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Love Express- DJ Aashiqui

DJ Aashiqui will romance you through three hours of the very best romantic tracks. Love is definitely in the airwaves! Share your love stories and views.

About DJ Aashiqui:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things what would they be?

- My family, a mansion( fully kitted out with furniture, food, clothes etc.) and a helicopter/ yacht/ collection of super cars.

Favourite childhood memory?

-My Grandfather and his pigeons

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?

- My Grandad and Grandma as my Grandad passed away before i was born and my Grandma after i was born.

What always puts a smile on your face?

Hey! Didn’t you know my middle name’s ‘Smiler’? If anything i’m the one who puts a smile on other people’s faces…they call me the ‘rounki banda’ of the family!

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality tv show which one would it be and why?

- India’s Got Talent -as there’s no age limit for contestants, singing, music, dance, impersonation, puppetry and illusion are all common areas of talent; any talent is allowed to compete. My plus factor i have a bit of Simon Cowells glint (wink wink)!

What’s your guilty pleasure?

-Sandals/ Shoes & strawberries and cream.

Do you have an odd talent?

- Not that I know of?

What would you spend £1000 on?

The latest gadgets and my favourite charities

What’s your favourite drink?

-Sprite/ 7UP

If Bollywood made a film of your life which actor/ actress would you want to play you?

- Sonakshi Sinha

Which super power would you like to have?

- Invisibilty

What book should everyone read?

- Marriage material by Sathnam Sanghera

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

-Vanilla

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Egg and toast

Favourite meal to eat?

- steak with mashed potatoes and vegetables.

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- White

Who’s the last person you  called?

-BFF

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?

-Imran Caan

 

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XL Morning Show – Sangeeta

Tune in on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings with Sangeeta to hear health tips and short stories combined with all your favourite hits. Catch up with all the latest Bollywood releases and find out what you can go see in your local cinema.

About Sangeeta:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things what would they be?

A good book, food and water.

Favourite childhood memory?

- Having fun with my sisters and school friends.

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?

- Big B (Amitabh Bacchan), he has had such a long distinguished career in indian cinema – a living legend.

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Radio XL presenters of course!

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality tv show which one would it be and why?

- Don’t watch any

Whats your guilty pleasure?

- Cream cakes and milk chocolate

What would you sepnd £1000 on?

- Jewellery or clothes.

Whats your favourite drink?

- Baileys Irish cream – yum.

If Bollywood made a film of your life which actor/actress would you want to play you?

- Juhi Chawla or Madhuri Dixit

Which super power would you like to have?

- None, too dangerous

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Cookies and cream

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Full english brekky (with veggie sausages) or gobi parathas.

Favourite meal to eat?

-I love food so have many favourites but a masala dosa is one of my top five

Who was the last person you called?

- My sister in Cheshire

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?

- uhmm…

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Geet Mala – Ashok

Enjoy music from the yesteryears with Ashok, taking you back with songs from the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s.

About Ashok:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things what would they be?

- Water, CD’S and phone.

Favourite childhood memory?

- Being looked after by Naani Ji.

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?

- Dharmadarji - my favourite star

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Chatting with friends

What would you spend £1000 on?

- Charity and the needy 

What is your favourite drink?

- Brandy..

Whats your star sign?

- Scorpio

If Bollywood made a film of your life which bollywood star would you want to play you?

- Amitabh Bachan

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Strawberry

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- It used to be parathas now its toast

Favourite meal to eat?

- Saag and malchu roti

Which Radio XL presenter would you like to co host one show with?

- Sanjay Dass

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Chandani Raatein – Haider

About Haider :

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?
- Lots of water, food and my best friend.

Favourite childhood memory?
- Playing with my cousins and getting upto naughty things

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?
-Abdul Sartar Edie (Charity worker)

What always puts a smile on your face?
- My mom

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality tv show, which one would it be and why?
- Malika Aurora

What’s your guilty pleasure?
-Its a secret… You shall never know!

