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£350,000 funding boost for Leicester’s Asian theatre producing company Phizzical

3 hours ago

We are super excited to announce that Arts Council England is investing more than £350,000 in Phizzical for a national tour of Bring on the Bollywood. This fun family experience is also a finalist for the Best Theatre Production at this year’s Asian Media Awards. 

The money from Arts Council’s Strategic Touring programme will enable us to perform this vibrant romantic comedy at theatres, including Vivacity Key Theatre, Hall for Cornwall and The New Wolsey.  Bring on the Bollywood is being produced in partnership with the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry, where the research and development for first run of the show took place earlier this year before it opened to rave reviews from local audiences.

The Asian Media Awards showcase the very best talent working in Asian media and creative industries. The winners will be announced on the 27 October at The Hilton, Manchester.

Phizzical easily justifies its name: it fizzes and whizzes, »

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Rock On 2 Music Review

6 hours ago

I have been a fan of Magik since I heard the first notes of ‘Rock On!!’ hit my speakers! I loved the songs and loved the movie even more when Rock On!! hit theaters in 2008. Now Magik is back in the sequel Rock On!!2 and I couldn’t be more excited.

Once again Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal and Purab Kohli are back taking center stage and this time Shraddha Kapoor and Shashank Arora have joined the band. Now we have only seen a very intriguing teaser but we do know that we can’t wait to watch the film when it hits the stage on November 11th!

Bringing the rock music back again are the ever cool and fabulous Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy. For vocals, Farhan Akhtar is back singing lead and what is cool is that Shraddha Kapoor also takes the mike. So does Magik still rock? Read on to find out! »

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Amol Parashar – Mapping A New Avataar

8 hours ago

Does the debonair model in the Tanishq, McDowell’s No.1, Cadbury Silk, Bourbon, Mentos, Good Knight, Vodafone and Lay’s television commercial ring a bell? The name known to many is Amol Parashar.

Well it seems like the versatile pin-up poster lad who is synonymous with the goofy boyish personna has decided to shock and awe his fans once again who seem to increasing by the dozen. Creating a distinct identity for himself in the web series and short films domain, Amol has earned critical acclaim for his phenomenal performance in Tvf Tripling, Azad and Mama’s Boy.

After stunning audiences in movies like Rocket Singh, Babloo Happy Hai and Traffic, Amol embarks on a brand new bi-lingual film titled Disco 82 directed by the new age director Karan Darra.

Shedding his teenage allure, Amol has taken his love for experimentation a tad bit seriously for his role in the film »

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