Saturday, April 29, 2017

Eastside – the real heartbeat of the Creative Industries

By Ammo Talwar How was your Easter holiday - relax much? Seems like ages ago?  If you did, congratulations; but if you work in the creative industries, we don’t really get those nice holidays. Over here in Digbeth, the heartbeat...

Marathoner Helps Collapsed Runner Across Finishing Line

Last weekend saw the London Marathon take place, a 26.2 mile long course that began in Greenwich Park and ended at St. James’s Palace. Amidst the moments of physical triumph, charity celebrations and more, was one heart-warming instant when 35-year-old...

India’s biggest ever Motion Picture MAHABHARATA

Setting a record in the Indian film industry, Dr. B.R. Shetty, UAE based billionaire businessman and philanthropist, is investing Rs. 1000 crores (USD 150 million) to produce India’s biggest ever motion picture, Mahabharata. V.A Shrikumar Menon will be directing the magnum...

Are You Guilty of Skin Toned Stigma?

Are you fair skinned? There’s a fair chance that question either ignited a source of pride or anger in you, and for good reason. For centuries upon centuries now, asian communities have largely considered those with fairer skin to...

New Speeding Laws Maximise Fines and Penalties

New laws coming into effect next week will see speeding penalties severely increased. According to the Sentencing Council, this is to ensure there is a “clear increase in penalty as the seriousness of offending increases”. Serious offenders may suffer a...

Sonakshi Sinha: “I too have my own struggles, insecurities like Noor”

Wednesday 19th April 2017 Sonakshi Sinha is all set to hit the screens in Sunhil Sippy's movie Noor this Friday. Based on Saba Imtiaz’s novel, Karachi, You're Killing Me!, Noor tells the tale of a journalist-writer misadventures and love life...

Belgrade Theatre is bringing back the Bollywood this May!

Glittering musical Bring on the Bollywood returns to the B2 stage in May Belgrade Theatre to host Bollywood Dance Classes with performer and teacher Sneha Singh Following huge success in 2016, the Belgrade Theatre is welcoming back the smash-hit show Bring...

Interview with Badshah on his new track MERCY

Rapper Badshah's latest track Mercy, featuring Lauren Gottlieb, from his newest album O.N.E has proven a hit, sweeping up the charts and certifying him as one of the biggest names in Asian music. In this interview, Badshah spills everything...

BFI India on Film showcases ‘New Bollywood’ this April with Bollywood 2.0

Tuesday 18th April 2017, London, UK As part the UK India Year of Culture, the BFI has embarked on a celebration of Indian film throughout the rest of 2017. Co-curated by BFI Head Curator Robin Baker and writer and programmer...

Yash Raj Films to distribute Salman Khan Films’ Tubelight overseas

Tuesday 18th April 2017  Yash Raj Films (YRF) have been entrusted with the overseas distribution rights (excluding MENA) for Salman Khan Films (SKF) next production – Tubelight. After delivering the blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan, the dream team of Salman Khan and...