Do you have an odd talent?
- There’s nothing odd about me!

What would you spend £1000 on?
- CD’s to add to my music collection

What’s your favourite drink?
-Banana milkshake

If Bollywood made a film of your life which actor/ actress would you want to play you?
-Salman Khan

Which super power would you like to have?
- To be able to read people’s minds and hearts

What book should everyone read?
- A History book

If you were a superhero what would your name be?
-Haider

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
-Mango

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- Omlette on toast

Favourite meal to eat?
- Chicken and fish

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Brown bread

Who’s the last person you called?
- My best friend

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co-host one show with?
- Amii K

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Bhooli Bisri Yaadein – Bash

Take a trip down memory lane, 2 hours of melodious, golden classics from the 40s, 50s and 60s

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Punjabi Programme – Bhajan Germany

Bhajan Germany presents Punjabi music traditional and modern and of course plenty of punjabi ‘gup shup’!

About Bhajan:

Favourite childhood memory?

- Playing Hockey

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Comedy

What would you spend £1000 on ?

- Charity and the needy

What’s your favourite drink?

-Tea

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Vanilla

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Cereal

What’s your favourite meal?

- Anything vegetarian

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?

- Sam Sagoo

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Mirpuri Programme – Shafiq

About Shafiq:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?
- Food, water and swimming trunks

Favourite childhood memory?
- I was a naughty kid at home, my mum had to deal with it

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?
- Amitabh Bachchan – I’m a big fan

What always puts a smile on your face?
- A funny joke

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality tv show, which one would it be and why?
-Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, I love music

Do you have an odd talent?
-I can do a lot of things one handed. People don’t realise that.

What would you spend £1000 on?
- Good clothes

What’s your favourite drink?
- Ribena

Which super power would you like to have?
-To be able to run really fast like the 6 million dollar man.

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
- Strawberry

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
-Egg on toast

Favourite meal to eat?
-Lamb Bhuna

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Both

Who was the last person you called?
- My home carer

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?
- Vicky Gill

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Late Night Show – Johno

Johno hosts the Monday edition of The late night show, with all the latest sounds on the Bollywood, Bhangra and Desi Urban/ R&B scenes.

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Khushrang – Navi

Join Navi for her ‘Khushrang’ programme, a mixture of jokes, funny poetry, music and masti of course!

About Navi:

If  you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things what would they be?

- A solar powered mobile phone, a knife and a boat so I can make my way back.

Favourite childhood memory?

- Playing with my friends and siblings without a care in the world.

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?

- Ahmed Faraz. His poetry amazes me, the more i read, the more I would’ve liked to have met him.

Whats always puts a smile on your face?

- A little baby

If you could be a judge on any indian reality t v show which one would it be and why?

- A Singing Show. I love muisc and i love watching young talent singing, especially classical music.

What is your guilty pleasure?

- Chocolates and mithai

Do you have an odd talent?

- DIY

What would you spend £1000 on?

- Expensive perfumes, make up and a lovely piece of diamond jewellery.

What’s your favourite drink?

- A hot cup of masala chai!

If Bollywood made a film of your life which actor/ actress would play you?

- Aishwariya Rai or Kajal, in case one of them is busy!

Which super power would you like to have?

- I would like to have a power which lets me see people’s true colours. That way i can let the world know who they really are.

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Cookie dough

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Aloo ke parathe with dahi, butter and garama garam cup of chai!

Favourite meal to eat?

- Pizza, pizza and more pizza, I love it!

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

Who was the last person you called?

- My dad

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?

- No one in particular but maybe something that could be considered for the future.

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Ek Sawal – JD

Tune in to Ek Sawal on Mondays with your very own JD, discuss and voice your opinions on social and political topics, featuring 90′s classics.

As well as Ek Sawal JD also presents the well known Radio XL asian news, bringing you all the latest news stories from India and Pakistan.

