Two new ‘faces’ for hit Asian radio drama

Pooja Shah and Nitin Ganatra Hit Silver Street British Asian stars Poojah Shah and Nitin Ganatra are to try their hand at radio after signing up for the BBC’s Asian drama Silver Street. Shah, better known for her role...

Saif’s heart scare

Bollywood star vows to give up smoking after scareBOLLYWOOD STAR Saif Ali Khan vowed his smoking days were well and truly behind him after he was rushed to hospital suffering from chest pains. The 36-year-old said he had given up...

Forced Marriage Crackdown

The figures for forced marriages are still on the high and with the summer holidays approaching it is even a more worrying time as many will not return for their next academic year. The Government’s Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is...

Music duo battle Piracy…with Fast Food giant McDonalds!

Canadian stars JoSH shift 50,000 free copies of album in innovative campaign CANADIAN duo JoSH are winning their battle against music piracy - thanks to an innovative campaign with fast food giant McDonalds. Pakistan Fans of Toronto based JoSH have been...

USA Muslim comedy circuit to hit the UK

'All-Muslim Comedy Tour' in Spring runSOME OF America’s biggest Muslim comedians are set to hit the UK this spring with a host of dates lined up across the country. Birmingham is included in the tour which will also see shows...

Lamhe Launches Award Winning Series ‘Sarhadein’

Love in Malaysia... GEC channel Lamhe will be launching yet another award-winning drama series – Sarhadein, which starts from 31 March, Monday to Friday at 8:30pm.   Sarhadein illustrates love that crosses boundaries. An Indian girl and a Pakistani...

Tackling Extremism Through Theatre

Asian Youth Take on Inner Jihad This July will see the Belgrade Theatre shine a spotlight on radicalization amongst young British Muslims living in the UK today with the premiere of a provocative new play by Asian Youth Theatre,...

Owen Smith Now Sole Challenger Vying for Labour Leadership

After dropping out of the race, Angela Eagle has thrown support towards Owen Smith, the only remaining contender in the Labour leadership race. Before getting into politics, Smith worked as a BBC producer and lobbyist for Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical...

Welcome to Karachi

First Film to go tp Pakistan for Promotion Producer Vashu Bhagnani has managed to achieve what no Bollywood film-maker has so far. Vashu’s upcoming production Welcome To Karachi starring his actor-son Jackky Bhagnani and Arshad Warsi has become the first film to go...

A Global Win for Local Vicar

The winners received their NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Awards at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai in April, where Revd Joshva Raja was announced as a winner in the Professional category due to his contributions to HIV/AIDS awareness, community media and...