Ishaan Khatter: A Suitable Boy for big acting success

RAPIDLY RISING ACTING STAR ON MAKING AN IMPACT AND HIS NEW BBC DRAMA SERIAL by ASJAD NAZIR FEW newcomers have had a more interesting start to their acting career than Ishaan Khatter. The talented 24-year-old has followed up a starring role in acclaimed Iranian writer-director Majid Majidi’s film Beyond The Clouds with Bollywood romance Dhadak […]

Flying high on the wings of talent

HOW VERSATILE ACTOR AMIT SADH USED HARD WORK TO CARVE OUT HIS OWN PATH IN A COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY by ASJAD NAZIR IT HAS never been tougher for an outsider to make it in Hindi cinema and those who do break through need to have outstanding talent. One actor, who battled through the challenges and gained […]

Speaking a cinema language of her own

VERSATILE STAR ADITI RAO HYDARI ON ACCEPTING CHALLENGES AND HER NEW MALAYALAM FILM SUFIYUM SUJATAYUM  by ASJAD NAZIR AN INTERESTING cinematic journey has seen Aditi Rao Hydari mix up genres and languages with all the skill of a seasoned professional. The popular actress hasn’t been afraid to take on challenges and has been equally comfortable […]

Rising up from the heart of Pakistan

HOW POPULAR ACTOR ALI REHMAN KHAN IS MAKING A MASSIVE IMPACT WITH FILM AND TELEVISION PROJECTS by ASJAD NAZIR AN EXCITING new wave of Pakistani talent is skilfully balancing big screen performances with winning turns on television. This has resulted in perhaps the best content being produced in a generation in Pakistan and drawing positive […]

Sonu Sood steps up to save the stranded

HOW THE ACCLAIMED BOLLYWOOD ACTOR BECAME INDIA’S HERO DURING LOCKDOWN by ASJAD NAZIR HE MAY have made an impact playing negative roles onscreen, but Sonu Sood has been the biggest Bollywood hero during this coronavirus lockdown. The acclaimed actor has worked tirelessly and risked his own safety to send many thousands of impoverished, stranded migrant […]

A new episode for Esha Gupta

BEAUTY QUEEN TURNED BOLLYWOOD STAR ON HER WEB SERIES DEBUT AND FUTURE HOPES by MOHNISH SINGH BEAUTY queen turned actress Esha Gupta has come a long way in her professional life and never been afraid to take on a challenge. This desire to broaden her horizons has led the beautiful film star towards diverse projects […]

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Ghoomketu mirrors his early days of struggle

by ASJAD NAZIR THE closure of cinemas has triggered a trend of high-profile films being premiered directly on to streaming sites and given Bollywood fans a shot of instant happiness. Ghoomketu recently premiered on ZEE5 and is a film that adds another chapter to the remarkable story of acclaimed Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui. What makes […]

Meet the new star kid on the block

NEWCOMER ADITYA RAWAL ON HIS FILM DEBUT AND FAMOUS FATHER PARESH by ASJAD NAZIR AS THE son of globally renowned actor Paresh Rawal and actress turned director Swaroop Sampat, it was perhaps inevitable that Aditya Rawal would follow in his parent’s footsteps. Instead of waiting for everything to be handed to him on a platter, […]

Steel Banglez’s British blueprint for music success

THE INSPIRING RISE OF STEEL BANGLEZ FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO BECOMING A HUGE NAME by ASJAD NAZIR ONE of the biggest British Asian musical success stories of recent years has been the remarkable rise of London born Steel Banglez. The hit-making producer has scored big in the western mainstream with superb songs, smashed glass ceiling, […]

Spiritual side of Saqib Saleem

THE TALENTED ACTOR ON RAMADAN, HIS EID PLANS AND A UNITED BELIEF IN HUMANITY by MOHNISH SINGH BOLLYWOOD actor Saqib Saleem has always celebrated Eid with his family, but due to the coronavirus lockdown, he may not be able to do the same this year. The rising star is currently in Mumbai, quarantining with his […]