I have been presenting at Radio XL from Jan 2003

My Program: Requests and commercials

What do you do when you are not working? I enjoy writing in my own time. I have written for various magazines and newspapers along with a few books

What is the one thing in the world that you can’t live without? Humour! I love good jokes and laughing – to keep people in a cheery mood.

My favourite food and drink : My favourite food has definitely got to be Shami Kabbab and Kofta -nothing beats water to drink.

My favourite place in the world : Mecca / Sandi Arabia

Favorite color : Black

Star sign : Aries

How did you get into Presenting?
Although I have enjoyed a life time in the media arts I was influenced by a colleague into radio presenting.

What do you treasure most in life? My health and love.

Anything else interesting about yourself?
I organise and help coverage events for children with various disabities.

What’s been the highlight of your career so far?
That’s difficult to say, probably when I won the best comedy actor award for theatre (1990).

Best and worst experience so far on air:
Yet to come.

From the past, present and future who do you want to meet?
Whaeed Murrad Mohammed Ali, Ali Ijaz (Lollywood) Kadar Khan (Bollywood)

Your favourite song: Anything from the Ghazal genre

What makes you different from everyone else: What makes me unique is that I can make you laugh and cry at the same time.

Motto of live: Trust No One.

 

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Moonlight Show – Khalil Ahmed

The moonlight show with Khalil – a relaxing selection of music including listener’s choice.

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Afternoon Music – Kiran

About Kiran

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things what would they be?

- Ipad, gym gear and my phone

Favourite childhood memory?

- Visiting the Golden Temple.

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?

- Richard Gere – so I could be his pretty woman.

What always puts a smile on your face?

-Sunshine

If you could be a judge on any indian reality tv show which one would it be and why?

- Big Boss

What is your guilty pleasure?

- Cake

Do you have an odd talent?

- I cook!

What would you spend £1000 on?

- A spa weekend

What is your favourite drink?

- Lassi

If Bollywood made a film of your life which actor/ actress would you want to play you?

- Younger me – Mahima Chaudry, Now- Dimple Kapadia

Which super power would you like to have?

-Invisibility

What book should everyone read?

- The Secret

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

- Special K

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Strawberry

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Porridge

Favourite meal to eat?

- Salmon with mixed veg

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

Who’s the last person you called?

- My best friend

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?

- Vicky Gill

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Ek Sawal – Haider

Tune in to Ek Sawal every Friday  with Haider discuss and voice your opinions on social and political topics, featuring a mixture of classics and modern music.

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Ek Sawal – Dr Amjid Aziz

Call in live to the Radio XL studio to discuss and voice your opinions on serious topics with Dr Amjid Aziz. Tune in for music from the yesteryears.

About Dr Amjid:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things what would they be ?
- Salt, Water and a measuring tape.

Favourite childhood memory?
- Being over protective of my younger brother.

The person you would most like to meet and why ?
- My Kindergarten teacher, she has been a superb friend, mentor and counselor.

What always puts a smile on your face?
- My 2 year old niece

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality show which one would it be?
- Im not a big fan of Indian reality Tv shows, so i would rather avoid them altogether.

What is your guilty pleasure?
- A whole box of Ferrero Rocher (24 pieces) and a steaming mug of coffee.

Do you have an odd talent?
- I am just your regular next door guy – that happens to be a GP. There’s nothing odd about me.

What would you spend £1000 on?
- A new doctors bag.

What is your favourite drink?
- Any flavoured Starbucks coffee.

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
-Hazelnut Praline

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- French toasts with masala chai.

Favourite meal to eat?
- Biryani or korma (but it has to be my own cooking) served with naan bread.

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Definately white, brown only if its a seeded bread.

Who’s the last person you called?- My brother

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co – host one show with?

- Dr Shabana Anjum Kazmi

 

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Show – Peter P

Peter P brings you the Tuesday Late Night show, with all the latest sounds from Bollywood, Bhangra and Desi Urban/ R& B scenes.

About Peter P

If you were on a dessert island and could only have 3 things what would they be ?
- My phone, a kindle/e-reader loaded with thousands of books and a radio world band radio.

