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Ashanti Omkar News

  • | February 13th, 2014

    Trinny and Susannah: India has the most beautiful traditional costumes in the world!

    Trinny and Susannah: India has the most beautiful traditional costumes in the world!

    Trinny and Susannah chat about their forthcoming India trip with British journalist Ashanti Omkar
    Ashanti Omkar (AO) : How did T&S come together as a fashion team? Click here to read more

  • | January 25th, 2013

    Pooja Kumar: Kamal Haasan is the epitome of a great artiste

    Pooja Kumar: Kamal Haasan is the epitome of a great artiste

    Kamal Haasan’s leading lady in the controversial Vishwaroopam speaks exclusively to British journalist Ashanti Omkar about her experience working with stalwarts like Kamal Haasan, Shekhar Kapur and Rahul Bose
    Tell us a bit about your background and upbringing….
    I was born in St Louis, Missouri, but travel quite a bit from the US and India working on various projects. My greatest highlights would have to be winning the Miss India USA contest Click here to read more

  • | November 20th, 2012

    Shahrukh Khan: Thanks for making me the star that I am!

    Shahrukh Khan: Thanks for making me the star that I am!

    Excerpts from the second part of Shahrukh Khan’s exclusive interview with UK-based journalist Ashanti Omkar
    The Baadshah of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan, talks to BollywoodLife about education, being a brand, looking after his body, his love for London and being half South Indian…
    From being an economics graduate who also studied mass communication as a Master’s, to A-lister – how important is business knowledge to enhance the creative art of cinema?
    It’s not necessary at all. Education is important. It helps me keep abreast of things around the world like technology. Click here to read more

  • | November 12th, 2012

    Ashanti Omkar – Author

    Ashanti Omkar – Author

    Ashanti Omkar is a UK-based print/broadcast journalist, compère, consultant and curator who has interviewed a number of film personalities, from AR Rahman and Akon to Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Freida Pinto, Mani Ratnam, Priyanka Chopra and many more. She is a contributing editor for BBC Publishing (Immediate Media) and Cineworld Unlimited Magazine and is London correspondent for a number of other publications. She is a repeat judge on UK’s biggest inter-university competition, Face Off, curates and comperes at places like The O2 London Mela, BAFTA, Queen Elizabeth Hall, The O2 et al. She works closely with the marketing team for the London Indian Film Festival. Click here to read more