Shows / Presenters

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Saturday Breakfast Show – Gee Kaur

Wake up to the Saturday Breakfast show with your desi kuri: Gee Kaur

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The Bhangra Show – Manpreet Darroch

A selection of strictly Punjabi music featuring Bhangra and Punjabi folk music from the golden years to modern hits. Tune in for artist interviews, quizzes and of course listeners requests on ‘The Bhangra Jukebox’.

 

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Sports Show – Bash

Football or cricket fanatic? Stay updated with all the latest sports news  and gossip with your very own Bash including live updates of scores and match results.

About Bash:

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

- Music, humour and my partner

Favourite childhood memory?

- Watching Amitabh Bachan and listening to Kishore Kumar

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

- Mohammed Ali the boxer – to learn boxing the professional way

What always puts a smile on your face?

- A smile

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 watching people sing

Whats your guilty pleasure?

- Junk food

Do you have an odd talent?

- I’m a singer

What would you spend £1000 on?

Helping others

What’s your favourite drink?

- Water

Whats the last film you saw in cinema?

- Toy story 3 lol

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

- Jeetendra ( but 30 years ago lol)

Which super power would you like to have?

- The power to win someone’s heart

What boom should everyone read?

- Gone with the window

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

- Captain Bash

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Parathe and tea.

Favourite meal to eat?

- Spicy fish and naan

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

Who’s the last person you called?

-Shabbir Kumar

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

- Alvina

 

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Bollywood Show – Priya Rana

Priya Rana brings you the official Radio XL Bollywood Show. Three hours of pure bollywood music featuring the Top 10 Bollywood chart and the latest news stories from B-Town.

About Priya:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?
- Mirror, Chocolate and water.

Favourite childhood memory?
- Dancing to Jeetendra songs

Person you would most like to meet and why?
- Gerard Butler (Obvious reasons he’s very handsome)

What always puts a smile one your face?
- My niece and nephew

If you could be  a judge on any Indian reality tv show which one would it be and why?
- Nach Baliye, I love dancing

What’s your guilty pleasure?
- Chocolate

Do you have an odd talent?
- I have double jointed arms and can bend them back

What would you spend £1000 on?
- A handbag

Whats your favourite drink?
-Tea tea tea

If Bollywood made a film of your life which actress would you want to play you?
- Kareena Kapoor

Which super power would you like to have?
- The power to read minds

What book should everyone read?
- The Secret – Rhada Byrne

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

Favourite flavour of ice-cream?
- Raspberry

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
-Belvita breakfast biscuits or yoghurt

Favourite meal to eat?
Any veg indian dish

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Brown

Who was the last person you called?
- My best friend Bali

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co-host one show with?
- All of them!

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Ek Sawal – JD

Tune in to Ek Sawal on Mondays and Tuesdays 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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Amrit Vani – Amarjeet

Three hours of devotional music with Amarjeet plus interviews and discussions.

About Amarjeet:

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

- Water, music and books.

Favourite childhood memory?

- When I came first in exams at school.

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

- Harbhajan Maan, he’s my favourite singer

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Achieving my goals

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

- Nach Baliye because I love dancing

What’s your guilty pleasure?

- Chocolate and most sweet things

Do you have an odd talent?

- None

What would you spend £1000 on?

- Charity and people in need

Whats’ your favourite drink?

- Masala Tea

If Bollywood made a film of you which actor/ actress would you like to play you?

- Madhuri Dixit

Which super power would you like to have?

- To rid the world of all poverty.

What book should everyone read?

- The secret

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

- My own name, Amarjeet because ‘Amar’ means forever and ‘Jeet’ means victory.

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Tutti Fruity

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Fresh fruit

Favourite meal to eat?

 - Any vegetarian meal with salad.

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ab Aayega Mazaa – Rajesh

Stay entertained with Rajesh on Saturday evenings  where the mantra literally is ‘Ab Aayega Maza’.

A packed 3 hour show which includes the weekly ‘Sach Ya Jhut’ competition . An hour of mellow music, along with three classic tracks in ‘Yaadon Ka Safar’. Rounded up in the third hour with songs choices provided by You the listener, based on the given Theme of the week.

All this plus lots of cheeky banter and a healthy mix of recent and brand new music.

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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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Aaina – Shabana Kazmi

From 6-8pm every weekday request any song you desire while listening to the charming Dr Shabana Kazami.

About Shabana:

What Is your favourite childhood memory?

- When I was young one day my mum had’t made rice for me to eat and I refused to eat anything else until my father came home. I waited without any food all day so I could see my fathers reaction to my mother letting me starve all day.

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Seeing happy children and children that can make me laugh.

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

- I don’t watch them

What would you spend £1000 on?

- I’d give it all to charity

What is your favourite drink?

