• Friday, June 21, 2024

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BBC icon Alagiah scoops top prize at star-studded ACTAs

By: Sarwar Alam

The British Asian community’s incredible contribution to creative arts and culture industries were honoured on Friday, June 22, at the annual Eastern Eye Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards (ACTAs). BBC broadcaster George Alagiah won the top award at the third edition of the glittering event that showcases the best of Asian talent and their achievements in the artistic fields, including film, TV, theatre,  music and media. Hosted by the Asian Media Group (AMG), publishers of Eastern Eye and Garavi Gujarat newsweekly, the ceremony was held at London’s glitzy May Fair Hotel. Musicians Naughty Boy and Anoushka Shankar, actress Meera Syal, actor Sacha Dhawan, presenters Anita Rani and Dr Ranj Singh were among winners on the night. Now in its third year, the ACTAs saw a total of 17 awards given away…

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