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Sacha Dhawan: After Outsourced
Actor Sacha Dhawan
After the success of "Outsourced", a workplace comedy series on NBC about an American company’s call center in Mumbai, British actor Sacha Dhawan shares his experiences on the show with Urban Milan readers!
Dhawan played the role of Manmeet on the show which debuted in 2010. Outsourced was the first American show that was based on the South Asian community and featured a large ensemble of South Asian actors. Manmeet's hilarious character on the show had only two interests...More...
Freezing Time with Jay Sean
We caught up with Jay Sean at The Filmore Silver Spring, the penultimate stop of his nineteen-city tour with Joe Jonas. Jay Sean has been on the road for the last month in support of "Freeze Time", his fourth album, which is set to release at the end of November. Jay Sean spent a couple of minutes with Urban Milan discussing what he's up to and what he's doing next...More...
Talking Tabla with Tina
From tabla to dancing, Tina Sugandh is a "Bollywood Girl" with many talents. Tina was born to a musical family who toured as a professional group on weekends. From being raised with music, Tina realized that she had a passion for music herself, after completing her degree, she decided to pursue her dreams.
Since then, this rising star has been on a musical journey experimenting in a few different genres. She has worked with everyone from Ringo to Fat Joe... More...
Catching up with Jay Sean
Jay Sean is back with a new single “Hit The Lights” featuring lil' wayne, the release date for the single is February 8, 2011. During Urban Milan's interview with Jay Sean, he mentioned that he was inspired to write this song based on going out to parties and the club scene.
Jay Sean's latest album will be called “Freeze Time” and will be released this Spring! Jay Sean is currently preparing for his upcoming concert...More...
Getting Down With Blitz
Blitz broke into the Urban Desi scene in 2002 after being discovered by world famous producer Punjabi MC. Since then Blitz has come a long way in his journey as a rapper with a recently released album “Get Blitz” that include some incredible collaboration with Bally Sagoo and various artists.
Blitz’s album “Get Blitz” features tracks that range in genres from Bhangra to Qawwali. He has teamed up with some of the most notable artists in the industry for this album, including Bally Sagoo, Mentor Beats...More...
Meeting the Desi "Apprentice"
Confidence and intelligence are the two words that come to mind when thinking about a contestant on “The Apprentice” named Anand Vasudev. Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, Anand is of South Asian descent—his parents are from Bangalore and Karnataka. Kannada is an Indian language that Anand can speak fluently.Over 200,000 people applied for this season of “The Apprentice” Only sixteen were chosen and Anand was one of the lucky few.Anand states that he “can never explain the experience we (Apprentice contestants) went through on the show...More..
Jay Sean's Partying Like It's "2012"
neoDesi superstar, Jay Sean is ready to “party like it’s the end of the world” and take down the iTunes charts yet again. He is back with the much anticipated “2012 (It Aint The End)” - his new single with rapper Nicky Minaj, a video and a new album set to release in November.
“2012 (It Aint The End),” which hits iTunes on August 3rd, is an energetic R&B, dance-pop track that re-imagines the apocalypse into a celebration of life and love. Joining Jay Sean on the track is Nicky Minaj, the current queen of rap adding a spitfire tenacity to Sean’s velvety, sexy pop vocals...More..
Getting to Know A.R Rahman
NEW YORK: Oscar winner, Grammy award winner, record producer, musician, singer, husband and father-- A.R Rahman wears many hats, but how much do we know about this "Mozart of Madras" as Time Magazine describes him?
His favorite color is blue, his favorite trip was a drive to Paris from Brussels because it was a quiet trip with his wife, this father of three is a genius that has made a huge mark in the Bollywood music industry...More...
Woofer Tu Meri...Mein Tera Amplifier...
You may have heard of Imran Khan the cricket player, or Imran Khan the actor, but have you heard of the Punjabi singing sensation- Imran Khan?
Imran Khan, is a Dutch-born, Punjabi singer that shot to global fame with his debut single "Ni Nachleh". Khan recently released an album entitled "Unforgettable" which includes the song "Amplifier", which has already proven to be as successful as his debut single....More...
John Abraham: Actor, Sex Symbol, Humanitarian
When you hear the name John Abraham images of a muscular, attractive man come to mind- however there is more to this popular actor then meets the eye. Before entering Bollywood, John Abraham started off as a media planner for an advertising agency, he then made his way into modeling. With his looks, charm and sex appeal, he was one of the highest paid models in India. Due to his popularity, Abraham was offered a role in 2003 for the movie "Jism", the movie was not your typical action packed-love triangle Indian movie. The movie was full of suspense and was more sexually charged then your typical Bollywood movie...More...
Behind the Music with Mika Singh
Who is Mika Singh? Mika is a Punjabi Bhangra singer that has been singing since the age of 23, his brother is well-known Bhangra singer Daler Mehndi. I had the privilege of speaking with Mika about his music, concert tour and charity work that he has been involved with.
Mika has recently released some popular songs that can be heard in the hit Bollywood movie "Singh is King," one of my favorite recent hits is "Mauja Hi Mauja." Mika claims to be the first Indian singer to use a nasal-type singing style that can be heard by many other famous Indian singers such as Hemish Reshamiya...More...
Getting to Know Raghav
Inspired by musicians such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson, Raghav Mathur has blown away audiences all over the world with his fusion of Hip Hop, RnB, Hindi, Reggae and Indian Classical Music. Raghav has a unique style that has made an impact and topped UK charts with hits like "So Confused' and "Angel Eyes". His first album "Story Teller" sold 1.3 Million copies! It's been four years since his successful first album, Raghav is now looking forward to releasing his new album "Identity" this year and will soon be releasing his new single...More...
Sonu Nigam: Touching hearts with his Music, Talent & Generosity
In an industry infamous for its blatant nepotism and “casting couches”, Sonu Nigam has emerged as a bright and shining star, with scrupulous passion and ethics built on his unfaltering dedication to music and commitment to improve and grow not only as a singer, but evolve into a consummate musician and performer.
Today, no introduction of Sonu Nigam is anything short of a never-ending string of appellations, moniker, titles and honors. Indeed, he is not only the voice of our generation but the generation that grew up admiring singing greats of the yester years like Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi. With his relentless desire to evolve and better himself, Sonu has not only transcended genres of music ranging from folk, classical, semi-classical, pop and rock but has perpetually delivered hits in more than six languages including Hindi, Marathi...More...