Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Nikhil Parmar: I see a lot of myself in my Invisible character, and vice...

  NEW theatre production Invisible, written and performed by Nikhil Parmar, is a dark comedy about a man’s desperate struggle to be seen as the hero...

Nav Bhatia: My journey with the Toronto Raptors has changed my life

  NAV BHATIA DISCUSSES HIS FILM, BEING A BASKETBALL SUPERFAN AND MEETING OBAMA THIS year’s London Indian Film Festival closes with Superfan: The Nav Bhatia Story. The inspiring...

Sargun Mehta: Golden girl of Punjab

  PUNJABI cinema has enjoyed a rapid rise in recent years and a big driving force has been Sargun Mehta. The acclaimed actress has starred in...

Satyajit Ray season at BFI will show all his 38 movies

  SATYAJIT RAY was one of India’s greatest film directors and also very highly regarded in the history of world cinema – ironically, however, his...

Ahmed Khan: Bilingual brilliance from Belgium

  ONE of the most interesting and unique music acts to emerge in recent years is amazingly talented artist Ahmed Khan. The independent singer-songwriter from Belgium...

The Little English movie treasure

  A BIG highlight of this year’s London Indian Film Festival is the world premiere of Little English. The British Asian comedy based on hit play There’s Something...

Avika Gor: All for the love of acting

  SHE may be turning 25 on June 30, but Avika Gor has been entertaining audiences since making a winning acting debut as a talented...

‘Ayesha Singh is a perfect role model for the present generation’

  A STUNNING turn as Sai Joshi in Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin has turned Ayesha Singh into one of the most popular stars on Indian television. She...

Dishoom’s founder among guests of YouTube series Dialogues of Diaspora

  MEMBERS of India’s diaspora are being brought together in conversation through a new YouTube series that discusses important issues affecting their lives. Dialogues of Diaspora...

AA Dhand: ‘Asian crime fiction is no laughing matter’

  A BRITSH ASIAN crime fiction novelist is taking his first short film to the prestigious Bradford Literature Festival. AA Dhand, 43, came to prominence with...