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Finding Fatimah – Love in the Digital Era

“….Starring Danny Ashok and Asmara Gabrielle, these singletons’ quest to find love in the digital era of Internet dating takes the audience through a rollercoaster of emotions, often humorous yet enlightening, reminding us that true love is not always exempt from societal created boundaries….” Read my review on Finding Fatimah for the Asian Today here

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Global Arts Kingston goes Bold for Change for International Women’s Day

GAK IWD 2017

“…By recognising and celebrating the inspirational women of Kingston-Upon-Thames whose contribution to social, community and economic areas of the borough, Global Arts Kingston echoed its own voice to #BeBoldForChange!…” Read all about Global Arts Kingston International Women’s Day event in The Asian Today

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19th London Asian Film Festival Opening Gala – Memories Beyond Borders

“…Written and directed by John Upchurch, Mango Dreams follows the journey of Indian resident Dr Amit Singh, a post partition child witness, to return to a place he once called home…” Read my review on the 19th London Asian Film Festival’s Opening Gala for The Asian Today

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Dadism – Parenting NOT Babysitting!

Jason Kavan in Dadism

…”Dadism cleverly narrates the daunting aspect of the pregnancy process through the eyes of a first time father, as he slowly watches his identify change from name to noun and sometimes sheer invisibility, a fear that I’m sure must resonate amongst many new fathers..” Read my review of Anjali Mya Chadha’s one man show, Dadism, […]

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Kathak’s Rising Star – Shyam Dattani

“…Dance for me is the purest expression of one’s character. A dancer’s true nature really shows on stage, and that is the beauty of art, especially Kathak..” Read my full interview with Kathak’s rising star, Shyam Dattani, who is part of BBC Four’s Young Dancers 2017 competition in the South Asian category final, exclusively for the […]

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The Fast and the Furious – Karva Chauth

…”At the age of 15, I was told by undertaking the Jaya Parvati fast, God would bless me with my rich Prince Charming (P.S Dear God, I think mine got lost somewhere on the way!)…” Does Karva Chauth hold significance today to the 21st century woman? Read my latest feature here in The Asian Today Originally […]

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The Silent Cry

….I cannot fathom what drove a young boy, with a bright future, to such despair that he felt that ending his own life was the only escape route from being bullied. … Do we talk about bullying enough? Read my new feature here in The Asian Today featuring the BBC Radio London discussion on this topic.

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Draupadi Disrobed

“Is forcing more constraints on what a woman may wear or not wear making her daily life any easier??” Read my new feature Draupadi Disrobed for The Asian Today here. Originally published here.

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The Half Sikh Woman

..” What is that I do or don’t do daily that would make me any less Gujarati or Sikh? Is my namesake my only identity and true definition of who I am or what my cultural beliefs are?..” Read The Half Sikh Woman published in here The Asian Today Originally published here

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Let me eat my cake!

“…Birthdays, for me personally, have a weird way of elevating different emotions. Where there is the excitement and buzz of celebration and merriment, the silent reminder of the not-so-slow ageing process can just as equally dampen that joy…” Read the full article on the perils of hitting 30+ in the award winning The Asian Today […]

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