-Chai from the Chaiwala

Favourit thing to eat for breakfast?

- Shortbread and tea

Favourite meal to eat?

- Any dhal and rice with green chillies

White bread or brown bread?

- Both

Who was the last prson you called ?

- My friend Noreen

Which radio presenter would you most like to co-host a show with ?

- I would love to do a massive show with as many presenters as we can fit in the studio.

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Friday Night Show – Sanjay Dass

Sanjay Dass brings you the Friday edition of The late night show, with all the latest sounds on the Bollywood, Bhangra and Desi Urban/ R& B scenes.

About Sanjay:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?
- My phone, macbook and speakers (loud ones!)

Favourite childhood memory?
- Recieving a letter through the post saying I had won a competition I entered, I won a family holiday to Pontins. I was so pleased, I was even in the local newspaper!

Who’s the person you would like to meet most and why?
- Meeting the Queen would be on the money!  She reminds me of my Nanni lol.

What always puts a smile on your face?
-The sunshine!

If you could be a judge on any Indian reality tv show which one would it be and why?
-I don’t watch indian reality tv shows, sorry! If I had to choose though, it would be the Indian X Factor (does that even exist?)

What’s your guilty pleasure?
- Hands down, it has to be chocolate.

Do you have an odd talent?
- Yes, I’m a radio presenter!

What would you spend £1000 on?
- A holiday to New York, the most amazing city in the world.

What’s your favourite drink?
- Soft drink or alcoholic? If its a soft drink i would say Rubicon mango ( I have such a sweet tooth) As for alcoholic, well, where do we start?! My favourite is probably Jonnie Walker Double Black or Disserano.

If Bollywood made a film of your life, which actor/actress would you want to play you?
- Hmm thats a toughie! Well it has to be someone who shares similar traits to myself, so they would have to be dashing and handsome! So I pick Hrithik Roshan.

Which super power would you like to have?
-I would love to be able to fly (I have dreams that I can you know!)

What book should everyone read?
-I need to read more, I listen to too much music to read.

If you were a superhero, what would your name be?
-Supersonic Sanj!

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
- Cornish..mmmmmm!

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- Aloo wale parathe with dhai, oh yes!

Favourite meal to eat?
- Nando’s

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Neither, I prefer wholemeal

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

 

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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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Sanjha Punjab – Raj Kaur

Raj Kaur presents Punjabi music from a range of Indian and Pakistani artists as well as local punjabi talent. Riddles, inspirational stories and some quality  punjabi ‘gup shup’!

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Navrang – Manjeet Rai

The daily Navrang show with Manjit Rai is an essential for anyone who loves poetry, recipes, desi health tips and an all round general chit chat, and who said the music stops here? Enjoy a great selection of Punjabi and Bollywood classics from Gurdas Maan to Malkit Singh with a few modern songs mixed in.

About Manjeet:

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

- Water, Glasses and food.

Favourite childhood memory?

- School plays

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

- Barack Obama – he’s inteligent and inspirational

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Holidays

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

What’s your guilty pleasure?

- Indian sweets

Do you have an odd talent?

- Singing

What would spend £1000 on?

- Holidays

What’s your favourite drink?

- Fresh juice, early in the morning.

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

- Madhuri Dixit

Which superpower would you like to have?

- Invisibility

What book should everyone read?

- Laughter is the best Medicine

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

Strawberry

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Brown bread toast with jam

Favourite meal?

- Curry chawal and roti

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

Who was the last person you called?

- My Nephew

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

- Sam Sagoo

 

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Ek Sawal – Sunita

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

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Late Night Show – Reena

Reena brings you Thursday ‘s edition of The late night show, with all the latest sounds on the Bollywood, Bhangra and Urban scenes.

About Reena:

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

-Water, books & hope

Favourite childhood memory?

-Playing with my teddies.

Person you would most like to meet and why?

-I would love to meet the Dalai Lama. He seems like he would be so interesting to talk to.

What always puts a smile on your face?

-Seeing my loved ones happy

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

-Big Boss ! I would be a judge because this programme is full of characters.

What is your guilty pleasure?

-Gol Gappay

Do you have an odd talent?

-I can move my ears without touching them!

What would you spend £1000 on?

-Holiday , love travelling

What is your favourite drink?

-Lilt

Whats the last film you saw in the cinema?

-Baar Baar Dekho

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

-Kareena Kapoor

Which super power would you like to have?

-Flying

What book should everyone read?

-The book of life

If you were a superhero, what would your name be?

-Wonder Woman

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

-Mint choc chip

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

-Crossaint  with strawberry jam

Favourite meal to eat?

-Roast Dinner

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

-Both

-Who is the last person you called?

