How Rishi Rich reconnected with Jay Sean

ACE MUSIC PRODUCER ON REFORMING A DREAM BRITISH PARTNERSHIP FOR NEW SONG NAKHRE by ASJAD NAZIR ONE of the UK’s most legendary musical partnerships has been between music producer Rishi Rich and chart-topping singer Jay Sean. Their early collaborations like hit 2003 single Dance With You and 2004 album Me Against Myself not only crossed […]

My Playlist – Dixi

AMERICAN singing star Dixi continued her impressive rise with recently released song Livin’, which cleverly combines English and Spanish lyrics. The feel-good song has received positive appreciation and showed yet another side to the versatile doctor turned singer’s musical repertoire. She will continue to cross new frontiers with forthcoming song releases in various genres, styles […]

D’Stil basking in the summer sunshine

BRITISH SINGER DISCUSSES HIS HOT NEW SINGLE RELEASE by ASJAD NAZIR SUMMER may have come to an end, but D’Stil isn’t quite ready to let go. The British singer, songwriter and musician recently released Summer Lovin’ II, which is a follow-up to a song he released independently earlier this year on his record label. One […]

A new kind of maverick policeman rides into town

POPULAR ACTOR BARUN SOBTI TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW MURDER MYSTERY MOVIE HALAHAL by ASJAD NAZIR HE MAY have had a rollercoaster career since finding TV superstardom with smash-hit serial Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon eight years ago, but Barun Sobti has always delivered memorable performances. The talented star has mixed up web serials, TV […]

On Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday, author Ajay Deshpande shares the cover of his book Lata Shruti Sanvad

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar celebrates her 91st birthday today. She started her career in the 1940s and has been ruling our hearts with her voice since then. Well, there have been many books written on the singer and now, one more book titled Lata Shruti Sanvad by author Ajay Deshpande has been announced. Today, on […]

‘One world, one soul’: British Indian artist targets £24mn for charity with record-breaking work

BRITISH INDIAN artist Sacha Jafri paces barefoot back and forth across his giant canvas stretched across the ballroom floor of a luxury Dubai hotel, listening to a young girl singing. She performed Friday (25) on the almost-completed canvas measuring just under 2,000 square metres (20,000 sq feet), before it is broken down next week into […]

Why Yash Chopra is a Bollywood icon

THE FILMMAKER’S 20 MOST AWESOME MOMENTS by ASJAD NAZIR THIS Sunday (27) marks the day late great filmmaker Yash Chopra was born, and October 12 is his death anniversary. The prolific producer/director will be remembered on both occasions by Bollywood fans, the film fraternity and all those he influenced in his own unique way across […]

Roaring into the world of music for children

SINGER GEETA JHALA HAS BIG PLANS FOR HER NEW PROJECT by ASJAD NAZIR THE record-breaking Baby Shark being viewed on YouTube well over 10 billion times shows the immense popularity of children’s music globally and that is why a change in musical direction from Geeta Jhala is interesting. The British-Asian singer has toured globally and […]

Party video puts stars in firing line

BOLLYWOOD CELEBRITIES UNDER LENS FOR ‘DRUG CONSUMPTION’ by ASJAD NAZIR THERE is a very famous saying that goes, ‘what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas’. In the same spirit, there is an unwritten rule in Hindi cinema, which is ‘what happens at a private Bollywood party, stays in the party’. By breaking that rule last […]

Ankur’s multi-layered role

by ASJAD NAZIR ONE of the most popular and best-reviewed Indian web serials of 2020 has been Hotstar crime drama Aarya. The cast includes talented actor Ankur Bhatia, who takes on the role of the younger brother of the title character played by Sushmita Sen. His unpredictable character, Sangram Singh, is torn between family and […]