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Creative communities during pandemic

Creative communities during pandemic

Phizzical’s artistic director Samir Bhamra has started an online Antakshari every Saturday via Zoom and a regular Bollywood Quiz on Facebook. Antakshari is a (transl. The game of the ending letter) is a spoken parlor game played by South Asians globally. Contestant sing the first verse […]

South Asian Writers & Actors Programme

South Asian Writers & Actors Programme

Phizzical have launched a weekly script read for South Asian writers to test their new scripts. We want to help writers to hear their stories and dialogues. Through this process, we want to make sure actors can keep up with their training and practice their […]

Digital musical wins global awards

Digital musical wins global awards

Over the last year, Phizzical’s digital short musical film Mad About The Boy has been screening at global festivals worldwide winning several awards for Best Music, Best Costume, Best Editing and Best Direction. This musical film was created during the early development of Stardust to […]

Phizzical supported composer wins national award

Phizzical supported composer wins national award

Devesh Sodha – a young Leicester based composer won the Best Producer Award sponsored by Steinberg at the inaugural national Youth Music Awards, for his outstanding technical skills in music production, engineering, mixing and/or mastering. Devesh took part in Phizzical’s Music Pathways programme in association […]

Bollywood Musicals Season

Bollywood Musicals Season

This January 2020, we are delighted to be screening five Bollywood musicals at Phoenix Cinema, Leicester, Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Square One Cinema at Coventry University that celebrate 50 years of cinematic magic created by Javed Akhtar through his iconic films and unforgettable songs. Join […]

Once upon a time in Bollywood

Once upon a time in Bollywood

A new narrative dance production based on Mirza Hadi Ruswa’s decadent tale of love, exploitation and reconciliation. It re-imagines his classic novel about the doomed courtesan and poetess Umrao Jaan Ada with the romantic poetry of William Wordsworth and Mirza Ghalib. “There is no doubt […]