Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Somy Ali’s Top 10 Inspirations

  AN ACTION-PACKED journey led Somy Ali from a thriving Bollywood career to becoming a hard-working humanitarian and setting up the USA-based No More Tears...

‘DI Ray shows what is possible’

  THE significance of DI Ray on ITV was that such a crime drama, with an Asian actress in the lead role, has been made at all...

Sudha Chandran: A magical journey

  SUDHA CHANDRAN was just a teenager when she found success with her debut 1984 film Mayuri. That magical first step kick-started a magnificent acting journey filled...

Seven best Bollywood dancers who set the screen on fire with their moves

  THE Bollywood Dance Festival takes place at the Great Hall, The People’s Palace in East London from Monday May 23 until Sunday May 29. The...

Jr NTR: A dynamite all-rounder

  ACCLAIMED actor Jr NTR is one of the most popular stars in Telugu cinema. He recently came to wider global attention with a stunning lead...

Abhay Deol: Story of a maverick

  A FEW years ago, Abhay Deol admits he may have reflected on his cinema journey with a few regrets, but today that has been...

Why it’s curtains for Bollywood remakes

  IN FEBRUARY of this year, Eastern Eye did a preview of the many Bollywood remakes of regional language films that are on the way, but transformative...

Qaran: Redefining Indipop

  RAPIDLY rising music star Qaran has beautifully balanced creating hits for other artists with releasing his own songs. His growing list of hits have included...

Hussain Manawer: Sad and Beautiful story

  A REMARKABLE rise has seen Hussain Manawer impact the British cultural landscape with perfectly written poetry. This has not only drawn attention to the power...

Aman Gandhi: The big turning point

  AFTER bubbling away under the surface in smaller supporting roles, actor Aman Gandhi has come to the wider attention of audiences with a winning...