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Harj Nagra: Local Music Producer With International Fame

When you’re dancing along to your favourite modern Punjabi hit, the master behind the music magic may be local music producer Harj Nagra. The Surrey born talent was a part of many popular songs such as: “Range Rover” “DIl Vaarda” “Aish” and many more. Find out what he had to say in his exclusive interview with Desi Today. Could you ... Read More »

Bollywood’s Recent Releases

Rocky Handsome Releasing Mar 25 Rocky Handsome is an upcoming Indian action thriller film directed by Nishikant Kamat. It features John Abraham in the lead role while Shruti Haasan, Nishikant Kamat and Sharad Kelkar appear in crucial supporting roles. It is a loose adaptation of the 2010 Korean film The Man from Nowhere. John is co-producing this film under his home ... Read More »

Christmas Side Dish Recipes

Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients – 4 1/2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes – 1/2 cup butter, melted – 1/3 cup milk – 1 cup white sugar – 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract – 2 eggs, beaten – 1 cup light brown sugar – 1/2 cup all-purpose flour – 1/3 cup butter – 1 cup chopped pecans Directions – Preheat oven ... Read More »

McDonalds’ Secret Menu Items

Think you know everything there is about what McDonald’s has to offer? Well, think again! Here is your guide through Mcdonald’s secret menu. Each of these hidden items are real options at McDonald’s and if you ask for them, the McDonald’s employees have to make them for you. No, these are not seasonal items or discontinued items, they are indeed ... Read More »

 The Secret to Happiness: Insight from a Psychological Perspective

Being able to say you are genuinely “happy” is a difficult thing for many people. We provide you with some quotes that have either been published in psychology books or take a psychological perspective on the phenomenon of “happiness.” We want to give insight on how to achieve happiness and highlight that it is often ourselves and our mindset that hinder our ... Read More »

Easy Rakhri Dessert Recipes

Jalebi Recipe Serving 20 jalebies Supplies Icing bag or Jalebi bottle (substitute: cleaned & empty ketchup/mustard bottle) Ingredients 1cup  all-purpose flour  (“Meyda”) 2 teaspoons  gram flour  (“Besan”) 1⁄2cup  plain beaten yogurt (“Dayie”) 1⁄2cup  water 500ml pre-prepared sugar syrup (Chasni) 500ml  ghee  or 500 ml oil 1pinch  baking soda 1.  Mix all-purpose flour with gramflour 2.  Add water and yogurt 3. ... Read More »

“Milk and Honey” By Rupi Kaur

Her words find their way inside of us. They creep into the cracks we don’t realize are open. And we can’t help but let them. Because inside us is their home: her poems tell the stories that live inside of us. I discovered Rupi Kaur almost two years when my cousin reposted her poem “to fathers with daughters.” I was ... Read More »

From ‘The Lunchbox’ to ‘Homeland’ – Nimrat Kaur looks back

Nimrat Kaur’s understated performance in Ritesh Batra’s “The Lunchbox” left viewers gasping for more. Now that the film has been nominated for the prestigious British Academy Of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA), she says the project has been like a “Pandora’s Box” which keeps throwing up surprises. “The Lunchbox”, which also stars Irrfan Khan, is nominated in the ‘Best Film ... Read More »

Top 10 Family-Friendly Holiday Movies

– By Nadia Ali   With the holidays fast approaching there will be no shortage of parties and get-togethers, which means the joyous hustle and bustle of family and friends around the house. The holidays are not only the perfect occasion to end the year on a positive note but also kick off the new year surrounded with special people ... Read More »

Christmas Dinner Indian Style

Tis the season to be merry!! This is the time of year when families get together to celebrate the year that has passed, and share stories over food, and well yes, even more food. When it comes to holiday eats, many countries have added their personal spin, and we are no exception. The recipes below take the Christmas dinner classics, ... Read More »