Dhanush’s debut English film wins international award

Dhanush’s debut in English films was with ‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir’ which was directed by Ken Scott

Tamannaah, Yogi Babu and others to shoot non-stop

Actress Tamannaah was last seen in Seenu Ramasamy’s 'Kanne Kalaimaane' co-starring Udhayanidhi Stalin in the lead

A statement of purpose through art

“Art has a purpose in society… it’s not made to make anyone comfortable. I have long endeavoured to challenge social stereotypes to provoke reaction through my artwork,” says internationally renowned artist Faiza Butt at a Stellar International...

Everythings 13: A Russian Sikh's attempt at Sikh education

In post-Communist Moscow, Sukhmani Kaur was the only white female Russian embracing her faith on her head in the form of a turban as she channelised the Sikhi culture that she had been curious about ever since she was 16 years young and in university.

Meera Dalal suicide: Mother to write book on tragic domestic abuse case

A grieving mother is chronicling the abuse her daughter's ex-boyfriend allegedly inflicted upon her in a new book after a sustained period of physical and emotional abuse led to her committing suicide in 2016.

Book Therapy: Why poetry is one of the most powerful forms of therapy

April is National Poetry Month and naturally a great time to explore the immense therapeutic powers of poetry. Reading and writing poetry both engage our senses along with our emotions, making the art form experiential and hugely effective in...

Rabiah Hussain to receive £10,000 from the Royal Court Theatre

Rabiah Hussain is one of the three writers who has received a fellowship worth £10,000 by the Royal Court Theatre and Kudos. Other winners included Lettie Precious and Ross Willis. This is the first year that the fellowships, which support three...

Essex Indians celebrate Diwali with dance and music

East meets west is a unique concert hosted by Essex Indian community group. Festive spirit, food, fun, cultural programme and hospitality makes it one of the most glamorous Diwali celebrations locally and regionally.

Male BBC stars face pay cut

Following accusations on gender bias in regards to remuneration, as reported in last week's Asian Voice, the BBC's highest earning male stars are facing pay cut as the British corporation attempts to handle the controversy about gender discrimination.

Sanjeev Bhaskar was a telly-loving child

The very talented actor, Sanjeev Bhaskar, who is greatly remembered for his stint on television shows such as Goodness Gracious Me, and The Kumar at No 42, was a child who was addicted to the television.

Bookies offer odds on unsigned artist topping the UK charts in 2018

Bookmakers are beginning to take an interest in the artistic progress of 20 year-old Hertfordshire songstress, Shakila K.. They’re currently offering odds - of, admittedly, 100 to one - that Shakila K.’s latest song will make it into the BBC...

LSU celebrates Tagore's birthday at Nehru Centre

London Sharad Utsav (LSU) celebrated 157th birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore at Nehru Centre, Mayfair London on 11th of May 2018 with much pomp and gaiety. 

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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