Favourite childhood memory?
- Getting my first bike.

The person you would most like to meet and why ?
- Mahatma Ghandi, and to talk about how he managed to take on the British Empire non-violently.

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality show which one would it be?
- India’s got talent

What is your guilty pleasure?
- Chocolate

Do you have an odd talent?
- I’m a poet, which people don’t expect from me.

What would you spend £1000 on?
- DJ equipment

What is your favourite drink?
- Both tea and coffee

Which super power would you like to have?
- Mind reading

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
- Vanilla

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- Cereal

Favourite meal to eat?
- Roti and chicken curry

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Brown

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Gujarati Programme – Himat Chauhan

An hour of beautiful Gujarati music, news and info especially for our Gujarati listeners brought to you by Himat Chauhan.

About Himat:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?
- Water, a desert vehicle and shades.

Favourite childhood memory?
-Plenty

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?
-A wise man to guide me

What always puts a smile on your face?
- A good joke

If you could be  a judge on any Indian reality tv show which one would it be and why?
- None

Do you have an odd talent:
- Singing

What would you spend £1000 on?
- A holiday

What’s your favourite drink?
- Passion Fruit Juice

Which super power would you like to have?
- Invisibility

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
- Vanilla or pistachio

What book should everyone read?
- One that gives you knowledge.

What’s the last film you saw in the cinema?
- 12 Years a Slave

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- Parathas

Favourite meal to eat?
- Prawns

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
-Don’t mind

Who was the last person you called?
- A family member

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?
-Sam Sagoo

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Ek Sawal – Naureen

Discussions continued with Naureen, your chance to call in and have your opinion heard on important social issues.

About Naureen:

If you were on a a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?

- Water, glasses and my mobile

Favourite childhood memory?

- My friends

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?

- My father for his love and affection

What’s your guilty pleasure?

- Cream cakes

What would you spend £1000 on?

- Charity work

What’s your favourite drink?

- Apple juice

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Chocolate

What book should everybody read?

- Pride and Prejudice

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Bran flakes

Favourite meal?

- Meat curry and rice

Do you prefer white or  brown bread?

- Brown

Who was the person you called?

- My son

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co host one show with?

Ex presenter – Inderjit

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Bhooli Bisri Yaadein – Ashok

Take a trip down memory lane, 2 hours of melodious, golden classics from the 40s, 50s and 60s

 

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Bollywood Top Ten

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#1 – Gerua

Vocals: Arijit Singh, Antara Mitra

From the film Dilwale starring Sharukh Khan and Kajol.

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#2 – Deewani Mastani

Vocals: Shreya Ghoshal, Ganesh Chandanshive

From the film Bajirao Mastani starring Ranvir Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone.

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#3 – Janam Janam

Vocals: Arijit Singh, Antara Mitra

From the film Dilwale, starring Sharukh Khan and Kajol.

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#4 – Wajah Tum Ho

Vocals: Armaan Malik

From the film Hate Story 3 starring Karan Singh Grover, Sharman Joshi and  Zarine Khan.

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#5 – Tu Mere Paas

Vocals:Ankit Tiwari

From the film Wazir starring Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar.

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#6- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Vocals: Shreya Ghoshal

From the film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, starring Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor.

 

 

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#7 – Sanam Re

Vocals: Mithoon, Arijit Singh

From the film Sanam Re, starring Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam.

 

 

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#8 – Soch Na Sake

Vocals: Amaal Malik, Arijit Singh, Tulsi Kumar

From the film Airlift, starring Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur.

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#9 – Gulaabo

Vocals: Vishal Dadlani, Anusha Mani

From the film Shaandaar starring Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.

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#10 – Pinga

Vocals: Shreya Ghoshal, Vaishali Made

From the film Bajrao Mastani starring Ranvir Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone.

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Saath Saath Ghazal Night

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East End Mela 2014

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Shobha’s Starcity Opening

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Radio XL’s 18th Birthday

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