Not resting on his laurels Sanj fulfilled one of his other dreams by going into music production, his first 12 inch single; titled Xzecutive, sold around copies on white label thus making Sanj Xzecutive the first ever Brit-Asian DJ to release a 12 inch single. This led to a turning point when Sanj alongside his brother Amit signed a contract with Multitone Records in to remix their vast Bhangra and Bollywood catalogue, the result was Extra Hot 1, now known as a milestone in remixing, Sanj followed this up with Garma Garam 1, remixes of Amitabh Bachchan songs — This is known to be the first ever Bollywood remix album. The club night was appreciated, this resulted in Sanj becoming resident DJ for Kuch Kuch Nights launched at Bar Bollywood — the night since has become the longest running Bollywood club night in Europe, celebrating 16 years in Next for San-j Sanj was a stint in radio with Westside Radio and BBA, it was from here that Sanj was noticed for his radio ability and swiftly moved to the newly branded Club Asia in
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BBC Asian Network is a national digital radio station providing speech and music appealing anyone interested in British Asian lifestyles. Asian Network also broadcasts news, discussion programmes, documentaries and reflects British Asian arts and culture. This does not include locations in South East Asia. It broadcasts primarily in English, but some programming is provided in a range of South Asian languages. The primary target audience is British Asians under 35 reflecting the age profile of the Asian communities , but the station should also appeal to anyone with an interest in British Asian issues, music and culture. There is more information about the remit at http: However, like other areas of the BBC, it faces significant cuts to its budget.
Origins[ edit ] BBC television had broadcast an Asian news programme, Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan , since from its studios in Birmingham; this series followed a traditional news and current affairs format. In BBC Radio Leicester , responding to the growth of the size of the South Asian population in Leicester , introduced a daily show aimed primarily at that community in the city. At one point the audience consisted of 67 per cent of the South Asian community in Leicester. Branding and schedule changes[ edit ] In April the first wave of schedule changes were introduced with further changes coming into effect on 14 May and 21 May with weekend changes occurring from 17 June. In , this was re-branded again to add prominence to the Asian aspect of the logo.