SBS Radio has launched a new Bollywood Top 20 countdown show on its digital raido channel PopDesi.
Kicking off on Friday September 27, the show will broadcast every Friday at 6pm, hosted by the Number 1 breakfast host in the UAE, Sid Vohra.
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,” says Vohra.
SBS Director of Audio and Language Content Mandi Wicks has told radioinfo: “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 station highlights include:
- Non-stop Desi hits with the Bollywood Session every Monday – Friday from 5pm
- Bhangra Nights every Wednesday – Saturday from 8pm
- Desi Dance Party every Friday – Saturday from 9 pm
Listeners can access SBS PopDesi via live streaming on sbs.com.au/popdesi; on Digital TV channel 305 ; on Digital Radioand via the SBS Radio App.