By SAT News Desk
MELBOURNE, 27 September: SBS Radio today announced the launch of a new show SBS PopDesi’s Bollywood Top 20 with Sid.
Kicking off on Friday, September 27, the show will broadcast every Friday at 6 pm. Each week, #1 Breakfast Host in the UAE, Sid Vohra, will present the freshest Bollywood entertainment news and the hottest songs of the week.
“I’ve always been passionate about Bollywood and presenting the show with a twist to just songs being counted down on charts, is what I am really excited about. The Bollywood top 20 will present that extra punch and oomph tailored to the Desi community. This show will offer something to every listener – whether it’s a blast from the past or a future hit or a track which brings out the grooviest best in each of us – a guaranteed Friday chartbuster experience awaits!” he said.
Sid Vohra is the voice behind the #1 Breakfast Show airing on UAE’s Bollywood Radio Station – City1016. Having been in the radio industry for the last 15 years, Sid has been working with some of the most prestigious media houses in India as well as in the UAE – hosting some of the biggest events with some of the biggest stars from the Indian film industry.
Apart from being a prominent voice-over artist, Sid has also been hosting shows on Emirates Airlines for their in-flight entertainment system since 2015.
Mandi Wicks, SBS Director of Audio and Language Content, said: “SBS PopDesi is a popular destination for 24/7 hits in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Bangla, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada and Urdu languages.
We’re excited to be working with Sid who will bring his talent and passion for Bollywood to Australia for the first time.’’
Other SBS PopDesi highlights include:
Non-stop Desi hits with the Bollywood Session every Monday – Friday from 5 pm
Bhangra Nights every Wednesday – Saturday from 8 pm
Desi Dance Party every Friday – Saturday from 9 pm
Audiences can access SBS PopDesi via live streaming on sbs.com.au/popdesi; on Digital TV: go to channel 305 to listen; on Digital Radio: simply search for the station name SBS PopDesi; via the SBS Radio App available on App Store or Google Play.