2006: A Year in Entertainment

The highs & lows of 2006January Top Story: The year began with the biggest court case in Bollywood since Sanjay Dutt was imprisoned for his part in the Mumbai blasts. Facing charges relating to the shooting of protected antelope in...

Album Review: Mischief Nights

Win a copy of Mischief Nights!If you thought the revolutionary Asian music scene had met an untimely death then think again. Believe it or not, the likes of Danish outfit Outlandish, Nitin Sawheny and even Raghav are still at...

Bollywood buzz with Karan Johar

DVD Review: Koffee with KaranWhen Bollywood hotshot Karan Johar revealed he was to front his own star-studded chat show, there was that much excitement it was as if he’d announced he was making Kuch Kuch Hota Hai…the sequel! For knowledgeable...

Bhagam Bhag

An entertaining comedy show this ChristmasThere is no better time than the festive season of Christmas to enjoy a laughter-riot from the comedy king, Priyadarshan, who is back with another directorial venture, Bhagambhag.   He is back with Akshay Kumar...

Sanjay Dutt Guilty in Mumbai blast trial

Bollywood reacts to newsBOLLYWOOD star Sanjay Dutt has been found guilty in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts in India. The 47-year-old star was convicted of possessing illegal firearms and will be sentenced at a later date. He was...

Bollywood duo in stage first

Shabana Azmi & Javed Akhtar in one-off stage playINDIAN film star Shabana Azmi and her lyricist husband Javed Akhtar are to appear on stage for the very first time in a one-off exclusive performance in London next month. The duo,...

Leicester to host start-studded awards evening

Stars in film, music and politics to he honouredBOLLYWOOD celebrities Shabana Azmi and Farah Khan are among the invited recipients of international awards to be announced at the University of Leicester next month. The Triangle Media Awards, which honours the top...

Big ‘B’ launches Yorkshire’s Bollywood Oscars

Renowned IIFA’S gather pace for 2007 extravaganzaBOLLYWOOD superstar Amitabh Bachchan joined a host of celebrities, and dignitaries at the Houses of Commons to celebrate the official announcement of the International Indian Film Academy Awards Weekend (IIFAs) in Yorkshire next...

Asian comedy just got funnier!

DVD: Russell Peters: 'Two Concerts...One Ticket'Russell Peter’s new DVD ‘Two Concerts One Ticket’ (released 16th October) should carry a warning. Something I came to painfully realise after watching an hour and a half of the incredibly belly bubbling DVD...

Bollywood Calling for Zak!

Leicester man lands role in new Sevy Ali flickA LEICESTER telephone account manager is hoping to kick-start a career in glamorous Bollywood after landing the lead role in British producer Sevy Ali’s next film. Zia Choudhury, who goes by the...