I was labelled a ‘bechara’ but it gave me the kick I needed

Ranjit has been living with his visual impairment for the last 20 years, but when he developed his condition he was only 35. How did this British born Asian adapt to life his new life and tackle the stigma...

Raksha Bandhan – (Rakhi)

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters, and families, on the full moon of the Hindu month of Shravana (Sharavan Poornima), or around July and August. This day is also called Brother...

NEWHAM UNDER THE STARS 2018 SET TO SHINE

Some of the finest South Asian music talent will perform at Central Park, East Ham in London on August 17 as part of the annual Newham Under The Stars event. One of the summer’s biggest free music events will...

Too Taboo? The Secret of Male Body Image

The world we live in today is one of social struggle. The feminist movement has put women’s issues at the forefront of society, with criticism befalling anti-woman laws, sexist stories and misogynistic images. Our world is one in which...

BALANCE FOR BETTER – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

10 Inspirational British Asian Women March 8th marks the annual International Women’s Day. The internationally recognised campaign celebrates and acknowledges the achievement of women. This year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, the campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize...

ONE DAY IN HARAM

International Humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal, are announcing a film tour, starting with the London showing of One Day in the Haram on September 7th. A documentary by critically acclaimed British Muslim filmmaker, writer, producer and director, Abrar Hussain, the...

RDF’s Shop Well For Less? To return to BBC One 

RDF West has been commissioned to make a third 4x60’ series of Shop Well For Less? for BBC One following the success of the last series. The new series will be made out of RDF’s Bristol offices and will be Exec Produced by...

Birmingham Sikhs and Nirmal Sindhu Tackle Growing Punjabi Drugs Epidemic

Nirmal Sindu’s latest musical venture in conjunction with Sikh Youth Birmingham centres around one of the biggest issues that modern India is facing: drugs. Punjab in particular has been blighted by large scale drug abuse, with a study back in...

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...

India Independence Day

Indian Independence Day is a hugely significant national holiday which marks the seminal moment the nation became independent from the United Kingdom. This was officially declared on 15 August 1947, making this India’s 73rd Independence Day. On the 15th August not...