Am honoured to do a film with Sachin - Rahman

With 'Kaatru Veliyidai' releasing to full houses across the country, music maestro AR Rahman is just relieved that he did his job well

Today's actresses need to learn on how to be friends: Salman

Actor Salman Khan believes that actresses today need to learn from yesteryear divas on how to be friends with their peers.

India's Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain

The links between Gujarat and Redbridge stretch back over 400 years. In 1615, when Sir Thomas Roe of Woodford secured a base for London’s East India Company on the coast of Gujarat, the region became the first point of contact between Britain...

Anish Kapoor and the English National Opera

The English National Opera’s new play Tristan and Isolde at the London coliseum opened recently. However, its not just the actors performance grabbing the attention of the audience but also designer Anish Kapoor’s exquisite set designs. Among...

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.

Launching the Timeless Treasures

Timeless Treasures – a heavy, coffee table book on the material culture of regal Indian weddings was launched amidst great pomp and grandeur at the Natural History Museum, by London based publisher Rutland Hall. 

Guards at the Taj to showcase at the opening of new Bush theatre

Pulitzer prize finalist Rajiv Joseph's book Guards at the Taj will be showcased at the opening of the newly refurbished Bush Theatre in London. Award-winning architects Haworth Tompkins has turned an old 20th Century library into a fully accessible,...

Kathak kaleidoscope presented in London

A delightful Kathak showcase by about 30 students of Ashwini Kalsekar was presented at Watermans Art Theatre recently. The performance began with a presentation by very young performers and concluded with an exquisite dance on Shiva called Rudra,...

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...

M.I.A to curate Meltdown festival at Southbank

M.I.A is to curate the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival from Friday 9 – Sunday 18 June this year.Sri Lankan born, London bred Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (aka M.I.A.) will showcase emerging and established artists from across the world...

London to witness a classical odyssey- a musical offering to maestro Ravi Shankar

“A Classical Odyssey” is a musical offering to maestro Ravi Shankar , the global phenomenon in Classical music. The tribute concert features a solo performance by his daughter the sitar doyenne Anoushka Shankar. Anoushka is credited with many...

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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