• Thursday, February 22, 2024


Event information correct at the time of going to press


Watch: Perhaps the biggest Bollywood movie of the year, Sultan (above) opens in cinemas on Wednesday (6). The big Eid release sees Salman Khan portraying a wrestler who falls and then goes on a tough road to redemption. Anushka Sharma and Randeep Hooda also star in the mega-budget release, which is expected to clock up huge numbers at the box office.

Date: An under-30s Hindu and Sikh speed dating event is happening at Kanaloa Bar in London on Tuesday (5). There will be a series of speed dates lasting approximately three minutes each, and if there are matches after- wards, organisers will contact you within 48 hours. Spectator tickets are available and hosts are on hand to help. Visit onto www. asiand8events.com to find out more.

Dance: Fans of clas- sical Indian dance can enjoy a bharatanatyam recital by Bala Devi Chandrashekar (right) at Bhavan Centre in London on Sunday (3). The USA-based dancer presents a performance based on Karna, who is one of the most fascinating characters of the Mahabharata. Visit www.bhavan. net for more information.

More dance: A kathak performance from Natalia Hildner takes place at Cecil Sharp House in London on Sunday (3). A part of Mystic Voices Festival, the performance brings to life both the classical and contemporary to reveal the hallmarks of the North Indian dance style. Go to www. cecilsharphouse.org for more details.

Party: Asian Single Solution has teamed up with Bombay Funkadelic for the Summer Fling event at Mary Janes Bar in London on Saturday (2). The evening will commence with a singles event, which has ice-breakers, optional speed-dating and a chance to meet like-minded single Asian professionals from 7.30pm till 10pm. This will then be followed by a Bollywood after-party from 10pm on- wards with music by DJ Shai Guy. Visit www. bombayfunkadelic.com to find out more.

Enjoy: Watch a splendid troupe of professional musicians, singers and dancers led by Kuljit Bhamra perform original pieces inspired by Indo-Caribbean music at Bell Square in Hounslow, London on Saturday (2). It’s an opportunity to see some great out- door performers for free. Log onto www.wa- termans.org.uk for further information.

Laugh: Acclaimed stand-up comedian Paul Sinha presents his latest show Postcards From The Z List at Irish Club in Manchester on Friday (1) and at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday (2). He presents a hilarious look at his own life with situations many will relate to. Go to www.ents24.com for more details.


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