Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Manu M Savani: Incredible family history of an accidental writer

  NEWLY published author Manu M Savani has shown that it is never too late to pursue a new passion or realise a dream. The 80-year-old,...

Farhan Akhtar: I felt like it was going to be kind of a landmark...

  Actor Farhan Akhtar reveals what drew him to his Ms Marvel role He may have made a name for himself in Bollywood as a writer,...

Dynamic career of Raj Khosla

  TWENTY FACTS ABOUT THE ACE WRITER-DIRECTOR AND HIS FABULOUS FILMS A REMARKABLE rise saw Raj Khosla become one of Bollywood’s all-time greatest filmmakers. The ace writer-director...

Decoding the story of a princess spy

  BARNABY JAMESON DISCUSSES HIS GRIPPING NOVEL INSPIRED BY NOOR INAYAT KHAN Newly published adventure novel Codename: Madeleine draws inspiration from the life of Noor Inayat Khan. The meticulously...

‘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...

How actor Manit Joura scripted his destiny

  TV star discusses his journey and popular show Acclaimed actor Manit Joura has had such a close connection with super hit drama serial Kundali Bhagya since it...

Diverse casting has given Bridgerton global success

  THE Netflix series Bridgerton with two British Asian actresses in lead roles – Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran play sisters Kate and Edwina Sharma, newly arrived...

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...

A perfectly fine literary journey

  British Bengali author discusses her relatable debut novel The Covid-19 lockdown saw Tasneem Abdur-Rashid brilliantly balance working full-time, raising small children and doing a master’s...

The Age of Russell Peters

  BEING arguably the greatest and most successful south Asian stand-up comedian of all time hasn’t made Russell Peters rest on his laurels. The Canadian trailblazer...