Shot Muslim slams police report

AN INNOCENT British Muslim man shot in the arm during an anti-terrorist raid at his house has slammed a report into the police’s action calling it a “whitewash”. Mohammed Abdul Kahar was shot in the arm when a policeman’s gun...

‘I have great expectations for Honeymoon Travels’

Abhay Deol InterviewAbhay Deol has played the intense guy in Socha Na Tha and Ahista Ahista. Putting that to one side, the dimpled Deol returns in director Reema Kagti's Honeymoon Travels, as he frolics, romances and dances in delectable...

Ameesha Patel turns Outrageous

Bollywood InterviewShe is known to be one of the most elegantly dressed actresses, with an even more glamorous on-screen persona. Back on the big screen Ameesha Patel returns in director Reema Kagti's eagerly awaited romantic comedy, Honeymoon Travels where...

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...

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...

Raima Sen goes on Honeymoon

Bollywood InterviewRaima Sen, the grand daughter of the legendary Suchitra Sen, has proved her acting prowess with films like Godmother, Daman, Choker Bali and Parineeta. With director Reema Kagti's forthcoming Honeymoon Travels, in which she plays a la-di-dah and...

Muslim Top 100 list announced

A SPECIAL ceremony has taken place to launch a list of the top one hundred influential Muslims. Nine individuals were awarded Muslim Power 100 Excellence Awards and an achievement award made for ‘Outstanding Contribution’ was made to Dr Hany...

Police concern for missing Leicester man

DETECTIVES in Leicester are appealing to the public for help in locating a man missing since November. 36-year-old Jitesh Unadkat, who lives in the Belgrave area, was last seen by friends a few days prior to him being reported missing...

Call to end abuse of British Muslim Hajj travelers

A BIRMINGHAM charity has called for the British government to do more to protect British Muslims who are charged extortionate rates to Saudi Arabia to perform the holy Hajj and Umrah rituals. The Association of British Hujjaj UK (ABH)...

Birmingham terror accused charged

FIVE Birmingham men arrested in connection with a plot to kidnap and kill and British soldier have appeared in court under terrorism charges.   The men were arrested as part of a huge anti-terror swoop on more than 12 addresses...

Eklavya

Bollywood Film ReviewSet in the princely state of Rajasthan in India, Eklavya is a picturesque edge of the seat dramatic thriller.   Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore, Boman Irani,...

Why bother with Shoaib?

'His antics have been a disgrace'Just when Pakistan needed Shoaib to fire all cylinders, he broke down with a sudden, mysterious hamstring injury. Originally left out of touring party, Shoaib had proclaimed that he was fit and his omission...