Asian lifestyle spectacle a hit in Brum

Thousands flock to NEC for Asian weekendTHOUSANDS converged in Birmingham to join in a week long spectacle celebrating Asian culture. The Asian Lifestyle Show 2007 was hailed as one of the biggest celebrations of Asian culture outside of India...

British Asian Women in Football

Interview: Aisha AhmadLast month we brought you the first part of our special feature on British Asian women in football. We spoke to photographer Jaskirt Dhaliwal who revealed what led her to the football lens and why she believed...

British Asian Women in Football

Interview: Ayesha AbdeenLast month we brought you the first part of our special feature on British Asian women in football. We spoke to photographer Jaskirt Dhaliwal who revealed what led her to the football lens and why she believed...

Greg Chappell resigns as Indian coach

‘Personal reasons’ cited in decisionGREG Chappell, the man many predicted would be the first casualty of India’s shock exit from the World Cup, has resigned. The 58-year-old whose contract was up for renewal next month released a statement to...

Rock Chick Kareena back on Big Screen

Bolly babe gears up for 'Kya Love Story Hai' Her crystal-embellished jeans hug a perfectly toned figure. Brown curls frame her face. Kareena Kapoor looks ravishing as she swings to music director Pritam's track in a suburban studio. She's doing...

Bob Woolmer, the most Passionate Pakistani

Mansoor Ahmed on the late Pakistani coachFollowing their worst showing in a World Cup, Pakistani Cricketers have started arriving back home in a trickle. Despite their attempts to keep their arrivals discrete and low key, fans have jeered them...

Shakalaka Boom Boom

Film ReviewShakalaka Boom Boom revolves around the wheeling and dealing of the Bollywood music industry Director: Suneel Darshan Cast: Bobby Deol, Upen Patel, Celina Jaitley, Kangna Ranaut and Sana Panscholi   The film takes a closer look at the conflicts, trauma and power...

Shah Rukh meets his waxwork

Madame Tussauds unveil new Bollywood additionHE’S Bollywood’s biggest heartthrob who probably has more fans than Elvis, and now those die-hard followers of Shah Rukh Khan can finally get up close and personal to their idol…at Madame Tussauds! The London tourist...

Akshay to sue British tabloid?

News of the World in trouble over Shilpa storyBRITISH tabloid The News of the World may have got itself in a bit of bother after Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar reportedly threatened to sue for slander following an article...

Wedded bliss with My Bollywood Bride

DVD Review: My Bollywood BrideWhat happens when Hollywood decides it'll try its hand at a Bollywood-style story? The answer is 'My Bollywood Bride', a fantastic blend of boy-meets-girl, boy-loses-girl, boy-finds-girl, boy-ends-up-with-girl! (Phew!). A 'Best of Fest' winner at the...

Man wanted for failing to appear at court

A MANHUNT is underway after a man wanted in connection with physicallly abusing his former partner failed to turn up in court. Mohammed Akram, 37, is on the run after failing to turn up for his sentencing hearing at Leicester...

Feeling Mischievous

Ramon Tikaram gets naughty in ‘Mischief Night’You’ll probably recognise him as leather-clad biker ‘Ferdy’ in the critically acclaimed BBC drama ‘This Life’. But there’s more to Ramon Tikaram which meets the eye, evident none more so than in ‘Mischief...