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Desi DNA

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2009-03-17 09:15:00
Films this week include: Asian celebrities debate if it's important to chase the mainstream dream when it comes to acting and music and a look at the work of photographer Steve McCurry.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-08-21 01:20:00
A look at the book industry's fascination with all things Islamic, plus Adil Ray samples the life of city dwellers who've swapped urban living for a life in the country.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-08-21 00:20:00
A look at the book industry's fascination with all things Islamic, plus Adil Ray samples the life of city dwellers who've swapped urban living for a life in the country.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-08-18 17:15:00
Is writing about identity and culture the only essential ingredient for British Asian literary success? Is it the end of the road for Bhangra music? Contains some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-07-13 09:00:00
Asian arts and lifestyle magazine. Benjamin Zephaniah and Kenan Malik debate whether multiculturalism has brought us closer together or turned Britain into an apartheid state.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-07-13 08:00:00
Asian arts and lifestyle magazine. Benjamin Zephaniah and Kenan Malik debate whether multiculturalism has brought us closer together or turned Britain into an apartheid state.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-04-29 05:00:00
Desi DNA goes behind the scenes of new British film, Shoot on Sight, exploring police handling of controversial anti-terror laws.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-04-23 22:20:00
2/2. The Great British Curry Trail. Ravinder travels up to Manchester's Curry Mile, meets a budding entrepreneur in Bradford, and tries the world's hottest curry in Newcastle.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-04-02 22:20:00
This show looks at some of the aspiring stage and screen stars of the future in Asian flavoured arts, culture and entertainment. Adil Ray goes in search of the Asian obsession with Elvis Presley.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-03-12 23:25:00
An insight into the art of bedroom producing through two rising stars based in the East End of London. Tommy Sandhu goes on the set of the latest Bollywood production to be filmed on British soil.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-02-27 23:20:00
Adil Ray fixes it for a group of unlikely Bollywood fans to meet screen idol, Shah Rukh Khan. Fashion comes under the spotlight with a feature on the darling of Indian design, Manish Arora.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-02-20 23:20:00
A music special presented by Bobby Friction and Adil Ray. The show features performances from a rising crop of British Asian talent including Swami, Sona Family and Jay Sean.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2008-01-30 23:20:00
Desi DNA goes behind the scenes of new British film, Shoot on Sight, exploring police handling of controversial anti-terror laws.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-05-17 23:20:00
A report on the Hindu and Muslim groups that are setting the standard in youth activism, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and a live performance from Nitin Sawhney. Some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-05-17 22:20:00
A report on the Hindu and Muslim groups that are setting the standard in youth activism, and a live performance from Nitin Sawhney. Some strong language and some sexual content.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-05-10 23:20:00
A report on the Hindu and Muslim groups that are setting the standard in youth activism, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and a live performance from Nitin Sawhney. Some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-05-10 22:20:00
A report on the Hindu and Muslim groups that are setting the standard in youth activism, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and a live performance from Nitin Sawhney. Some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-05-03 23:35:00
An art dealer and playboy showcases a collection of Indian contemporary sculptures and Chef Anjum Anand proves the simplicity of Indian cuisine. Some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-05-03 22:35:00
An art dealer and playboy showcases a collection of Indian contemporary sculptures and Chef Anjum Anand proves the simplicity of Indian cuisine. Some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-04-26 23:20:00
Is writing about identity and culture the only essential ingredient for British Asian literary success? Is it the end of the road for Bhangra music? Contains some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-04-26 22:20:00
Is writing about identity and culture the only essential ingredient for British Asian literary success? Is it the end of the road for Bhangra music? Contains some strong language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-04-19 22:20:00
The Hindu and Muslim groups that are setting the standard in youth activism, and the creative heroes who are bringing Asian characters and Indian Mythology to life in the world of graphic novels.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-04-12 23:20:00
How some British Asians are using their sexuality as a means of expression and why buying South Asian Art is a good financial investment. Some strong language and sexual scenes.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-04-05 23:20:00
Controversial music artist Aki Nawaz defends the right of music to make a political point and Aishwarya Rai discusses her role playing a battered Punjabi housewife in the film Provoked.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-04-05 22:20:00
Controversial music artist Aki Nawaz defends the right of music to make a political point and Aishwarya Rai discusses her role playing a battered Punjabi housewife in the film Provoked.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-03-29 22:20:00
Asian arts and lifestyle magazine. Benjamin Zephaniah and Kenan Malik debate whether multiculturalism has brought us closer together or turned Britain into an apartheid state.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-03-15 23:20:00
The Muslims who voted for Bush, the entrepreneurs who are making a packet in the matrimonial market, music from the Bombay Dub Orchestra and Indian cinema.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2007-03-08 23:20:00
British Muslims who believe it is time to tackle the spin behind the headlines, a TV yoga guru on tour in the UK and Charlie Luxton's travels in Spain exploring Moorish architecture.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-04-05 22:20:00
The Asian arts programme, with reports on how Pakistan is emerging as a high fashion superpower on Asia's catwalks, and the story of a King who was forced into exile by the British as a child.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-03-29 22:20:00
Desi DNA charts the rise and success of Asian arts, lifestyle and culture.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-03-22 23:25:00
Hari Kunzru on the Religious Hatred Bill, there's a look at the architecture of Lahore's Badshai Mosque and on set with Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, making his first cross-over film.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-03-15 23:20:00
Films this week include: Asian celebrities debate if it's important to chase the mainstream dream when it comes to acting and music and a look at the work of photographer Steve McCurry.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-03-08 23:20:00
A look at whether the Arts Council's multi-cultural initiatives are working, Harvey from So Solid meets Asians besotted by collecting trainers, and the relationship between Islam and music.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-03-01 23:20:00
Aasma Mir talks to Muslim woman about the hijab, plus we report on male grooming, whether the Bangladeshi soul of Brick Lane has been lost and have an exclusive first play of Swami's new single.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-02-15 23:20:00
Films this week include a grass roots look at last year's violence between blacks and Asians in Handsworth, Birmingham, and architect Zaha Hadid unveils her latest building in Germany.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-02-08 23:20:00
Why have a group of British Pakistanis decided to put their lives on hold and fly out to Pakistan to help victims of last year's earthquake? Plus a preview of the BBC drama Bangla Nights Banquet.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-02-01 23:20:00
Desi DNA charts the rise and success of Asian arts, lifestyle and culture. Films this week include a look at the freedom of expression in Asian theatre, a year on from Behzti. Strong Language.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-02-01 23:20:00
Desi DNA charts the rise and success of Asian arts, lifestyle and culture. Films this week include a look at the freedom of expression in Asian theatre, a year on from the controversial Behzti.

> Desi DNA on BBC Two at 2006-01-25 23:20:00
12 months on from controversial play Behzti we meet writers who remain defiant in pushing the boundaries and Patrick French finds a Mogul inspired stately home tucked away in the Cotswolds.

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