Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Bappi Lahiri: Dynamic song-filled life of India’s disco king

  Legendary Indian singer, musician, and composer Bappi Lahiri passed away aged 69 after battling against various illnesses. Although tributes poured in from all over the...

J9 takes a fusion filled solo journey

  BRITISH born music producer Judge Singh, known as J9, comes from a musical family. He went from being surrounded by music at the gurdwara, family...

Sohini Alam: The sound of Bengali heritage music

  VERSATILE SINGER SPEAKS ABOUT HER BAND KHIYO AND WOMEN IN ARTS PERFORMANCE A BIG highlight of this year’s Women In Arts festival is a performance...

Vijay Bhola: Audiences want great entertainment by brilliant performers

  THE live south Asian music scene has thrived in recent years with singing superstars filling up major arenas around the UK and London based...

Pranav: The confident actor

  HAVING participated in plays since he was a young kid, Pranav Misshra thinks he was born confident and why he has never felt shy...

The Return of Faraz Ali: Debut novel helps author define her ties with Pakistan

  THE DEBUT novel of Asian author Aamina Ahmad combines crime fiction and 1960s Pakistan to tell a story of murder, corruption and finding long-lost family. The...

Jasdeep Singh Degun: Shining new sitar of British classical music

NEWLY released album Anomaly is an amazing introduction to awesomely talented British Asian artist Jasdeep Singh Degun. The award-winning sitar virtuoso’s dynamic debut combines classical compositions rooted...

Celebrating 30 years of King Khan

  FROM AWARDS TO ZERO AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN, WHY SHAH RUKH HAS RULED BOLLYWOOD THIS week marks the 30th film anniversary of Shah Rukh Khan. Hindi...

Ayush’s big-screen goals

  POPULAR Indian actor Ayush Anand has been entertaining television audiences ever since he made his debut with hit historical drama Jodha Akbar in 2013. The talented small...

Mikhail Sen: This role is a dream come true

  MIKHAIL SEN EXPLAINS THE CHALLENGES OF HIS NEW PLAY AND WHY BEING PRESENT IS IMPORTANT HUGELY popular theatre production The Play That Goes Wrong is...