Eastern Eye Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts: George Alagiah. (Above) Shailesh Solanki, executive editor of the Asian Media Group (AMG) and Eastern Eye; Ramniklal Solanki CBE, editor-in-chief of AMG and Eastern Eye; Alagiah; and Kalpesh Solanki, group managing editor, AMG and Eastern Eye
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GEORGE ALAGIAH RECEIVES TOP AWARD AT CEREMONY HONOURING ASIAN CONTRIBUTION TO THE ARTS BBC BROADCASTER George Alagiah was the top winner at the Eastern Eye Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards (ACTAs) last Friday (22), where he received the prize for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts. Meera Syal, Anoushka Shankar, Naughty Boy, Anita Rani and Sacha Dhawan were among the other winners at the third annual ACTAs cere­mony, hosted by Eastern Eye’s publisher, the Asian Media Group. A total of 17 awards were presented in recog­nition of Asian contribution to the arts, at the event in central London’s May Fair Hotel. Alagiah,…