Press Release


BHAVESH JANI, THE PILLAR OF NOTTINGHAM ASIAN ARTS COUNCIL, JOINS VIP LIST FOR #MNBFDW RED CARPET WORLD PREMIERE AT ARC CINEMA’S NOTTINGHAM WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY DHOL PLAYERS OF NAAC MUSIC & DANCE ACADEMY - NEW SCREENINGS ANNOUNCED 6 & 7 NOVEMBER TO CATER FOR NAAC MEMBERS.

Local Barrister and Filmmaker Haresh Sood has personally invited Bhavesh Jani the Events Officer of Nottingham Asian Arts Council, (who is also associated to Nottingham City Council museums team and Arts office) to join the VIP list at the world premiere of his multi award winning documentary, ‘My Nieces Big Fat Delhi Wedding.’

The film which opens with its World Premiere at Arc Cinema Hucknall and Beeston in Nottingham over the Diwali weekend 4—7 November has already had tickets sold out with additional screenings added to cater for the demand.

Nottingham Asian Arts Council (NAAC) which celebrates 35 years of existence this month, have expressed their full support to film Director Haresh Sood for the first ever Indian world premiere being held in Nottingham this Diwali.

NAAC’s principle aims have always been to promote, maintain, improve, and develop artistic skill and knowledge inside and outside of South Asian communities. They have successfully done this by understanding South Asian communities and providing them what they enjoy and appreciate by way of South Asian arts. Through their work, they have increased the accessibility of the arts to all communities to provide information regarding the artistic activities to all organisations. Bhavesh and his committee have been instrumental in creating new initiatives in promoting and advancing the practice of arts to many individuals. Their work has promoted artistic events and workshops throughout the Midlands and beyond. NAAC were very instrumental in delivering the Nottingham Mela with its partner organisations and local authority.

NAAC’s Music & Dance Academy aspires to promote and support South Asian Arts through arranging and promoting a wide range of workshops for people of all ages, abilities and background. The Academy is a centre of excellence with tutors who are of high calibre, professional and specialist with years of experience in delivering quality classes in vocal, music and dance. Classes are held every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at Radford Academy, Denman Street West, Radford, Nottingham.

Bhavesh Says ‘I have known Haresh for well over 25 years from his young days when he was at college and university. He was extremely passionate re his singing/music and arts and we as NAAC have been involved in promoting his work and passion. We wish him well with the launch of his film and all the success during these Diwali and auspicious festivities.

Nina Virdi, expressed her sheer delight that the dhol players would be performing at the world premiere and expressed this an a ‘truly proud moment for NAAC’

To book tickets for the new screenings on 6 & 7th November, please click the links below;

Beeston Cinema

Hucknall Cinema

Additional film information and photos here
Official trailer
You Tube Channel with teasers.