Friday, May 26, 2017

Mukul’s Musical Moods

What do we know of India’s new underground star? In a country where Bollywood is the dominating musical force, one musician is writing his own rules. India’s biggest new star Mukul is creating his own waves with his very...

Don’t be so ‘fast’ to judge

Filmmaker highlights an American Ramadan post 9/11As millions of Muslims across the world undergo the holy fasting month of Ramadan, one American filmmaker has attempted to open up the fasting experience through a special documentary which shatters stereotypical illusions...

Heard the joke about the Doctor?

Paul Sinha talks to The Asian TodayWhat do you get when you mix a gay doctor, with a comedian? Ummm, that would be the very intelligent (doctor) and extremely funny (comedian) Paul Sinha! The Brum GP has created a...

Rustling up ‘Halal Harry’

Russell Razzaque on his new film The annual Bite the Mango Film Festival has in the past showcased the best in British-Asian film talent. ‘East is East’ and ‘Bend it like Beckham’ have all progressed to bigger and better...

‘This is an honest novel’

The Kiran Desai Interview'The Inheritance of Loss' is writer Kiran Desai's second novel. Since it's release in the US and India it has become a bestseller with reviewers  describing the novel as 'extraordinary', 'stunning' and 'marvellously rich'. In this short...

Asian on a Plane!

Agam Darshi battles with snakesSHE MAY not have been cast in a lead role, but a Birmingham-born actress is making the Midlands proud as she battles with deadly snakes in the Hollywood blockbuster 'Snakes on a Plane'. Asian Agam Darshi,...

The Benefits of Aki Nawaz

The Asian Today Interview'Violent resistance is always and always will be justified’ - Aki Nawaz When Fun-Da-Mental front man Aki Nawaz signed and sealed off his latest album, he was aware his selection of songs would cause controversy. From suicide...

Back with a Bang!

Sanjay Dutt on being Munnabhai!When filming began on ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’, the eagerly awaited sequel to ‘Munnabhai’ the production crew expected to have a stress free day. But such is the hysteria surrounding the film, they were immediately mobbed...

Live and Kickin’

Football Fever for NihalGet ready for Premiership football like you’ve never heard it before… not just all the goals, not just all the gossip, but also all the glamour and all the grimness that’s all part of the beautiful...

Bedtime story to Hollywood Blockbuster

M Night Shyamalan on his new filmM Night Shyamalan is the modern day master of suspense. Think The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village and you’ll instantly know what we’re talking about. The gifted Hollywood hot-shot is back with...