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Manara has been DJing on and off for 10 years alongside the Night Slugs family. After a brief hiatus she joined 2SHIN & Sweyn J to start the BBC AZN Network collective, known for their eclectic radio show playing everything from Garage, House, Grime, UK Rap & Bollywood music.

The influence of Indian and Pakistani music is clear throughout any Manara set, her experimental blends of vocal loops and hard club instrumentals have seen her tour North America, Europe and Canada. She describes her sound as “sweet and sour with a hard feminine energy”.

Manara also hosts three radio shows on rotation, showcasing a mix of sounds and exclusive remixes of Indian tracks every month on BBC Asian Network as well as a monthly residency on Rinse FM and a show with Grime queen A.G on NTS.

A compilation of Bollywood edits Manara has created will be released later this year.