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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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Sunhara Sawara – Sunita

Catch up on news in the UK and abroad including entertainment news with Sunita.

About Sunita:

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

- My son, Books and water.

Favourite childhood memory?

- Picking berries from the trees and eating them

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

- Sonu Nigam, I admire him

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

- Dance India Dance, I love dancing

What is your guilty pleasure?

- cream cakes

What would you spend £1000 on?

-Books and magazines

What’s your favourite drink?

- Coke

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

- Nutan

Which super power would you like to have?

- To be able to summon the lightening

What book would you recommend?

-Mahatma Ghandi’s Autobiography

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

-Pistachio

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Chevda

Favourite meal to eat?

-Dosa

Who was the last person you called?

- My Mother in Law

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

-Shabana

 

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Late Night Show – CJ

CJ 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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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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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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Drive Time – Tej

Tune into Drive Time on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with your very own Tej Sohal and keep up to date with all the new bollywood and bhangra releases. Stay informed on local news and request your favourite tunes. Kick back and enjoy an exclusive ‘Big Mix’, back to back interruption free mixed by Tej himself.

About Tej:

Person you would most like to meet and why ?
- Bruce Lee, because he had wisdom knowledge and skill way ahead of his time. He is an eternal legacy.

What always puts a smile on your face?
- Good Music!

Do you have an odd talent?
- Yes I can read your mind

What would you spend £1000 on ?
- On another £1000

What is your favourite drink ?
- Grey Goose Vodka

If bollywood made a film of your life which actor/actress would you want to play you?
- John Abraham

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

What book should everyone read ?
- Anything by Rhonda Byrne or Anthony Robbins

If  you were a superhero what would your name be ?
- I would rather be a super Villain

Favourite flavour of ice cream?
- Mint or Pistachio or Banana I can’t decide

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?
- Cereal but I do love a good fry up sometimes!

Favourite meal to eat ?
- Chicken Biryani

Do you prefer white or brown bread ?
- White bread

Who was the last person you called ?
- Me because I lost my phone

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

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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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Punjabi Programme – Gurdev Loi

About Gurdev:

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

-Water, my mobile phone and my laptop

Favourite childhood memory?

- Too many to mention

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

-Shilpa Shetty, she’s my favourite actress

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Seeing my family and meeting my friends

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

- Voice of Punjab so I can get to choose the singers

What’s your guilty pleasure?

-Don’t have any

Do you have an odd talent?

- I fix electrical goods

What would you spend £1000 on?

- CD’s

What’s your favourite drink?

- Tea, juice, and water

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

- Sanjay Dutt or Akshay Kumar

Which super power would you like to have?

- To be able to fly

What book should everyone read?

- Religious ones

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

- Shakti man

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- White magnum

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- Cornflakes

Favourite meal to eat?

- Makki di roti, sarson da saag and masala fish

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown bread

Who’s the last person you called?

-My brother

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

- Manjeet Rai

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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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Saturday Breakfast Show – Gee Kaur

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

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Bhooli Bisri Yaadein – Raj Chandarana

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

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Ek Sawal – Haider

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

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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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Punjabi Programme – Mohanjit

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

 

 

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Late Night Show – Manpreet Darroch

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

About Manpreet:

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

-Family, food and music

Favourite childhood memory?

- Dancing on the roof of our rental van to reggae music in Punjab.

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

- Damian Marley, I’m a huge fan of his music and respect the stance true reggae has on world issues. I think it would be a very interesting conversation.

What always puts a smile on your face?

-Music I can vibes to!

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

- I don’t watch reality shows so i really don’t know!

What’s your guilty pleasure?

- Nando’s

Do you have an odd talent?

-I have a tendency of playing dhol beats with a pen on the table, it really annoys people!

What would you spend £1000 on?

-More music software!

What’s your favourite drink?

-Masala chai

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

-Any actor that could play a dashing sardar!

Which super power would you like to have?

-The ability to fly

What book should everyone read?

- Emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

- SuperSingh!

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Vanilla

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

Buttermilk pancakes

Favourite meal to eat?

BBQ chicken

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- White

Who’s the last person you called?

- My significant other

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

- Poli Tank

 

 

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Bollywood Diary – Robina Sharif

Catch up with the Mumbai news and hear the gossip on all your favourite Bollywood stars.

About Robina:

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

- Friends, a cd player and books.

Favourite childhood memory?

- Getting the award for best student of the year

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

- Mother Teresa – shes so inspirational.

What always puts a smile on your face?

- Happy children

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

- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa

What is your guilty pleasure?

- Late night reading

Do you have an odd talent?

- Singing in funny voices

What would you spend £1000 on?

- Donation to the poor

What’s your favourite drink?

- Milk

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

- Raveena Tandon

Which super power would you like ot have?

- The power to give peace of mind to every individual in the world.

What book should everyone read?

-How to win friends and influence people- Dale Carnegi

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

-  Robina Sharif

Favourite flavour of ice cream?

- Tutti Fruity

Favourite thing to eat for breakfast?

- 1 apple a day

Favourite meal to eat?

-Fresh boiled veg with a grilled piece of meat

Do you prefer white or brown bread?

- Brown

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

- The best… which is yet to come!

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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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Sher Aur Shayari -Atif Masood

Relax your mood with Atif and listen to a program devoted to Sher Aur Shayari alongside gentle ghazals and melodies.

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Desi Dance Beats – Sunny Gill
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Sher Aur Shayari -Atif Masood
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80s and 90s Greatest Hits – Bash
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