biggest names in showbiz including Celine Dion and Denzel Washington. She also works on-air covering news events and spent more than a decade at CBC stations across Canada, including Toronto and Calgary. Follow her on Twitter/Instagram: @zulekhanathoo.

Latest from Zulekha Nathoo

Last of Us 2 has 'changed the game' for accessibility

Six years in the making, the highly anticipated video game Last of Us 2 is introducing a new level of accessibility for disabled gamers and a female protagonist who is gay.

How to talk to kids about race, and why you should start now

The worldwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism that began last week after the death of George Floyd are forcing many parents to address issues of race, privilege and injustice based on skin colour with their kids.  Here's how to do it effectively.

Quarantine put more fitness classes online, and many trainers say they're staying there

As gyms across North America prepare to reopen, many trainers who have managed to gain a following online during quarantine aren't sure whether they need to go back.

Drive-in digital art exhibit allows visitors to 'Gogh by car'

An upcoming digital art exhibit featuring the work of Vincent van Gogh in Toronto is planning to open next month, but in light of current physical distancing guidelines, will function as a drive-in.

Broadway theatres will remain dark into September due to COVID-19

New York City's Broadway theatres will stay closed through the summer, with no official return date yet set.

Hollywood developing dark comedy about Rob Ford

A TV series about Toronto's famously controversial mayor, Rob Ford, is in the works in Hollywood.

Canadian Screen Awards winners to be announced virtually

Winners of the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards will be announced in a series of online shows later this month.

'They're not alone': Seniors get unexpected gifts from Canadian artists during pandemic

What began as a call to local artists, asking for donations of Canadian artwork to seniors' residences, has blossomed into a countrywide message of support to let the elderly know they haven't been forgotten during the coronavirus pandemic.

Never had she ever been on screen but Canadian teen shines in new Mindy Kaling comedy

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan of Mississauga, Ont., was plucked from obscurity and catapulted into Hollywood, now starring in a teen comedy series on Netflix bound to win over fans in quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic.

Lovers in a dangerous time: Dating during a pandemic comes with baggage

The COVID-19 pandemic might be forcing physical distancing, but dating apps are seeing a significant increase in users seeking emotional connection.

As Schitt's Creek bids farewell, fans cling to its levity and 'humanity'

The success of Schitt's Creek has often been attributed to its feel-good comedy and many fans have turned to the Canadian series as respite during troubled times.

'Zoom-bombing' attacks on video conferencing platform leave victims shaken

Zoom has emerged as an indispensable video conferencing tool for remote work and study during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a growing number of so-called Zoom-bombing incidents is prompting warnings from the FBI and from the victims themselves.

In sickness and health: How to help your relationships survive COVID-19 quarantine

With so many couples and families spending more time at home in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are finding ways to make it work while others warn it might result in an uptick in divorce and broken relationships.

Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Mendes tweet #Plankthecurve videos after PM enlists celeb help in COVID-19 fight

Canadian celebrities including Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds and Superbad's Seth Rogen are asking people to stay home and prevent the spread of COVID-19 after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked for help to get the message across on social media.

#QuarantineAndChill: Streaming, podcasts, virtual tours are your best companions during this pandemic

As museums close, travel and large gatherings are restricted and major events, including professional sports, come to a grinding halt because of COVID-19, there will be a heavier reliance on entertainment that can be enjoyed at home.