'Do Aur Do Pyar' injects romance and comedy into the mix

“Do Aur Do Pyar'', is an upcoming Indian and romantic comedy film releasing on 19 April 2024. The film stars Vidya Balan, Pratik Gandhi, Ileana D'Cruz and Sendhil Ramamurthy. The film centres on Kavya and Ani, a married couple in their late...

Karan Johar, Guneet Monga collaborate to make French classic 'The Intouchables' in Hindi

After 'Kill', Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment are now collaborating to remake the French comedy classic 'The Intouchables' in Hindi.

Little English and truly South Asian

In the past couple of decades, British Indian films like Bend It Like Beckham and Slumdog Millionaire have not only created a lot of buzz in the South Asian diaspora but have also swept up top awards in the international arena. And yet, the...

South Asians will enjoy revisiting scenic Bangladesh through "Secrets in the Wind"

Rumki Chowdhury was born in Bangladesh and grew up in the USA. She has also lived in the UK and Sweden. With an MA in English Literature from The Queen Mary University of London and a BA in English Writing from The William Paterson University...

Book Review: 'Independence to Freedom'

'Independence to Freedom' is an autobiography based on the story of migration from rural Gujarat to Nairobi, Kenya, and the impact of the struggles for independence from British rule on a traditional Hindu Gujarati family that migrated to London...

“You need to address human and wildlife health together in order to have holistic outcomes”

Conservation and wildlife lovers, businesses and school children supported a very special book launch for an esteemed Ugandan wildlife vet at the Uganda House London. ‘Walking With Gorillas’ by Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka was launched by the Ugandan...

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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