MOTHERS ON HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT THEIR KIDS BECOMING INDEPENDENT

by ASJAD NAZIR. FORTHCOMING film Helicopter Eela sees Kajol play a devoted mother who makes a lot of sacrifices to bring up her son, but then finds it difficult to let go when he goes to college and becomes more independent. This is a situation many parents face. Eastern Eye spoke with mothers whose children are venturing out into the world to tell […]

MANOJ BAJPAYEE TALKS MOVIES, THE CRAFT AND HIS NEW RELEASE IN THE SHADOWS

by ASJAD NAZIR. ‘Acting is a curse you are addicted to!’, says Manoj Bajpayee. HE MAY be regarded as one of the most technically-gifted actors working in India today, but Manoj Bajpayee is also really hardworking and massively in-demand. So far this year, he has starred in four commercial Bollywood films, including recent release Satyamev Jayate. He also […]

‘We are like jodi number one’ ZORA RANDHAWA ON WORKING WITH DR ZEUS AND HIS RISE TO THE TOP

by ASJAD NAZIR. ONE of the dream musical teams of recent years has been India-based singer Zora Randhawa and chart topping British music producer Dr Zeus. Together the close friends have delivered some super hit songs, including a stunning collaboration with hip hop legend Snoop Dogg earlier this year. The duo headlined the recent Newham Under The Stars concert and delivered a blockbuster performance with a live band. They are looking forward to […]

My Top 10 Rishi Kapoor musical moments

by ASJAD NAZIR. THIS week, legendary movie star Rishi Kapoor will turn a year older and celebrate his 66th birthday. Although he has made a name for himself with unforgettable performances across the decades, he is also regarded as one of the finest performers of film songs in Bollywood history. With that in mind and […]

My Pod with Dimple Singh

by ASJAD NAZIR. TALENTED radio host Dimple Singh regularly entertains listeners of Asian Star 101.6FM with her show five days a week. Someone who loves being on radio, she regularly plays the biggest hit songs. Eastern Eye got Dimple to select 10 songs she loves right now… Tappe 2 by Lakhwinder Wadali and Rupali: This is a catchy song […]

Danyal Zafar TALKS MUSIC, HIS NEW SOUND AND SUPERSTAR BROTHER ALI ZAFAR

by ASJAD NAZIR The new pop prince Danyal: Expect ‘the unexpected’. DANYAL ZAFAR ALL SET TO RULE THE CHARTS WITH HIS SONGS AND TALENT. THERE are sky-high expectations of Danyal Zafar, not because he is the younger brother of Pakistani superstar Ali Zafar, but because of his dynamite debut on Coke Studio last year and the cool contribution he made to […]

Fan Club Of The Week – Divya Agarwal

by ASJAD NAZIR. A MULTI-TALENTED TV star, Divya Agarwal has captivated audiences with winning moments on the small screen, and that includes Amaan from India, who runs a fan club dedicated to her. Eastern Eye caught up with Amaan to find out more… What made you set up the fan club? We have been obsessed with Divya Agarwal since seeing her […]

My Top 10 films: Mehwish Hayat

Maula Jatt: This is the quintessential Pakistani-Punjabi movie of that era. A real hidden masterpiece when viewed in the context of its time. It is loud, brash and unflinching – a perfect antidote to the realities of 1980s Pakistan. It went on to become one of the biggest commercial successes in history. Na Maloom Afraad: This film will always be very special to me […]

Hina Pancholi’s henna highlights

by PRIYA MULJI. THE popularity of henna designs has remained despite fashion trends changing over time, and demand globally is stronger than ever. Top henna artists are getting more creative with their designs and helping turn the ageold tradition into an art form. One of those doing these eye-catching creations is Leicester- based Hina Pancholi. Eastern Eye caught up […]

Bollywood break-ups to make-ups

by ASJAD NAZIR. WE LOOK AT THE FORMER HIGH PROFILE CELEBRITY COUPLES WHO STILL REMAINED FRIENDS. WHEN a couple breaks up, they usually part on painful terms and never want to cross paths with the person who was once the great love of their life again. For most, making a clean break is the best way to move on […]