Dynamic dozen for the decade

by ASJAD NAZIR TWELVE TALENTED 20-SOMETHING STARS WHO ARE STEPPING INTO A NEW ERA WITH GREAT MOMENTUM BEHIND THEM THE beginning of each decade sees a generation of young stars set themselves up to shine brightly and ones who have a headstart are those with momentum behind them. In India, there are wonderful young talents […]

‘I liked the script and all the scenes’

ACTRESS KAJOL STRIKES BACK WITH NEW HISTORICAL WAR EPIC by MOHNISH SINGH KAJOL has always been one of the brightest stars in the Bollywood galaxy and will shine brightly again with eagerly awaited new film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. The historical drama is based on Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare, who fought alongside warrior-king Shivaji in […]

Truthful film bridges the British cultural divide

SCOTLAND SET MOVIE PORTRAYS THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE by ASJAD NAZIR SCOTTISH politician turned producer Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh OBE has made the leap from parliament to cinema with new movie Sacch, which goes on general release this week. The ambitious film shot in Scotland aims to bring together British, Pakistani and Indian cultures. Born in London and […]

Deepika is unbreakable in her new movie Chhapaak

by ASJAD NAZIR LOOK back through the history of Indian cinema and there have been landmark movies that have expanded the horizons of the industry. Powerful new drama Chhapaak looks set to be added to that illustrious list of commercial Hindi films because it not only presents the Bollywood heroine in a new way, but […]

Ten greatest hits of singer Gurdas Maan

THIS week legendary singer Gurdas Maan celebrates his 63rd birthday on January 4. The iconic artist has entertained millions around the world with superb songs, high-energy live performances and by acting in successful films. He also inspired a generation of artists, set a high benchmark for Punjabi music and promoted positivity everywhere he has gone. […]

Best-kept musical secret in Bollywood

ACE MUSIC PRODUCER MEGHDEEP BOSE ON HIS RISE, HIGH PROFILE COLLABORATIONS AND FUTURE PLANS by ASJAD NAZIR BOLLYWOOD has a lot of secret weapons and one of them is Meghdeep Bose. The creative genius has added magic to high-profile soundtracks and helped elevate the work of A-list music directors in Hindi cinema. Big names who […]

20 things to look forward to in 2020

A GIANT FEAST OF STAGE AND SCREEN ENTERTAINMENT ON THE WAY THIS YEAR by ASJAD NAZIR THIS will be another action packed year with a lot of things to look forward to in terms of entertainment in the UK, and tickets have already gone on sale for many events. With that in mind, here is […]

The sisterhood of South Asian women

SANGEETA PILLAI’S SOUL SUTRAS TACKLES CULTURAL TABOOS by MITA MISTRY THERE are negative aspects of social media, but it has also been a force for good by providing a space for women from diverse backgrounds to come together and connect with a common interest, including private forums. One group that has been growing in popularity […]

Falling in love with cinema all over again

CHITRANGADA SINGH MAKES BOLD CHOICES by ASJAD NAZIR WHETHER it is being selective with her projects, choosing to take a break or making her debut as a producer with sports biopic Soorma, Chitrangada Singh has always done things on her own terms since making a stunning debut in Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. Today, the striking beauty […]

British talent DJ Mixa Lucks on the art of entertaining a big crowd

THE DJs will be taking over this party season in a big way. One of the rising British stars to look out for is DJ Mixa Lucks, who will be spinning the hottest tunes at Bombay Funkadelic’s 2020 NYE Naach party at Cinnamon Kitchen and Anise Bar in London on December 31. Real name Harjeet Singh […]

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