- Sister

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

-Sanjay Dass

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Early Morning Show- Atif Masood

About Atif:

If you were on a desert island and could only have 3 things, what would they be?
-Water, food and my mobile

Favourite childhood memory?
- Bunking school

Who’s the person you would most like to meet and why?
-Katrina Kaif, to see her innocent face

What always puts a smile on your face?
- Helping others

If you could be a judge on any indian reality tv show, which one would it be and why?
- Not interested

What’s your guilty pleasure?
-Flirting, sometimes

Do you have an odd talent?
-Not really

What would you spend £1000 on?
-Decorating my room

What’s your favourite drink?
-Used to be coca cola but now its Sprite.

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

Which super power would you like to have?
-Becoming invisible

What book should everyone read?
-Quran

If you were a superhero what would your name be?
-Whatever my real name is, in this case Atif

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
-Crunchie McFlurry

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- French toast

Favourite meal to eat?
- Chicken donner or mutton biryani

Do you prefer white or brown bread?
- Medium

Who’s the last person you called?
-Personal

Which Radio XL presenter would you most like to co-host one show with?
- Sunita, Vicky and Khalil Ahmed

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Ek Sawal – Atif

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

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Breakfast Show – Gee Kaur

Wake up to a ‘Desi Nashta’  with your favourite Desi Kuri, Gee Kaur.  Stay up to date with all the important news stories and gossip, from classics to fresh new music and even some comical banter to liven up that morning jouney to work or school.

About  Gee:

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

- A boat, my phone and water

Favourite childhood memory?

- My Birthday

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

- God, so i could feel or see his presence.

What always puts a smile on your face?

- My mother, music, prayers, god and meeting wonderful people.

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

- India has Talent Dance show as I enjoy and have a passion to see people’s talent. I enjoy dancing myself.

What is your guilty pleasure?

- Lots of butter in a plate full of saag (calories lol)

Do you have an odd talent?

- I do random dance moves to random songs

What would you spend £1000 on?

- Ummm depends on what I need at the time; outfit, saree, suit, shoes, handbags…

What is your favourite drink?

- Badam milk, Green Tea or traditional masala tea

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

- I would like to play myself and be my own character to share my most profound journeys in life

Which super power would you like to have?

- Angelic powers to protect or save people

What book should everyone read?

- The Secret

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

- Desi Kuri Superhero

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Coconut

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- On a Sunday gobi/ mooli pronteh

Favourite meal to eat?

- Sarso da saag with lots of butter

Do you prefer white or brown bread

- Brown

Who was the last person you called?

- My beautiful Mummy Ji.

 

 

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Bollywood Top Ten

Cheez Badi

#1 – Cheez Badi

Vocals: Udit Narayan and Neha Kakkar

From the film Machine starring Mustafa and Kiara Advani

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#2 – Badri Ki Dulhania

Vocals: Dev Negi, Neha Kakkar, Monali, Thakur and Ikka

From the film Badrinath Ki Dulhania,, starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt

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#3 – Laila Main Laila

Vocals:Pawni Pandey

From the film Raees, starring Shahrukh Khan and Mahira Khan

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#4 – Ok Jaanu

Vocals: A.R.Rahman and Srinidhi Venkatesh

From the film Ok Jaanu starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapur

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#5 – Tum Bin

Vocals: Ankit Tiwari

From the film Tum Bin 2, starring Neha Sharma, Aditya Seal and Aashim Gulati

 

 

 

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#6 – Kaabil Hoon

Vocals: Jubin Nautiyal, Palak Muchhal

From the film Kaabil, starring Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautum.

 

 

 

 

 

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#7 – Karke Dua

Vocals: Javed Ali

From the film Luv Shuv Pyar Vyar starring GAK and Dolly Chawla

 

 

 

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#8 – The Breakup Song

Vocals:Arijit Singh, Badshah,Jonita Gandhi & Nakash Aziz

From the film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,  Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma

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#9 – Rog Jaane

Vocals:Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Palak Muchchal

From the film Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana , starring Vivaan Shah and Akshara Hassan

 

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#10 – Zaalima

Vocals: Arijit Singh and Harshdeep Kaur

From the film Raees, starring Shahrukh Khan and Mahira Khan

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Yeh Shaam Mastani (Radio XL 21st Birthday Show)

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South and City College

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Mika Singh Press Conference

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Date(s) - 24/11/2016
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East End Foods Roadshow 2016

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Indian Film Festival Opening Night

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Date(s) - 15/07/2016
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Cineworld Cinemas

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Press Conference

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Date(s) - 13/07/2016
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Ricoh Arena

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Kohinoor Live Broadcast

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Wolverhampton Vaisakhi Celebrations 2016

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West Park

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Birmingham Vaisakhi Celebrations 2016

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Handsworth Park

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Satinder Sartaj visits East End Foods Cash and Carry

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East End Foods

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Saath Saath Ghazal Night

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