Nagina Munawar, Martial Arts Extraordinaire, On the Almas Martial Arts Centre

Almas Martial Arts Centre is a specialist fitness centre for women in Birmingham. Based in Hall Green and Moseley, the centre was set up by Nagina, a black belt with 30 years of experience who has represented England. We...

Interview: Mother Tongues from Farther Lands

This month, British theatre producer Dawinder Bansal launches brand new theatre show Mother Tongues from Father Lands. The uplifting, inspiring and emotion-filled show has real stories of South Asian women relayed by female celebrities in a series of gripping...

LOCAL ARTIST GAMBIMI HITS THE ROAD WITH PUNCH RECORDS

Punch Records hit the road in May for the first edition of the Welcome To My City tour. Known for their groundbreaking work with emerging artists and their ability to spot the next big thing, Punch have selected 5 emerging...
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Finding Fatimah Film Review – Love in the Digital Era

“Did you cheat on her, beat her or both?” this is just one of the many stereotypes that rom-com film Finding Fatimah’s male protagonist, divorcee Shahid, is faced with on his journey to find his soulmate. Oz Arshad’s directorial takes...

Meet Haroon Mota, The Marathon Man!

Haroon Mota might just be one of the most inspiring people in the Midlands. The Coventry-based fundraiser is running four consecutive marathons this April, in Manchester, Paris, Boston (Lincolnshire) and London, totalling 105 miles, in order to raise money...

History…On The Move with Shobana Jeyasingh

Hip hop and classical Indian dance – the two styles could not be more different. But look beneath the surface and you’ll discover a shared history rooted in the dark realities of a past forged by colonial migration, labour...

Reaching for the Stars – Interview with Reharna AbdelKareem !

How many of us can say we are part of the space industry? Reharna AbdelKareem can proudly assert this having studied in a field not many Asian women dabble in; Space Engineering. Reharna is the proud alumni of Kingston...

Interview with Nasreen Ahmed, Script Editor for Doctors

  We sat down with Nasreen Ahmed, a Script Editor for the hit BBC show Doctors, for which she won the esteemed Services to Media award at the British Muslim Awards. As one of the hidden asian gems in the entertainment...

Q&A with Akshay Kumar

An electric buzz struck out through Bollywood upon the release of the trailer for Jolly LL.B 2. After Akshay Kumar's stunning hat trick of 2016- three films to cross the 100 crore mark- the world of Hindi cinema was...

Interview with DEEPIKA PADUKONE!

In xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone stars as Serena Unger, deadly rival turned xXx partner-in-crime in Vin Diesel’s merry band of lethal misfits. Tasked by the NSA’s Jane Marke (Toni Colette) with retrieving ‘Pandora’s Box’...