Top 5 Most Stylish Men of 2016
- Nihal Arthanayake
- Manish Bhasin
- Rahi Chadda
- Raj & Pablo
- Ray Panthaki
Nihal Arthanayake (DJ Nial) is an English radio and TV presenter who broadcasts on BBC Asian Network and since August 2010 on BBC Radio 5 Live. Ever since he started promoting rap shows while doing his A-levels, Nihal’s been living for music; initially as journalist and a music PR, working for artists from Nitin Sawhney to Judge Jules, Beenie Man and Elton John; as a DJ for events such as The Isle Of Wight Festival, Glastonbury and Bestival and more recently as a presenter on BBC Asian Network. An ambassador for the British Asian Trust, Nihal is regularly on the podium with an eclectic style of pairing shoes without socks with a tailored evening suit, which make him one of Top 5 Most Stylish Men of 2016.
Manish Bhasin is a sports journalist and works as a BBC presenter. He graduated in 1997 from Anglia Ruskin University with a degree in Communication Studies and completed a diploma in Broadcast Journalism at Cardiff University. He spent five years at BBC Radio Leicester before joining ITV’s Central News East in 2001. In February 2004, he joined BBC’s Football Focus team becoming the youngest regular host of the show at the age of 27. Although a sports presenter, Manish is always impeccably well turned out in a suit; casually carrying of a t-shirt and jacket combo or hard at work in rolled up sleeves, making him one of the one of Top 5 Most Stylish Men of 2016.
Rahi Chadda is a fashion model discovered after his photo shoot pictures went viral on Instagram. Rahi, who has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in Law from Oxford Brookes University and Master’s degree in International employment relations and Human resources from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), was just 21 when he set up the Panache and Marina Skin and Aesthetic Clinic™ in, Dalston. These days he can be found mixing up his own fashion style with his signature long flowing locks, walking the catwalk or advising clients on how to look good. This marks him out as one of Top 5 Most Stylish Men of 2016.
Raj & Pablo
Raj & Pablo are broadcasters, DJ’s and present Love Bollywood every weekend on BBC Asian Network Radio. Born and raised in Glasgow and London respectively, Raj & Pablo have become the pioneers of Bollywood in the UK. They have made their mark by having ‘no holds barred’ interviews with a host of A-list celebrities, and this extends to their fashion style which is often coordinated for maximum impact, making them two of Most Stylish Men of 2016.
Ray Panthaki is best known for the roles he played on BBC soap opera EastEnders as Ronny Ferreira and as Hassan B the nemesis to Sacha Baron Cohen’s Ali G in Ali G Indahouse. He also appeared in the British films 28 Days Later, Rehab, Tube Tales, Provoked, Interview with a Hitman, It’s a Wonderful Afterlife and the 2006 cult film Kidulthood which he also produced. He is a founding member of the London based production company Urban Way. In 2013 Panthaki produced and starred in the Comedy Film ‘Convenience‘ starring alongside Vicky McClure and Adeel Akhtar and in 2014 he was announced as one of 18 BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Brits’, a celebration of Britain’s stars of tomorrow. Ray’s style in understated and classic, making him one of Top 5 Most Stylish Men of 2016.