Posts Tagged ‘London’

GFEST is back in London with Wise Thoughts and Sholay

GFEST is back in London with Wise Thoughts and Sholay

Check us out in TimeOut London. GFest is London’s premier LGBTQI cross-arts festival, GFEST is a platform for LGBTQI artists, organisations and venues to promote LGBT and queer arts. It features group and solo performances, exhibitions, creative workshops and film screenings. The 3 day festival from November 7 to November 9 ends with a “Bollywood Blast” party organized by your very own Sholay Productions featuring visuals by Neeraj, DJ and performances by

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LGBT Sikhs in NYC via London

LGBT Sikhs in NYC via London

Members of Sarbat—a London based social and support group for LGBT Sikhs—will be in New York in the beginning of November for discussions and social gatherings. Scheduled events include an introductory discussion about Sarbat and issues faced by LGBT Sikhs in the US & UK on November 1st and a walk on the Highline followed by brunch on November 2nd. Check out their events calendar  and RSVP to attend.  

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Bollywood Central London with Sholay Productions and Asifa Lahore

Bollywood Central London with Sholay Productions and Asifa Lahore

On June 15, 2013 Sholay Productions  and Asifa Lahore launched their first London party titled “Bollywood Central” at Halfway II Heaven. The party had all the elements of Desilicious with stunning performances by Asifa Lahore, mujra by Tanisa Khan, hip shaking by Rezzia Irani and Silver Summers. Lotus Visual provided an amazing array of Bollywood visuals that created a cinematic experience for everyone. Topping it all were the beats of DJ

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Sholay Brings the Party to London on June 15th

Sholay Brings the Party to London on June 15th

We are finally bringing the party to London on June 15th, with “Bollywood Central”, the first Central London Bollywood party in over two decades at Halfway II Heaven in Central London. The party will feature Asifa Lahore, Silver Summers, Rezzia and Tanisha Khan with Bolly Beats and visuals by Lotus Visual. Proceeds from the night will be donated to The Naz Project, London, a charity supporting the LGBT community for

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Asifa Lahore’s take on “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja”

Asifa Lahore’s take on “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja”

Get to know Asifa Lahore who, according to her Twitter page, is a “club hostess, cabaret artist, singer, dj and LGBT activist” and very talented to boot! And, check out her fantastic take on the classic track, “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja” from the film “Disco Dancer”. According to a recent interview, Asifa’s goal was to “hone in on British and Indian stereotypes and bring them across in a humorous and

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Asifa Lahore – The Battyness In Me

Asifa Lahore – The Battyness In Me

“A live singing desi drag queen will never work. The gay desi community won’t get it and you’ll be laughed off stage.” That’s what I was told even before I started my drag journey. As a teenager I had always dreamt of being a pop star. I watched the Spice Girls like an obsessive fan. I would tape their every performance on my VHS recorder and mimic their every move.

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