Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan: Perfectly ready for the Proms

  SAROD MAESTRO USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN SPEAKS ABOUT HIS SPECIAL LONDON SHOW The BBC Proms is widely regarded as the greatest classical music festival in...

Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Tribute to the king of qawwali

  NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN REMEMBERED BY THE LEGEND WHO DISCOVERED HIM Late great maestro Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is regarded as the greatest qawwali...

Jamila Gavin: Human stories and heroes rooted in history

  Author discusses her writing journey, classic book and new novel A distinguished writing career has seen Jamila Gavin combine gripping st­o­rylines, deep meaning and teaching...

Life and signs of an Asian deaf artist

  Comedian Rinkoo Barpaga discusses his new one-man show Being a deaf British Asian isn’t highlighted in popular culture, and it is rarely discussed in everyday life. Rinkoo...

Natasha Vasandi: Politics with plenty of comedy

Politics has been a red-hot topic of conversation and takes centre-stage in the comedy sketch show NewsRevue, which is enjoying a run at this year’s...

Genevieve Sabherwal: Speed Dial for mystery, puzzles, and physical comedy

  High energy stage play Speed Dial has been delighting audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. The 1970s-set physical comedy thriller, filled with puzzles, a mystery and funny...

Vaibhav Raj Gupta: Connected to his craft

  BEING an introvert didn’t stop Vaibhav Raj Gupta from pursuing acting. Connecting strongly with the craft has enabled him to explore characters, emotions, and...

My top 10 films – Sarmad Masud

  Ace British filmmaker Sarmad Masud has directed diverse projects that range from acclaimed movie My Pure Land to hit TV drama serial You Don’t Know Me, which...

Alia Bhatt meets her Darlings

  THE ACTRESS TURNED PRODUCER STARTS A NEW CHAPTER A critically acclaimed role in Gangubai Kathiawadi, a notable guest appearance in record-breaking film RRR, and signing her...

Kinaara: A melting pot of musical styles

  LEEDS TRIO KINAARA DISCUSS THEIR NEW SOUND AND EP COLOURS IN BLACK Kinaara are a terrific trio from Leeds combining varied musical influences in contemporary...