As we rapidly approach the end of the year, we are thrilled to announce The Asian Power Couples Hot 100 of 2015. It has also been great to watch our ‘Top 5 Couples’ of 2015, many of whom have had a fantastic year including Pretam and Neishaa Gharat (pictured above). Click here for the Asian Power Couples Hot 100 of 2015 full list.
Top 5 couples to Watch in 2016
The Top 5 Couples to Watch in 2016 areDilshad and Barinder Hothi of The Knowledge Academy; Mehool Sanghrajka of Learning Possibilities and Arshna Sanghrajka; Deepali Nangia & Mayur Patel, Reshma Sohoni & Philipp Stoeckl and Sharnita Athwal and Manga Singh who look set to expand the Taste & Liquor food and drink festival. read more
Top 5 couples in the Arts
Literature and film dominate the Top 5 Couples in the Arts – Apurva and Alka Bagri who sponsor of the London Indian Film Festival; artists Anisha Burman and Leslie Mwambazi; directors Gurinder Chadha and Paul Mayeda Burges; writers Lakshmi Hariharan and Naman Ramachandran and Arts patrons Harpinder and Surina Narula. read more
Top 5 couples in Community Affairs
The Top 5 couples in Community Affairs are Akmal and Farah Khushi, founding members of the ‘Scottish Circle’; Fellow Scottish Circle members Poonam and Puneet Gupta; Rohit and Ratika Puri Kapur of The Angeli Foundation; newcomers Manoj and Dina Ladwa and Rami and Renu Ranger who are renown for their community involvement. read more
Top 5 couples in Food & Drink
The Top 5 couples in Food & Drink are Anjum Anand and Adarsh Sethia of ‘The Spice Tailor’; Jay and Sonali Morjaria of ‘Sutra Kitchen’ restaurant and cookery school; Sumit Arora and Chandni Munjal Arora of Indo European Foods, manufacturer of the ‘Kohinoor’ basmati rice brand; Laila and Nazir Remtulla of Laila’s Fine Foods and Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala’s of Cafe Spice Namaste. read more
Top 5 couples in Philanthropy
The Top 5 Couples for Philanthropy are Chris and Claire Mathias involve their three daughters in The Hummingbird Trust; Simon and Shalni Arora of Savannah Wisdom; Dr Sri and Rajni Sriram of The Wings of Hope charity; Manoj and Katie Badale of The British Asian Trust, an initiative supported by many, including Sam and Jas Sangha. read more
New Age of Philanthropy
It was this simple idea of helping millions of people to realise their full potential that led HRH The Prince of Wales to establish The British Asian Trust in 2007. Richard Hawkes, Chief Executive of the Trust, guides us through key trends in diaspora philanthropy. read more
Why are there no happy couples on stage?
As Rifco Arts prepares to revive the classic Persian theatrical tale of Layla & Majnun in 2016 with ‘Laila The Musical’ , we ponder the improbability of seeing happy “power couples” on stage. Happy couples don’t generally make for interesting theatre,” says Fin Kennedy, Artistic Director of Tamasha Theatre Company. read more