‘Tug Of War’ Tackles Radicalisation in Today’s Society

We had the pleasure to interview the Canadian Muslim poet and director Boonaa Mohammed. He recently released his movie, Tug of War, which explores the theme of radicalisation in people and why this could take place. We asked him...

Interview with Director Abhinay Deo; Force 2, John Abraham & more

Director Abhinay Deo knew when he first met Bollywood action star John Abraham that he’d made a smart choice in agreeing to helm the sequel to the 2011 hit Force even before there was a script. Right from the outset, Deo had...

Sadia Saeed on her New Feature Film ‘Arifa’

  We sat down with Pakistani-born writer and director, Sadia Saeed. Known for her sharp wit, Sadia’s latest movie stars hit comedian Shazia Mirza and centres around protagonist Arifa who reaches a crisis in her life when the escalation of...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH SONAKSHI SINHA: FORCE 2

In the run up to Force 2, we got the low down with Sonakshi Sinha on filming action scenes, the hit track O Janiya and her time shooting in London.   Q: You’ve done back-to-back action films, is it fair to...

Asian Today Exclusive: Sonakshi Sinha

What is Akira about? Akira is a really cool action thriller, Murugadoss style. It’s a really interesting story about a girl who does not back off when she’s pushed into a corner, how she fights back and how she comes...

Ammo Talwar Q&A with Diztortion on Music and his Surinamese Heritage

  HOMELANDS is a year long series of global tours, artistic residencies and insights that documents musicians visiting their roots, learning about where they came from and creating something new amid their jourrney of self discovery. In this third episode of the...

Action Packed ‘Baaghi’ Released Today!

Baaghi is the story of Ronny, a rebellious 23-year-old from Delhi. Fearing his unruly and angry temperament his father sends him to a disciplinary academy set in a sleepy town in Kerala. While traveling to the academy he meets Siya who also carries a rebellious streak...

Murdered by my Father’s Kiran Sonia Sawar: ‘Honour killings is an issue that needs...

There is a moment in BBC Three drama Murdered by my Father where London teen Salma, played by Kiran Sonia Sawar, flees from her father's imprisonment and jumps over the nearest balcony in her block of flats. While this...

East Meets West at Move It-2016

The biggest dance event in the UK calendar brought together more than 23,000 dancers and dance lovers celebrating all things dance from different genres across the country. Kalpesh Zalavadiya, director of K'z Dance wanted to bring a taste of...

A Match Made In Hindi…

Headstrong heroines, meddling mothers, star-crossed lovers, suitors in disguise – when it comes to the wonderful world of Bollywood, nothing beats a romantic comedy! Hammed up to the hilt, glorifying in artifice and packed full of spectacular song and...