8-year-old girl bags a pivotal role in Akshay Kumar’s next

8-year-old Seher Bhowmick doesn’t speak Hindi but is fluent in Bangla and English. Seher, who is fond of gymnastics, ice skating, judo and acting, is a student of Jupiter Community School, Hemel Hempstead. 

Simbu breaks down during ‘Maanaadu’ pre-release event

In a shocking turn of events, actor Simbu broke into tears while speaking at the pre-release event of his upcoming film ‘Maanaadu’. Without taking names, he claimed that he has been hounded by some people and requested his fans to keep supporting...

We should ALL invest and buy more Indian clothes

Pushpak Sen aka ‘thebongmunda’ on Instagram is a fashion enthusiast by day but a storyteller all-day every day. While Sen does say in his bio that he’s ‘Not here to influence. Okay? Okay.’, speaking exclusively to Asian Voice, Pushpak said,...

Indian Food Culture

Shashi Aggarwal arrived in Birmingham from India on a freezing day in January 1972 wearing just a sari to keep her warm. Knowing no one, Shashi found comfort in using the spices that reminded her of home. Since then, she has gone on to establish...

5 reasons to start journaling now and how

The world has stopped, and we have been presented with the gift of time.  How we choose to use that time is up to us.  Following old habits and expecting a different result, could be defined as ‘insane’.  Let’s try something, take a blank sheet...

Stuck in home! What to read?

As you stew in your room, self-isolating from the world of clubs, pubs and social gatherings with constant negative news around Coronavirus, we bring to you a list of books that might be worth downloading on your Kindle. This might be as good...

Riverdance prepares for UK tour

Preparations are underway for Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show which is set for a UK tour starting from August 26th.

East is East to return to Brum after 25 years

A new revival of the classic play East is East is to return to Birmingham 25 years after premiering at the city’s Repertory Theatre in 1996. Since then, East is East has sold out three London runs, been adapted into a BAFTA award-winning film...

Suitable actors for A Suitable Boy

A Suitable Boy is believed to be the first BBC drama without a British actor, although it has been written by Andrew Davies, 82, who is known for his adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, vanity Fair and Bleak House.

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.

'Fagun fest' unites spirit of Bengal with the heart of London

Bengal Heritage Foundation in association with London Sharad Utsav and British Council organised their second year of “Fagun Fest” with an objective of bringing the soul of Bengal to the heart of London. On Saturday, 22ndFebruary, Bengalis from...

Royal Mint pays tribute to Freddie Mercury's 'Queen'

Britain's Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen. Mercury, born as Farrokh Balsara in Zanzibar was of Parsi origin,...

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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