Alia Bhatt: I'm working towards looking more feminine

Alia Bhatt who embarked on a break soon after the release of 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' earlier this year, is returning to work later this month as she kicks off Meghna Gulzar's 'Raazi'.

'VIP 2' more stylish than 'VIP': Amala Paul

Actress Amala Paul says the second instalment in the Tamil film 'VIP' franchise will be more stylish than the first part.

Rare pencil portrait of Gandhi fetches £32,500 at auction

A rare pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, drawn from life and inscribed by him in 1931, was auctioned in London on Tuesday for £32,500, about four times its estimated price. In addition to the portrait, a collection of handwritten letters by...

Science Museum set to celebrate global impact of India’s scientists and photographers

To celebrate 70 years of India-UK relationship and year of culture, this autumn, the Science Museum will present an international perspective on the remarkable contributions of the Indian subcontinent to global science and culture over the last...

Book Review

"Britain's Anglo-Indians" - author Rochelle AlmeidaPour yourself a mango juice and sit back to savour a most informative and interesting book on a little-known mixed race community created in bygone times in India by the union of European male...

Names of aspiring BAME authors announced

Penguin Random House, the publishing group, has announced a shortlist of 12 writers to take part in their WriteNow mentoring programme.

Youth bring Hindu epic The Ramayana to life

Fast-rising actor and youth director Bhavik Parmar appears as the monkey God, Hanuman, in The Ramayana, the Hindu epic. I caught up with him and the production’s director Daniel Tyler to find out more about them and the production.

Indian Dances portrayed at Oxford Carnival

The 17 year-old Cowley Road Carnival is best known for its themed processions, workshops, and music & dance stages. This year it has attracted over 50,000 providing an incredible atmosphere. Since most of the carnivals are usually dominated...

Indian-Israeli actress to star in Casualty

Nicole Abraham, has just bagged herself a role in BBC One's emergency medical drama series, Casualty. This was followed by her stint in another medical drama, Doctors.

Anita Rani leaves Strictly Come Dancing

The TV presenter of the show Countryfile, Anita Rani, had made it to the semi-finals of Strictly Come Dancing, however failed to reach the finals as the Radio 3 presenter, Katie Derham, and her dance partner, Anton du Beke secured a place in...

Osman Mir- the Pride of Gujarat performs in UK

The legendary Gujarati folk singer Osman Mir –widely known as the “Pride of Gujarat” – rocked the UK last weekend with a series of vibrant performances.

Osman Mir – the Pride of Gujarat visiting UK

The legendary Gujarati folk singer Osman Mir –widely known at the “Pride of Gujarat” – is visiting the UK for a series of sell-out shows this weekend.

Brick Lane Circle launches pilot project book, “Knowing One Another”

On Monday 20th April 2015, the Rich Mix in Bethnal Green played host to the Brick Lane Circle, where they launched the book, “Knowing One Another” under their publication and funded by the Big Lottery Fund. There are several authors who have contributed towards the content of the book, looking at diverse cultural attributes and traits, ranging from backgrounds such as Ugandan, Pakistani and Moroccan.


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