Amrit Matharu

Amrit, blogger of Amaretto's World, collaborates with Punjab2000 to bring you the very best of music, fashion, lifestyle and culture, through her expressive and stimulating way with words.

By Amrit Matharu On 19 Feb, 2016 At 12:48 PM | Categorized As Exclusive Videos, Interviews, Latest, News, Photos | With No Comments

    Welcome to Talk Time with Amaretto – a new YouTube series by Punjab2000’s favourite media-head Amrit Matharu, also known as Amaretto! Amrit talks to interesting individuals about their journey, advice and shares their story with you. In the first episode Amrit meets Bishamber Das, the UK’s first British Asian plus size model. Bishamber […]

By Amrit Matharu On 13 Nov, 2015 At 03:22 PM | Categorized As Bhangra, Bhangra singles, Latest, News, Photos | With 7 Comments

In a male dominated music industry, the BBC Asian Network are bringing forward the names of some of the most talented women who are both Punjabi and British and represent the unique style of music originating from the subcontinent. In the first of a four part series, Dipps Bhamrah plays out a live music session […]

By Amrit Matharu On 9 Nov, 2015 At 02:56 PM | Categorized As Latest, News, Photos | With No Comments

A few weeks ago I got to view one of my favourite films being performed on stage at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Anita and Me is Meera Syal’s much loved novel which was also made into a film in 2002 also staring the award winning novelist herself along with Sanjeev Bhaskar. Tanika Gupta has adapted […]

By Amrit Matharu On 7 Nov, 2015 At 12:20 AM | Categorized As Latest, News | With 13 Comments

Northampton Punjabi Association held their sixth charity event on 31 October 2015 raising over £4800 for charity. The Halloween themed party was a success with guests who attended from various communities to share the community spirit in coming together for a good cause. Fancy dress was enjoyed by adults and children who took part in […]

By Amrit Matharu On 7 Nov, 2015 At 12:20 AM | Categorized As Latest | With 5 Comments

Award-winning producer Niraj Chag’s new album released on 22 June 2015, and I’ve been hooked on it since I first heard the track “Rang Diya”. Niraj Chag is a London-based music artist and composer. His style entwines classical Indian influence with contemporary notes to reveal a unique sound. His work ranges from albums, to film […]

By Amrit Matharu On 18 Oct, 2015 At 12:28 PM | Categorized As News | With No Comments

    Punjab2000’s Amrit Matharu joins new online book forum, – showcasing the best in new international fiction releases. GloBooks is your destination-point for foreign fiction, international fiction news and brand new trending fiction! Meera Syal released her long-awaited third novel House of Hidden Mothers this year after Anita and Me and Life Isn’t all Ha Ha Hee Hee which came to the […]

By Amrit Matharu On 4 Sep, 2015 At 03:28 PM | Categorized As Latest, News | With No Comments

BBC Asian Network announces four exciting new names joining its presenting line-up later this autumn. Preeya Kalidas, Guz Khan, Harpz Kaur and Mim Shaikh will be launching new shows on the Asian Network from Thursday 26 November as part of a refresh of its schedule.  BBC Asian Network is a national digital radio station that […]

By Amrit Matharu On 20 Jul, 2015 At 02:08 PM | Categorized As Latest | With No Comments

The BBC Asian Network presents Bollywood Looks Throughout the Ages! Noreen Khan and the team at Asian Network have been working on a special video for you and we’re so excited to finally show you! It’s a video lookbook of Bollywood hair and make-up styles throughout the ages married with music that would be played […]

By Amrit Matharu On 30 Jun, 2015 At 02:28 PM | Categorized As Interviews, Latest, News | With No Comments

Amrit was fortunate enough to be invited to the heart of Leeds for South Asian Arts UK’s Summer Solstice Festival. It was the fourth festival held as one of the UK’s only Indian Summer Solstice events. Internationally acclaimed artists of Indian classical music gathered to share music of the mind, body and soul, deeply imbedded […]

By Amrit Matharu On 20 May, 2015 At 11:57 AM | Categorized As Exclusive Videos, Interviews, Latest, News | With No Comments

London-based music producer, Atik Rahman more popularly known by Middleman, releases his new track Izhaar Thursday 21 May 2015 on VIP Records. Middleman is no stranger to the game his experience spans over a decade and a half within radio and media. In his time Middleman has helped launch and shape the careers of many household […]